American Small Businesses Party Like It's 2004

By Frank Holmes via our partners at

As we baby-step our way into 2017, two events are a presumed given: interest rates will rise, and volatility will be a fact of life. And while it may be easy to jump to the conclusion that inflation is also heading our way, it is definitely not a given.

So what’s an advisor to do? How can you plan for what’s coming down the track when you (like everyone else) have blinders on? The trick is to reframe how you think about hedging the risk of inflation. Here are three steps that may help:

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