How To Outpace Inflation

“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” –Sam Ewing


This quote pretty much sums up why our investments have to outpace inflation to maintain our standard of living.

Check out this short video from Dimensional Fund Advisors showing how stocks have historically outpaced inflation and how when investing in less risky asset categories you run the risk of inflation eroding your future buying power. The Impact of Inflation.