The Problem with Dollar-Cost Averaging

It may be a sound investing strategy, but it loses power over time.

For the last 18 months or so the investment markets have been up and down and up and down, and are now pretty much at the same levels they were 18 months ago. A lot has happened, but nothing has happened.

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Charles C. Scott, AIF®
President, Pelleton Capital Management, Ltd.

Charles C. Scott, Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He developed and managed an institutional sales department for Washington Mutual, and then served as the Northwest Regional Manager for MFS, America's oldest mutual fund company. Since 1993, he has been an independent adviser, focusing on providing his clients with objective, unbiased planning and investment advice. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine and other publications.