Understanding Inflation, Part 2: To Beat Inflation, Invest in the Stock Market
August 13, 2021
In my last post, we talked about whether higher inflation may be about to awaken after decades of slumber. The truth is, nobody knows. But if you’re worried about inflation, invest in stocks.
Accounting Today Names Alliant Wealth Advisors a Top Firm, Five Years Running
Alliant Wealth Advisors is pleased to announce that Accounting Today Magazine has named our company a Top Firm by Assets Under Management (AUM) for 2021. This year’s ranking is Alliant Wealth’s fifth annual appearance on the list.
Understanding Inflation, Part 1: Are Concerns About Inflation Overinflated?
July 30, 2021
Since the stock market has been doing pretty well lately, I suppose we’ve had to find something else to worry about. For many investors, that “something” is inflation.
Recent headlines have suggested it may be time to brace for higher inflation, or the rate at which your cash is losing its purchasing power over time. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is our general measure of rising or falling prices, which in turn drives inflation rates up or down. Lately, the CPI has been on the rise. But before you read too much into the news, here are a few things to remember: