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Inflation's Surprising Impact: Homeowners vs. Renters

Bank of America Study Insights on Inflation

New data from Bank of America shows that inflation is affecting renters more than homeowners. One of the key findings of a study from Bank of America is that renters are spending less on expenses outside of housing compared to homeowners. This doesn't come as a surprise, considering that rents continue to increase nationwide. This will obviously have a more significant impact on renters than on homeowners, who typically have a fixed-rate mortgage. One of the advantageous aspects of our country's housing market is the availability of 15-year and 30-year fixed-rate mortgages.

This allows homeowners to weather periods of high inflation without being…

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Secure Your Future: Beat Inflation With Real Estate

“You will own nothing and be happy.” Owning nothing and being happy sounds like a crazy quote, but it seems to be coming to fruition in everyday life and you don't want to allow this to happen to you as an individual or as a family. Consider simple things we used to own, like VCRs and DVDs for movies. Nowadays, we merely rent a streaming service from Netflix or a movie from Amazon. These seemingly insignificant changes are contributing to more substantial shifts, like the declining rate of home ownership.

In a world where owning nothing seems like a radical concept, it's essential to consider the implications it might have on your future. As we witness shifts in everyday life, such as the…

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Does Raising Interest Rates Help Inflation? | Huntsville, Alabama Housing Market News

Interest rates are at the highest levels that they've been in 20 years and inflation is at the highest levels that we've seen since the 1980s. The Fed continues to raise interest rates to combat inflation but does raising interest rates actually impact and lower inflation?

Economics comes down to supply and demand. Most purchasers of big-ticket items such as boats, cars, and homes are also borrowers. Raising interest rates affects the demand for those products because the purchasers are likely to borrow less as a result.. The ‘wealth effect’ is another factor that affects demand. As interest rates rise, that typically has a negative impact on the stock market…

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Inflation is Legalized Counterfeiting

According to a recent MarketWatch article, inflation hit 8.5% in March which is the highest amount in 40 years. This raises the question, “Is Inflation Legalized Counterfeiting?” Also, how do you survive and even thrive during a period of high inflation?

Inflation is Legalized Counterfeiting 

Inflation is legalized counterfeiting and it's bad for consumers. Inflation penalizes savers, with 8.5% inflation you lose $8,500 a year in spending power on $100,000 in savings. Inflation is also a hidden tax. When the government decides to spend more money, they found that the country would revolt if the government imposed a flat 8.5% tax on all savings.

However, they can get away with it by just printing…

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