If it seems like the cost of, well, everything has gone up lately, it’s true.
The jump in inflation can be especially jarring after nearly a decade of steady, low rates. But what causes fluctuations in the inflation rate?
And could rising prices pose a risk to your plan for retirement?
In this free inflation guide, we’ll explore some of the common questions about inflation, including what it is, what causes it and why it can be a good indicator of a healthy economy. We’ll also look at how to think about inflation as you plan for a retirement that could span 20, 30 or even 40 years.