Retirees, Don’t Let Inflation Cut into Your Summer Plans

If you’re on a fixed income, pricier travel means compromises, but you can still do fun stuff while saving. Think National Parks passes and senior discounts.

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Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re making your first summer vacation plans in what seems like forever, checking dates with family and rushing to secure your flights and accommodations. Suddenly, you realize this vacation is going to cost you more than you’ve ever paid before!

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Erin Wood, CFP®, CRPC®, FBSⓇ
Senior Vice President, Financial Planning, Carson Group

Erin Wood is the Senior Vice President of Financial Planning at Carson Group, where she develops strategies to help families achieve their financial goals. She holds Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and Certified Financial Behavior Specialist designations.