Investors can easily fail to prepare for the risk of inflation eroding the purchasing power of money, especially in a low-inflation environment. Thus it is wise for portfolios to include assets that provide some protection against unexpected inflation.
PROTECTING YOUR PURCHASING POWER OVER TIME
After two years when consumer prices in the UK barely rose, there are signs that inflation may be about to return. If it does, how should you prepare?
STAYING AHEAD OF INFLATION
Inflation has been quiet for a very long time. But there some signs that inflation may be about to return. If it does, are you prepared? It’s essential to ensure your portfolio includes some areas that may benefit from or be resilient to interest rate rises.