Mar 29, 2021
Ready or not, a higher cost of living is dead ahead.
Many things we buy are already more expensive—gasoline, computers, cars, and houses. And prices won’t cool off anytime soon, since manufacturers are reporting shortages of raw materials… shipping container costs have tripled over the last year… and many commodity price charts look like a Bitcoin chart.
Investors are taking notice, too… measures for inflation expectations have spiked, Google searches for “inflation” are at the highest level since Google’s inception, and a number of prominent analysts and economists have issued warnings.
It seems clear that we’re about to enter a new “inflation era.”
If that’s the case, how does one prepare their finances? How bad could it get? And won’t the Fed keep it under control?
This article covers five inflation realities that are about to materialize. They’re all based on history, and will directly impact both your wallet and portfolio.
See if these messages from history help you prepare for the coming inflation era…