Posted by | 2.26.2013 at 6:04 PM
Gas: up 1729%, or 3.3% annualized.
Cars: up 1936%, or 4.9% annualized.
Disneyland: up 22,757%, or 10% annualized.
Milk: up 292%, or 2.6% annualized.
Stamps: up 463%, or 4.2% annualized.
Note that almost all of this inflation was before the era of Obama trillion-dollar deficits and Zimbabwe Ben monetization of same. That is, the forward inflation could be a lot higher than the past inflation we see here.
You're still keeping a portion of your long-term savings in cash or bonds? Why?