Author Topic: Have $180,000 invested in the market and $70,000 in pre-tax cash to invest today  (Read 1153 times)


  • Bristles
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I plan on picking one of the no-fee total market (U.S.) mutual funds and leaving it there for a very long time.  Is today a good day to invest it?  I can buy the mutual fund at the end of the day.


  • Stubble
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Yes. The sooner, the better.


  • Magnum Stache
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Given that nobody can predict future returns, I'd say today is a good day to invest. Not quite as good as yesterday, but better than tomorrow.

The timing of one purchase - even for 30% of your portfolio - won't matter that much over the long term.

Also - remember Bob's story:


  • Bristles
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Hell, even if you were market timing, you couldn't do much better than right now!