Does inflation make you feel, well, down? If you’re concerned about investing during inflationary periods, here are some investments you should know about.
The value of cash gets eroded by inflation. Let your money earn for you.
Inflation erodes the value of money. You should minimize this risk by investing in DJIA or any blue chip companies.
Inflation – it’s a scary word for investors. It’s really a scary word for retired people. But it should be something that everyone keeps in mind when looking at their investments. Inflation is simply the changes in prices of goods and services used by households. Price change over time (they usually go up). This trend […]
Inflation causes money to lose value. Money will not buy the same amount of goods or services in the future as it does now. It is therefore important to consider inflation as a factor in any long-term investment strategy. Look at an investment’s ‘real’ rate of return, which is the return after inflation. The aim […]
Inflation erodes your wealth. This can be overcome by investing in blue chip companies and high quality equity mutual funds for the long term. Keep your investments simple to monitor risks involved. If you want to learn more check out these resources: How to Protect Against Inflation Eating Up Your Investments Investors Beware: Protect Your […]
DJIA and S&P 500 Indices beat inflation in the long run and provide higher returns. Stocks appreciate and stock dividends grow. Dividend growths give you some protection to your cash flows against inflation. While investing for your retirement fund, keep a mix of shares and cash equivalents. If you want to learn more check out […]
Fixed Maturity Funds are closed-ended debt funds with a fixed maturity date. The Fund is parked in corporate debts, government securities and money market instruments with matching duration. Your final returns are not impacted by fluctuations. If you want to learn more check out these resources: How to Avoid Financial Loss from Rising Interest Rates […]
Fixed Deposits with banks provide guaranteed, but modest returns. You may even get negative real interest. Over time, you may find that inflation has eroded most of your wealth. You should keep only a small portion of your savings in fixed deposits and the large portion in other investment alternatives such as stocks, mutual funds […]
It’s not so long ago that everyone was getting very excited over emerging market investments. However, we have seen a slump in many emerging market economies, particularly as they did not fare well during or since the 2008 financial crisis. The same happened with gold. “You can’t go wrong buying gold,” the financial commentators said, […]
Writing in The New York Times in October 2008 at the beginning of the Great Recession, Warren Buffett wrote, “A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. And most certainly, fear is now widespread, gripping even seasoned investors.” Although Buffett, considered by many to […]
One of the facts of life that we tend to gloss over sometimes is that our salary determines our spending. Well, unless we are spending like we are one level up in our jobs, in which case, we need to knock it off as soon as possible and start getting our spending in order! When […]