This title offers techniques for individual investors to safeguard their money, even when markets fall back. When attempting to "time" their way around market downturns, individual investors are up against thousands of professionals who are paid billions of dollars to do the same. Throw in unpredictable, marketspooking world events, and the odds against investment success can become even worse. "Protecting Your Wealth in Good Times and Bad" shows investors how to invest for the total market, not just for individual phases, and build a portfolio to weather all markets with long-term safety and security. Full of practical advice and easy-to-understand techniques and examples, this uniquely proactive guidebook provides proven strategies to: know what news is important and act accordingly; invest for specific needs, from college savings through long-term care; and diversify assets to minimize risk and increase overall returns.