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Protecting Retirement Income: Top Investment Strategies to Beat a Low Cost of Living Adjustment

Inflation is one of few market forces that every investor needs to deal with. However, during the deaccumulation phase and during retirement, fighting inflation becomes paramount. To combat this, Social Security includes cost of living adjustments (COLAs) to help keep retirees’ heads above water.

The problem? These COLA payments often fall flat. And preliminary analysis suggests that next year could see another year of low COLA payments for retirees.

With rates of inflation and the main areas of retiree spending still running high, retired investors need to do something to keep their portfolios and income growing. Luckily, there are a few techniques and funds to help on that front.

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