Is Dollar-Cost Averaging Better Than Lump-Sum Investing? | Comment Below

Dollar-cost averaging is breaking up a sum of money into the same amounts and consistently investing them over time. Lump-sum investing is the immediate investment into a security using all available funds. So which approach is best, or is there something entirely different to consider?

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