How to Ride the Waves of Interest Rates and Inflation

Asking yourself 'why' you feel the need to make a change in your investment strategy is a good way to help you decide whether you actually need to make a change.

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Before we start looking at what you can do to traverse the challenging waters of inflation and interest rates, let’s make sure we’re all speaking the same language.

Interest refers to the cost of borrowing or the return on savings. Sounds simple, right? But this rudimentary concept can have extraordinary impacts on our economy.

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Isaac Morris
Associate Financial Advisor, LPL Financial Advisor, Summit Financial Advisors

Isaac Morris is a registered LPL Financial Advisor with TruStage Wealth Management Solutions. Isaac works at Summit Financial Advisors located at Summit Credit Union where he helps individuals and families pursue their financial goals by providing financial advice based on 10-plus years of experience in the industry. He is deeply committed to his clients’ financial well-being and strives to listen intently to their needs and concerns to provide them with just the right help for their unique circumstance.