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Navigate the complexities of higher inflation

Educate Clients

We’re facing the worst inflation in decades. Here’s how you can lessen its impact on your wallet.
Rapidly rising prices may be providing consumers and businesses with a touch of déjà vu.
When you factor in taxes and inflation, 12-month CDs haven’t offered a positive real return for over a decade.
There can be a downside to playing it "safe" if your assets are in investments that don't keep pace with inflation.
After decades in hibernation, inflation’s back. Here are the basics about this invisible thief.
History shows that asset classes move in and out of favor over time.

Market Perspectives

For bond investors, the ground is shifting. More than ever, it's time to think defensively.
Even if the Fed keeps raising short-term interest rates, bonds may stand to benefit.
Schroders CIO Johanna Kyrklund discusses why investors need to be both strategic and tactical while managing their portfolios as central banks change policies.
Investors may need to re-evalute ways to manage a higher inflation environment.
As supply chains begin to improve, could that mean decelerating inflation in the US?
Strong demand and tight supply chains are providing potential upside for investors.
Investors would be wise to strap in for an extended period of market turbulence.
Is a downturn inevitable? What have the markets priced in? And what's next for central banks?
Could the stars be aligning for commodities?
Dividend-paying stocks can help you offset the damaging impacts of inflation on your portfolio.
OVERALL
(as of 7/31/2022)
Overall, 5 stars, 3-Year, 5 stars, 5-Year, 5 stars, and 10-Year, 5 stars, rated against 1154, 1154, 1081 and 781 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2022 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

1154 Products | Large Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
OVERALL
(as of 7/31/2022)
Overall, 4 stars, 3-Year, 4 stars, and 5-Year, 4 stars, rated against 440, 440 and 412 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2022 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

440 Products | Small Value Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
OVERALL
(as of 7/31/2022)
Overall, 5 stars, 3-Year, 5 stars, 5-Year, 5 stars, and 10-Year, 5 stars, rated against 690, 690, 604 and 416 products, respectively. Morningstar RatingTM is calculated for products with at least a 3-year history, based on a risk-adjusted return measure (excluding any applicable sale charges) and accounts for variations in a product's monthly performance. 5 stars are assigned to the top 10%; 4 stars to the next 22.5%, 3 stars to the next 35%, 2 stars to the next 22.5% and 1 star to the bottom 10%. ETFs and mutual funds are considered a single population. The Overall Rating is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. For more information about these ratings, including their methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures . Ratings for other share classes may vary and are subject to change monthly. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
©2022 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/ or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.

690 Products | Foreign Large Blend Category
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns
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