Calculator: Inflation's Historic Impact on Investments

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Inflation can be bad news for investors. Because it's a process of rising prices on goods and services, it means today's dollar won't buy as much down the road. In other words, it reduces your future purchasing power.

Can You Keep Up?

Use this calculator to see how inflation historically has changed the value of the dollar. Then, get tips to stay ahead of inflation and find out if your portfolio is prepared for inflation's effects.

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How Should You Position Your Portfolio for Inflation?

Learn more about your inflation options, or talk to a consultant about your next steps.

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