MoneyRates Assesses Retirement Plans for Father's Day considers how inflation can derail your retirement plans and offers advice on how to prepare your retirement savings for inflation.

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Advice on factoring inflation into retirement savings

Foster City, CA: June 5, 2019 - helps savers and investors consider how well-prepared they are for retirement, in today's report: A Father's Day Look at Your Financial Future.

Even assuming that inflation continues at the same moderate rate of 2.64%, the average over the past 35 years, common purchases should cost significantly more 35 years from now than they do today. For example:


2019 cost

2054 estimated cost

Loaf of bread



Average homeowner's insurance (year)



Mid-sized car



Typical house


$623,000's spokesperson, Richard Barrington, explains that "for every dollar you want to have available to spend in terms of today's prices, you'll need $2.49 to have the same purchasing power in 35 years."

Today's report guides consumers on how to prepare retirement savings for inflation, including advice on:

  1. Beginning to save early in adulthood
  2. Planning to extend your career
  3. Adjusting retirement plans annually for inflation
  4. Taking advantage of 401(k) retirement matches
  5. Including growth investments in portfolios

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