Janet, Peter and Lynne each decided to invest $10,000 with the same fund. Over a ten year period it returned an average of 8 per cent per annum.
While Janet made no additional contributions, Peter added $100 per month to his original investment and Lynne added $200 each month to hers.
The difference in the return for each of their investments is dramatic.
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Source: Colonial First STATE dated August 2011