Protecting Your Money During a Market Crash/Correction

When the market had a 10% correction a reader asked if I took a hit.

"…the first week that this market correction took place, I am sure you took a hit? Please talk me through this and tell me how you mitigated the risk."


The system I use has built in insurance so I rarely 'take a hit' like most people think.

I hate losing money so I think about risk first, profits second. Here are two (of many) examples of what I mean by "built in insurance":

[+] I only buy my long term stock holdings during a market crash. Said another way, I wait until the stock market has fallen 20-40% and then I buy.

This way I avoid the usual emotional anguish traditional buy and hold investors go through. AND it makes my returns higher over the long term.

Trust, but verify: run the numbers yourself to see if what I said is accurate.

[+] With my short term option trades (the "risky" ones) I only invest 1-2% of my account and I ALWAYS leave over 90% of my money in cash.

So even if the stock market went to zero I'd lose maybe 5-10% of my money.

My losses are always capped at an acceptable rate. Thus, I never feel the need to buy stock insurance or "mitigate my risk" in other ways.

However, when the market had a 10% correction in February of 2018 I did have insurance in place. I actually made money during the correction (it was good fortune as I had no clue the market would fall 10% in February).

I talk about that in the video below and I also show one of the ways you can protect your money during a market crash.

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