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Regarding the original post - the Lump Sum is from the sale of a business, so it would be 100% cash, not previously invested.

As I suspected, the two posts in reply agreed not to put it all into the marker on one day, just for the reason I assumed, so that I don't invest at a peak, to be followed by a downturn in the market.

The question I would like to flesh out is: What would be a prudent time frame to cost average my cash into the market. 12-15 months seems a little short . . I was thinking I would break it into 36 monthly investments????

P.S. The real life scenario will be mid 7 figure money.

Thanks to all
Joe Simcoe
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