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There are a few small steps one can take. You could buy more international stocks that have a lower valuation, and pay higher dividends. You could also tilt towards higher quality companies. Companies with high, and stable profits, and low debt. You could also buy low volatility stocks.

All these are available through ETFs


Perhaps I just don't get it but will these investments really help if the US market falls 20%
-International? -Lower valuation? -higher dividends? -Higher quality?

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