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#82 – Breaking Down The Dry Powder Principle

Market corrections and downturns are inevitable. Although this is something we can’t avoid, there’s power in utilizing the Dry Powder Principle to fully understand how and why investing in different asset classes can help you sail through difficult times from a psychological and financial planning perspective.

During this episode, Wes Moss breaks down the Dry Powder Principle and stresses the importance of calculating your dry powder to prepare for inescapable market corrections. He also explains how the dry powder concept can add cushion to your investment portfolio and reshares a story about his son that reveals how losing money can be tough on anyone regardless of your age. Wes goes on to review historical market corrections, the two principles that dry powder is hinged on, and walks listeners through how to assess their own dry powder using the online calculator tool. To wrap up the episode, Wes is joined by the creator of the dry powder calculator tool and Senior Investment Advisor at CIA, James Lewis ​​CFP®, MBA.

Use the Dry Powder Calculator to discover how much you have: ​​

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