By combining uncorrelated assets, you can get safer returns without sacrificing anything.
Few folks properly understand inflation. So taking just a little time to figure it out puts you well ahead of investors who skim the headlines or focus on hyperinflation doomsday scenarios.
More than half of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement, according to GoBankingRates. And in an article in the New York Times, an economics professor estimated that nearly half of middle-class workers will be “poor or near poor” in retirement, living on a food budget of about $5 per day. This is why it’s so important to start building your nest egg, and the sooner you can start, the better.