About This Episode

Inflation can be an investor’s worst enemy. It has the potential to deteriorate the financial structure you’ve worked so hard to build.

By understanding what drives inflation, you can take steps to protect your financial affairs; despite economic uncertainty.

In this episode, Marcelo and Keith talk about why the current inflation rates are a problem, how we got here, the big debate on how long these rates will last, implications for you as an investor, and so much more!

Key Topics:

  • What you need to know about the current rates of inflation (1:49)
  • Economic factors driving inflation (2:38)
  • The huge jump in gasoline prices (3:19)
  • Understanding the 10-year implied inflation rate (4:39)
  • Why we’re seeing inflation on the rise (7:03)
  • The destructive impact of inflation on our day-to-day lives (9:07)
  • Getting perspective on the current inflation rates (12:05)
  • How long we can expect inflation rates to stay high (13:38)
  • The groups whose income is protected and those who are most vulnerable (16:14)
  • Adjusting your expectations as an investor (18:20)
  • The benefit of investing in businesses (20:37)
  • Day-to-day implications for your budget and savings (22:43)
  • Why proper financial planning is more important now than ever (25:29)
  • And much more!

Meet your hosts

Keith Matthews

Keith Matthews

Partner & Portfolio Manager

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Ruben Antoine

Ruben Antoine

Portfolio Manager

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Marcelo Taboada

Marcelo Taboada

Associate Portfolio Manager

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