The Mind Money Spectrum Podcast

#108 What should you do about inflation? The answer will surprise you.

February 15, 2022 Aaron Agte and Trishul Patel Season 3 Episode 4
The Mind Money Spectrum Podcast
#108 What should you do about inflation? The answer will surprise you.
Show Notes

A well-designed asset allocation shouldn't need to adjust in response to inflation.

In this episode, Aaron and Trishul discuss inflation. They go through factors that led to rising prices in 2021. And they relate potential impacts to consider. Our hosts then explore how stocks and bonds have performed over historical inflationary periods. You probably don't want to make any tactical changes to your portfolio to counteract recent inflation. So listen to the end to find out why.

Episode References
MMS #82. Are you overlooking this stellar asset class?
S&P 500 by Calendar Year
US Inflation Rate by Year
Buyers paying over sticker price for cars
The Fed - What is inflation?
How does inflation affect exchange rates?
How many decimals of pi do we really need?
Investopedia: Inflation
Investopedia: What causes inflation?
Investopedia: Inflation's impact on stock returns
CPI
Historical inflation rate by year
Big Mac Index
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
The Fed's dual mandate
Gold standard
S&P 500 returns
Inflation 2021

Podcast Description

Welcome to The Mind Money Spectrum Podcast where your hosts Aaron Agte and Trishul Patel go beyond traditional finance questions to help you explore how to use your money to achieve the freedom you want in life. Aaron is a Financial Planner from the Bay Area, and Trishul is a Wealth Manager on the East Coast. For more information about Aaron, check out GraystoneAdvisor.com. And for more information on Trishul check out InvestingForever.com. We thank you all for listening, and stay tuned for our latest episode on our website, MindMoneySpectrum.com.