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Subject:  Fund Roth IRA monthly or yearly? Date:  4/27/1998  11:22 PM
Author:  radardeb Number:  3080 of 95788

I just opened my first IRA, a Roth, with a discount broker. Here's my question. Even though commissions are low, am I better off putting monthly contributions into a money market and transferring the whole $2000 at once into IRA mutual fund (index), incurring only one commission, or buying shares each month with my contribution? The latter seems like it would have the value of dollar cost averaging, but incur far more in commissions.
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