This is one of the most common questions we get, and it's a very tricky question. There are countless blogs and companies that focus entirely on budgeting and saving money.
The general advice that you have seen everywhere is this:
You should optimize your budget and savings to allow you to invest as much as you are able to.
Ultimately there is no right answer. Whether you have $500,000 to invest right now or $500, we treat your portfolio the same way.
Our weekly deposit feature is the easiest way to build the habit of saving.
The practice of investing a fixed dollar amount on a regular basis does not ensure a profit and does not protect against loss in declining markets. It involves continuous investing regardless of fluctuating price levels. Investors should consider their ability to continue investing through periods of fluctuating market conditions.
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