When I retire, will my
money be worth the same as it is today?
Sadly, no. Inflation happens, so you need to
consider the loss of purchase power. Below is a chart comparing the cost of stamps,
movie tickets and vehicles over the span of 40 years.1
It may be a good idea to increase your
contribution to offset the impact of inflation on your money.
inflation rate of 3.5%
3 National Association of Theater Owners, natoonline.org (2018).