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Sure, diversification is wonderful. The most diverse fund ever, VTSMX, is up 3.86% annualized with distributions re-invested over the last 10 years. That is a whopping 0.33% better than their money market fund.

OK: 10 years is no longer "long term". And what is the difinition of "is"? Should we work on that too?

I'm probably not going to do the math myself, but I am curious. What would the annualized return have been if over those 10 years one had invested an equal amount monthly? Anyone have the time to figure that one out?

My long term investing plan includes investing regularly.
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