federal reserve

2024 Challenge: What Do YOU Want from Retirement?

Reflecting on 2023, it proved to be a challenging year. From the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates to the volatile fluctuations in the stock market, it felt like a lengthy journey. As we turn our attention towards 2024, we must approach retirement with objectivity and clarity. Watch the latest Capitalized Life and Retirement

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Navigating Inflation For Retirement

You’ve diligently saved and invested in securing a comfortable retirement fund, but one often underestimated factor can throw a wrench into your well-laid plans: inflation.  The erosion of purchasing power due to inflation can significantly impact your retirement lifestyle and financial security. In this blog, we will explore how to help curb inflation in retirement.

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Now What?

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You can’t fight the FED,” but what does it really mean? It means that the Federal Reserve (FED) greatly impacts our money and what we can buy. The FED’s decisions can directly influence our economy. Even as inflation led to higher interest rates, the FED chose not to adjust them.

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