Author Topic: $15k, Invest Now or Wait?  (Read 10974 times)

Car Jack

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Re: $15k, Invest Now or Wait?
« Reply #50 on: January 03, 2017, 09:24:52 AM »
I'm a firm Jack Bogle investor.  Time IN the market, not timing the market.

I set up little IPS statements.  Right now, it's "Pay son's tuition and all credit card payments.  When bank account accumulates $10k, put $5k into SCHB".

Market timing would be: "Wait for global commodity future comingled arbitrage data to point to a higher future gain acceleration factor, then invest $5k in SCHB"......or some other nonsense that makes one think that their "feeling" about where the market is moving should govern how or when they should invest.  I stopped counting market highs last year when it got to 15 times for the Dow.  If you don't want to invest at a market high, go open an Ally savings account because you'll never invest.