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Inflation

Feb 27, 2021 12:45:00 PM / by The Retirement Group

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Remember when everyday products were much cheaper than they are now? That's a real-life example of inflation, an unavoidable phenomenon that erodes the value of money by pushing prices up over time. If capital isn't being put to work and making a return during inflationary periods, the purchasing power of investor capital is declining.

 

"If capital isn't being put to work and making a return during inflationary periods, the purchasing power of investor capital is declining." woman signing on white printer paper beside woman about to touch the documents

 


Investors have a wide range of tools at their disposal to help protect their portfolios from the ravages of inflation. Some prefer inflation-protected bonds, while others swear by commodities such as gold as effective inflation hedges. Investing in stocks has historically been one of the best ways to offset, or even outpace, inflation's degenerative effects on one's savings.
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We still have a tremendous amount of interest from advisors looking into commodity funds, ETFs and other inflation protection instruments to protect against potential inflation.

 

If you are interested in more information about this topic, view our e-book here: https://retirekit.theretirementgroup.com/effects-of-inflation-e-brochure

 

 

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