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Fear of the Unknown: Inflation and Rising Rates

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear,” author H.P. Lovecraft once wrote. “And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” Fear of the unknown is no stranger to the investment world these days. We’re living in scary times. And the investors who aren’t feeling jumpy right now tend to fall into one of two categories: those who have a plan—and those who haven’t a clue. Let's talk about how to manage your fear of the unknown when it comes to inflation and rising rates—and why doing so can help you avoid making the wrong moves at the wrong time.

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