Inflation, this summer’s biggest party crasher, is putting a damper on backyard barbecues everywhere with higher food and energy costs while busting many vacation budgets with unpredictable flights, hotels, and gas prices.
What’s most concerning is that it’s threatening to eat away at the value of many Americans’ hard-earned savings and investments.
But just like a 10-year-old on a slippery pool deck, inflation shouldn’t be allowed to run fast and carelessly — someone needs to say something. Before these pressures mount any further, let’s talk about it. Making sure your financial strategy is helping you stay on track to meet your long-term goals can help ease your mind.
The Bloomberg article below offers some helpful tips on how to talk about money when financial pressures strain your relationships. And check out the other articles as well with more info on how to survive and thrive this summer.
Reach out with your thoughts and any questions you might have. I’d love to hear from you.