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This episode focuses on a timely economic issue—inflation and its impact on investments. You’ll hear from David, as well as his OJM Group partner, Andrew Taylor, CFP, as they discuss inflation basics and what listeners need to know about its impact in May 2021 and in the coming months.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The definition of “inflation”
  • What “CPI” stands for
  • The inflation rate in the US over the past decade and the last time it was a real problem in the country
  • Why inflation has become a hot topic now, in the Spring of 2021
  • How the “velocity of money” impacts inflation
  • Wall Street’s thinking about inflation now and in the near future
  • The possible impact of inflation on investment portfolios
  • One investment listeners might consider, if inflation is a concern


  • David Mandell: Bio
  • Andrew Taylor: Bio