Do You Want A Portfolio That Can Weather Market Storms?

If the stock market dropped heavily tomorrow, and stayed down for a few years, that would be the best scenario for most employed investors.

It’s an investment strategy that has had only five losing years since 1971. Its biggest drop was in 1981, when it fell just 4.1 percent.

In 2008, when global stock market levels were almost cut in half, this portfolio dropped less than 1 percent.

If you can’t stomach market drops, and you would prefer to see portfolio gains instead, then you might prefer this.

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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School and Millionaire Expat: How To Build Wealth Living Overseas. My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions.

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