Tag Archives: inflation

According to “official” numbers, the Fed claims that inflation is low – perhaps too low. But if you dig not too far beneath the surface, there are three sectors that not only defy this narrative, but in fact illustrate inflation that is practically out of control. Are your savings keeping pace with these surges in price?

With the official rate of inflation continuing to stubbornly sit below the Federal Reserve’s target, they’re floating new ideas to move it higher. One such proposal may do the trick, but it could lead to some dangerous (and unintended) consequences. See what’s at stake here.

Forbes contributor Frank Holmes believes that gold prices could finish 2019 with a gain of nearly 30%, and cites three reasons behind his logic. Get the scoop on all three, plus two other stories on precious metals, in this week’s Your News to Know.

As you prepare for retirement, there are countless factors to take into consideration, such as expected inflation, what you can expect from Social Security and where you think your investments will be headed. Now, many Americans are finding a recent surge in health costs as yet another obstacle. Here are the challenges that they’re facing, and what can be done about it.