What If I Invest Right Before a Crash?
One of the biggest fears investors have is that they’ll put their money in the market right before a major downturn. We have a solution to that. Dollar-cost averaging means that you invest a set amount every month, regardless of market conditions. This disciplined investing method smoothes out the ups and downs and eliminates this timing risk.
But what if you didn’t do that? What if you only invested large sums of money right before the market collapsed?
Ben Carlson, who writes the brilliant ‘A Wealth of Common Sense’ blog, looked into it — and it turns out, it’s not that bad.
Read his brilliant 2014 blog here