TITLE

Kick into gear now

AUTHOR(S)
Willis, C.
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Money;Jan1991, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the dollar-cost average strategy, which is a simple and ideal way to invest in a recession. Benefits of dollar-cost averaging; Small-company funds; Growth funds; Total-return funds. INSET: How investing every month beat the odds in the last recession....
ACCESSION #
9104293490

 

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