inflation sedation

Vogel, David
June 2012
Life Insurance Selling;Jun2012, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p74
The article presents the author's views on the benefits of using fixed or fixed indexed annuities to minimize the effect of inflation on one's investments in the U.S. He states that inflation has raised the price of almost all commodities and individuals' earnings through wage gains or from their investments outpaced the rate of inflation. He discusses the results of a study by the American Institute for Economic Research on the effect of inflation to people's investments.


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