How to protect yourself from inflation?

To protect yourself from inflation, consider the following strategies:

  1. Invest in assets that tend to increase in value during inflationary periods, such as real estate and stocks.
  2. Diversify your investments to spread risk and protect against inflation in one specific market or asset class.
  3. Consider purchasing inflation-protected securities, such as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), which provide a guaranteed return above inflation.
  4. Make sure you have an emergency fund in cash and consider investing in cash-equivalent investments, such as money market funds, to protect against inflation.
  5. Reduce your debt levels to minimize the impact of rising interest rates.
  6. Consider hedging against inflation with options, futures, or other derivatives.
  7. Keep in mind that if you are on a fixed income, you may be impacted negatively by inflation.

The effects of inflation are often not directly felt but are played out over a long time, especially long-term investments are vulnerable to inflation.


At Horizon65, we created a mobile app that enabled you to check the effect of inflation on your savings.

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