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Consumer Price Index

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Protecting purchasing power means staying ahead of inflation. The biggest risk for retirees or foundations is failing to maintain the purchasing power of income over the long run. In the last 75 years a dollar has annualized losing half its purchasing power every 17 years.

For retirees inflation often means falling short on income. Even if they start retirement with enough income they often have to eat into principle faster than expected. The typical retiree has consumed all income producing assets by age 80 and is basically down to social security. For foundations inflation generally means they gradually lose their ability to provide the intended service.

Risk cannot be eliminated. I am here to help you choose risk where the odds are in your favor and improve the likelihood you always have the money you need.