Articles under “inflation”

A Parent’s Perspective on Planning for College

Today is 529 Day. That might sound like a corny thing to get excited about, but as a dad it makes me think about my kids.

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The Battle of the Tuition Bulge

When we decided to add college planning to Path, the most comprehensive financial planning service from an automated advisor, we did a deep analysis around the actual projected costs of college to help families better prepare. Today I’ll share some of the important insights we’ve surfaced to help families beat the high cost of college.

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How to Forecast Future Inflation Rates

Estimating inflation accurately is enormously important to the development of a viable financial plan.  Misforecast inflation by 1% and the plan might not be able to cover living expenses upon retirement.

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Inflation: How Should Investors Prepare for the Future?

Recent data on inflation reminds us of the famous Sherlock Holmes “dog that didn’t bark.” Despite numerous warnings from financial-market pundits that inflation is just around the corner, inflation statistics remain benign and surveys of inflation expectations suggest that price-level expectations are well contained.  So what is the outlook for inflation? Are there reasons for

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