DOLLAR COST AVERAGING News & Analysis
It’s often the investment decisions you don’t make that prove costly. We look at the science behind procrastination and what you can do...
James Gruber | 29 December 2022
There's a massive gap between reported total returns and investors’ actual results.
Amy C. Arnott | 21 December 2021
As markets have rallied to new highs amid Covid doubts, investing patterns have changed.
Gemma Dale | 27 August 2021
A systematic investing approach doesn't usually improve returns, but it can help in certain situations.
Amy C. Arnott | 09 September 2020
Going 'all in' and investing a lump sum rather than drip-feeding money into your portfolio usually provides a better return, says Morningstar's Tom...
Tom Lauricella | 06 April 2020
Investing a bit at a time is a bad idea, and buying the dip is an unnecessary risk, recent Morningstar research finds.
Ruth Saldanha | 24 November 2019
Dribbling a small amount of money into stocks is not necessarily the most lucrative investment strategy, says Morningstar’s Tom Lauricella.
Tom Lauricella | 20 November 2019
Dollar-cost averaging and lump-sum investing are two distinct approaches to buying shares or funds, and while both have a role to play, one is...
Emma Rapaport | 05 July 2019