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To keep up with inflation, invest in equities
The S&P 500 will not only keep up with inflation but also gives returns that are much higher than inflation rates.
Equities are the best performing asset class in the long term
The CAGR for equity for the last 20 years is 7.8%. Equities outperformed investment-grade corporate bonds. Equities are the best performing asset class.
What proportion of equity should you have?
It’s been said the amount of equity you should hold in your portfolio is inversely proportional to your age. The proportion of equity is 100 minus your age.