While the 50 year (1970-2019) average return for the S&P 500 Index (the "Index") has been 10.6% per year (including the reinvestment of dividends),
there have been periods of time when the Index returns have been higher, lower, or even negative (meaning the Index lost value).
This is a hypothetical calculator to help investors understand how a consistent approach to investing can possibly make your money grow.
The calculator is designed to be informational and educational only and does not constitute investment advice. The calculator assumes that the daily
investment amount is contributed once per week (e.g. $5 a day = $35 a week). The results presented are hypothetical, do not reflect the impact of taxes,
and do not reflect the actual growth of any specific investment.