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A simple answer: Which of Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate, Bitcoin, Gold, are not subject to devaluation of money? All of these can plummet in dollar price, and often do, over (say) 10-50 year time spans. It's Just That Simple. "Devaluation of money" Nobody has a clue what this is. Nobody has a clue what inflation is. There are a couple of "...


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Don't confuse the inflation of a currency with the change in a very specific cost of living. I highly doubt that real estate prices in, say, Wyoming have tripled in the last 10 years. And cappuccino prices may have to do more with supply and demand of that product than inflation. Salaries are also not only locationally-dependent, but industry-dependent. I ...


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You have a lot of controversial claims buried in your question, but I'll just directly tackle the fundamental misunderstanding I see, in that you think stock investment is subject to inflation: "For stocks, it seems growth stock and dividend earning stocks might be different too: if the dividend earning stock is very much tied to cash, won't it ...


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"Why" questions like this are hard or impossible to answer, but I would argue that there is much more practicality in adjusting Social Security benefits and other items like IRA maximums, since those limits are continually relevant. When is the last time you heard about a bank or brokerage failure that triggered an FDIC or SIPC payout? And how many ...


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