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Stock prices usually have their ups and downs. Trying to time a market entry and you may lose a good chance to enter the market.
Investing regularly monthly or annually will allow you to use a strategy called Dollar Cost Averaging. This strategy has proven itself when the market is trending upwards. Even when the market is not doing well, clocking lower-lows, employing the strategy will still allow you to receive a very good profit.
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Don’t Forget to DRIP
Dividend reinvestment is the soul to stock investing. Using the dividends paid by the company, some brokers will allow you to buy fractional shares of the company.
The fractional shares not only will increase in its market value, they also qualify to earn you more dividends in the future. By continuing to reinvest in the dividends paid, you will soon realise that the fractional shares can soon sum up to full shares while continuing to grow in value and number of shares.
Read more: How to Maximise Your Profits with DRIP
The Bottom Line
Doing stock investing the right way will help a stock investor to quickly achieve their goals in investing. It is not hard to invest correctly, just follow the steps that I have mentioned earlier. Start early even if you account size may be small. Do your homework to ensure you chose the right shares. Invest regularly so that you do not need to use up all your savings in one transaction and finally, don’t forget to DRIP to utilize the power of compounding. Although these may not be the only right method to invest in stocks, following these will definitely not bring you to the wrong destination.