Articles under “inflation”

You’re Likely Undervaluing Your Future Net Worth

If you’ve done mental math to project your future net worth, your assumptions are probably off. Here, we’ll talk about how Wealthfront factors in the impact of compounding, investment returns, inflation, and debt repayments.

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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 our automated financial planning, the most comprehensive service of its kind 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

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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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