Inflation

Governments manipulate mainstream inflation statistics in Australia and the world over.

If you’re tired of being told inflation is low when your bills keep going higher and higher, we’ll reveal all the government’s dirty tricks that aim to keep you in the dark.

But you can also discover there’s more to inflation than rising consumer prices and why you need to prepare your wealth for both inflationary and deflationary threats. See more below.

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Dow 50,000? Why Not?!
Yes, reflation is coming. And yes, this is an economy that can’t tolerate higher inflation/interest rates. Then with no debt ceiling over Congress…and no hold-the-line president in the White House — the sky’s the limit. Dow 50,000! Why not?!
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Don’t Want US Dollars? Neither Does China…
The US dollar may no longer be at the centre of the fiat currency system. China is slowly preparing the world for a time when the US dollar isn’t the heartbeat of the financial system. And it will have catastrophic consequences for the greenback.
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ANZ Economist Predicts Aussie Interest Rate Rise
For a while now, I’ve been convinced the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) wouldn’t increase interest rates any time soon. My reasoning is based on low income growth, households drowning in debt, and inflation showing little sign of hitting targets of 2–3%.
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Can the US Fed get out of this one?
The US Federal Reserve has left the interest rates unchanged at 1% to 1.25%. No surprise there. The thing is, there is something not quite right in the US economy, so the Fed is hesitant to make any sudden moves.
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The House of Cards
The major banks have around 60% of their balance sheets exposed to residential real estate. It won’t take much to shake the foundations supporting these pillars of society.
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Why Low Interest Rates Are Here to Stay
Now, central banks and governments need inflation. You, however, don’t. Inflation erodes the value the money you earn. Governments, on the other hand, need inflation to make paying off debt easier.
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The Inflation Squeeze Is On
It’s taken longer than I thought for the inflation squeeze to work its way into mainstream consciousness. But it’s now making regular headlines.
Where to Put Your Money Now
Where to Put Your Money Now
Now we find ourselves making money. What to do with it? Stocks? Bonds? Cash? Gold? Real estate? Let’s back up and work through the choices…