Have your students watch this video from Globe and Mail and use it as a way to kick-off a classroom discussion:

Questions for your students:

  • What are the two key assumptions he makes before giving his advice? Why are they important to his strategy?
  • Do you agree with his recommendation?
  • What does he mean by equities?
  • Why does investing consistently help to moderate the swings in the market?
  • Do you think this strategy of monthly investing is a good idea?

Want this resource and questions in slide format to use in class? Click here!

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Be sure to check out this NGPF Investing Activity: Dollar Cost Averaging in Action (using Excel)