Stay Ahead of Inflation

Investors need to stay ahead of inflation.

Inflation can be bad news for investors. It causes a sustained increase in the prices of goods and services and erodes your future purchasing power. In other words, today's dollar won't buy as much down the road. That's why it's important to consider ways to fight inflation in your investment portfolio.

Inflation is Always a Threat

Since 1960, inflation has averaged 4.1% annually:

Year over Year Inflation Rate


Inflation Erodes Purchasing Power

The higher the rate of inflation, the less your dollars will be able to purchase:

Even modest inflation can erode your purchasing power
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