Protect yourself from the inflation spike
Informed Choice chartered financial planner Martin Bamford was quoted in the Independent on Sunday today, in an article looking at ways investors can protect their portfolios from an inflation spike.
“The goods and services that older people usually buy often increase in cost much faster than the typical basket of goods for younger people. This makes inflation protection an even more pressing concern in retirement,” says Martin Bamford from IFA Informed Choice.
“An investor holding a spread of different asset classes should be reasonably well protected from the return of inflation, although they might consider tweaking some holdings for additional protection,” says Mr Bamford.
You can read the article in full here.