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Is Your Target-Date Fund Providing Enough Inflation Protection?

Aug. 02, 2021 12:33 PM ET
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  • It’s been years since investors have needed to incorporate inflation in their investment plans.
  • Some target-date funds have tried to solve for inflation by including Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities in their bond allocations.
  • For younger investors, the allocation to inflation-sensitive assets is more about diversification because their equity exposure should outpace inflation over very long horizons.

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By Christopher Nikolich, Vinod Chathlani, & Elena Wang

Inflation has been on the rise recently, raising concerns about long-run inflation and its impact on the spending power of those who can least afford it - investors approaching or already

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