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Insights on Inflation

Insights on Inflation

The American College of Financial Services
April 28, 2022

With rapid inflation continuing to pose challenges to Americans, many experts see its effects as particularly harmful to those at or nearing retirement age.

According to Michael Finke, PhD, CFP®, Professor of Wealth Management and Program Director for The College’s Wealth Management Certified Professional® (WMCP®) designation, price surges in goods and services dampen the utility of retirees' hard-earned savings.

You can read more of his insights in these articles with leading publications.


Financial Planning (April 6, 2022): Worried About Inflation? Here are 6 Takes for Retirement Portfolios

ThinkAdvisor (January 25, 2022): How Inflation Really Hurts Retirees — and What to Do About It

ThinkAdvisor (July 20, 2021): The Real Threat of Inflation in Retirement

For a comprehensive guide on how to combat inflation with offensive and defensive strategies, along with client-facing materials to help guide important discussions, download our Inflation Field Guide now.

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