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...that it timed well with my automated purchases. Schwab gives the option of automatic purchasing on 5th and 20th of each month; I have several of my long-term mutual funds set to purchase on those dates.
And, yes, any day above ground is a good day.
I can't believe on TDAmeritrade, that you have to sign a PDF and FAX or mail it for recurring mutual fund investments!!
I've had success calling TD reps to set up A I Ps without the paperwork and their stated $150 minimum. You can also make manual Mutual Fund trades in some funds with no minimum,@ least in retirement accts. A good option for small or young investors.