Investing long term? Don’t overlook the inflation factor.

QMT31TBG60Even a low inflation amount can lead to loss of purchasing power over the long term. So investing (not savings – see last week’s post) is for the long term because investing also should overcome this insidious effect. Savings typically fall victim to inflation, while prudent investing does not.

Here is a short article on how investing may help overcome inflation’s effect over the long term.

 

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One Response to Investing long term? Don’t overlook the inflation factor.

  1. Larry R Frank Sr, MBA, CFP June 18, 2019 at 8:31 am #

    Here’s another article on inflation with a broader perspective on history

    http://www.theretirementcafe.com/2019/05/remember-inflation.html?m=1

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