Inflation: How To Make Money From It

Inflation is a quantitative measure of the cost of essential items, and central banks try to keep this as low as possible in order to encourage economic growth. Inflation can cause serious damage to the economy. As things cost more, people demand more wages to offset the increased cost of living, which, in turn, drives up prices even more, as companies need to raise their prices to pay the extra salary to their workers.

Investments for Inflation

While it might not be good news for the consumer, the investor can actually make a profit out of inflation, and City Gold Bullion is the place to buy gold in Brisbane. Gold has long been a favorite hedge against inflation, as it usually sees a healthy rise in value, as everything becomes more expensive. Other commodities can also bring in a nice return, although gold is the most popular of all commodities as an investment against inflation.

Real Estate

Property is another firm favourite for investors who are worried about inflation, and when you buy property, not only does its value appreciate over time, you can also rent the house out, which brings in a steady income. It makes little sense to buy a house and leave it empty, indeed, empty houses soon become derelict, which is another reason to seek tenants. If you want to learn more, there is also an informative article written by a well-known private investor, which lists his strategies for investing against inflation, which is well worth a read.

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If you have the capital to make a real estate investment, you could team up with a local property management company, who would take care of everything on your behalf. They can source and screen tenants, carry out essential repairs and even collect the rent for you, and even though you have an expense with the management company, you should still make a tidy profit.

Inflation-Indexed Bonds

Another good investment when inflation is high, inflation-indexed bonds keep pace with inflation, making them a more attractive proposition than regular stocks and bonds. These bonds are pegged to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and when the CPI rises, your inflation-indexed bonds also increase in value.

Moving your Wealth Out of Currency

As soon as an economy suffers from rising inflation, many investors move their wealth out of fiat currencies like the US and Australian dollar and into assets like the ones mentioned above. There is usually a trend in gold prices, for example, when inflation creeps up, the demand for gold rises, which sends the price higher, and it is this factor that attracts investors.

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If you would like to diversify your investment portfolio, you should consider purchasing either gold coins or gold bullion, as this is a recognized strategy to hedge against inflation. Gold has a very long history of stability. If you search online, you can easily find a reputable gold bullion dealer who has offices nearby, where you can go and purchase gold and take possession of the asset.

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16 Comments

  1. Very informative on inflation. Gold and real estate are the hedges against inflation where one can always make a profit. Adding a couple of insurance or investing in private equity for people able to afford are good ways as well.

  2. Great informative post and you had shared really great points about investment for inflation. personally, I had observed real state benefits and I feel it is one of the best way to investing against inflation.

  3. Thanks for useful n detailed post ??

  4. Thanks for sharing the insights about how can we make money from inflation also.

  5. I have never thought that one could make money easily during inflation with such investment options. Thanks for sharing this informative & helpful post.

  6. Totally the right advice for the inflation period buddy your article is v informative

  7. Very informative post about the know how of inflation and the investment options that you have shared…..Thanks for sharing

  8. The inflation Indexed bonds works well for us during the period of Inflation. Will ponder over other suggestions too!!

  9. I am sharing this with my husband who likes to put his finances in right places. Such good advice and I am definitely going to use it during inflation..

  10. Very useful post to guide about for making money in inflation too. Thanks for the sharing dear!

  11. nice write up on inflation and how to make money through this … a informative post ty for sharing.

  12. Very informative article. The benefits of investing in gold and real estate is known to many. But investment on bonds and moving out the currency is new and thrilled to know that.

  13. investing in real estate and precious commodities are good ways, real estate never falls i guess. These are good tips you have mentioned

  14. As usual, a very informative article from you Ruchie. Inflation can make or break an individual’s financial condition and investing the right way is necessary

  15. This is a great and informative post to keep oneself safe during inflation. Investing in gold and real estate is preferred by our family.

  16. Wonderful write up about inflation and how to deal with it. I recently invested in gold coins and it is really worth

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