I have mentioned in my investment bucket overview that index investing has a significant role and receives 30% of my total investment capital allocation. Although this blog is focused on dividend growth investment, today I will take liberty to discuss index based investing for my investment portfolio. As of today, I have invested very small portion of my portfolio in SPY, EEM, and EPI. The total cumulative capital allocation for index-based portfolio is less than 8% of my original capital (against my target of 30%). This under funding for index portfolio was on purpose because of my investing rule to never invest at historical highs. While I initiated started position, I did not continue to build it. I took a pause. continue reading rest of the article….