Have about $100k to invest. Don’t want to put it all in the market at once even though it makes sense long term. How long would you DCA this amount?

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$5k/week

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is there a general rule of thumb to follow when DCA’ing a large chunk (which can be relative to many ppl). curious since I would be coming across some shortly

Just buy $100k of TVIX tomorrow at open

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Glad you confirmed that as a gamble😇

Rule of thumb (according to Vanguard research) is to not let DCA stretch longer than 1 year (they recommend Lump Sum though for the record)

to lock you in lol

In similar circumstances here and had 80k total to invest. I started DCAing since mid April and was targeting end of July. Just because I thought that’s when things will become relatively normal or start opening back up, with a higher likelihood of upward trends only with no major dips. Just personal opinion, offering here as a point of reference. Have read that putting all funds in the beginning sometimes yields better returns but wasn’t comfortable doing that, so picked a relatively short timeline to DCA. Glad I did start early to catch the ride up in the last month and will adjust timeline if I suspect a dip coming earlier or later.

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