Here’s What You Can Do to Counter the 3 I’s Affecting Retirement Plans

Inflation, infrastructure, interest rates: Understanding which variables you control and crafting a plan of action can help you gain confidence in your financial future.

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Inflation rose like a rocket in 2021. Some think the new infrastructure legislation will add to inflation, and interest rates are likely going up in 2022.

These are the three I’s causing particular concern among retirees and those who are nearing retirement. What kind of impact could inflation, infrastructure and interest rates have on their retirement plans?

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Russell Strickler, CFP®, AIF
Founder, Strickler Financial Group

Russell Strickler is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® at Strickler Financial Group who has worked in the financial services industry since 2005. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his CFP® certification at Oakland University.