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How to protect your fixed-income investments from inflation

September 12, 2018

From the CNBC website

Fixed-income investments typically offer a safe haven for investors who want reliable returns and some protection from the volatility of the stock market.

The downside of fixed-income investments, however, is that over time inflation can significantly drag down your real returns.

“Inflation and fixed income are not a good combination usually,” said George Rusnak, co-head of global fixed-income strategy at Wells Fargo. “Inflation eats away at your returns, and if your return is fixed in nature, it erodes quickly.”

If that has you worried about your fixed-income investments, here’s what to do.

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