What kind of offering? You mean incense, lamb, bit coins? Please explain.
There are several possibilities, some better than others. Inflation-adjusted Treasury bonds such as TIPS or I-Bonds would be one consideration.
MetLife and PIMCO announced this week that they plan to jointly market two separate products The companies said investors can now purchase (through an adviser) PIMCO mutual funds designed to provide systematic inflation-adjusted monthly distributions to help protect against inflation risk (the PIMCO Real Income Funds which invest in TIPS), and separately purchase MetLife longevity insurance to provide monthly lifetime income after mutual fund distributions end.
Income annuities with inflation rider - Income annuities are insurance contracts purchased with a single lump sum that offer immediate income payments (usually monthly) for a specified period or for the annuitant's lifetime. A good place to price out such annuities is incomesolutions web site.
Variable annuity with guaranteed accumulation benefit - Consider a variable annuity with a guaranteed accumulation rider. This type of rider guarantees that the minimum amount received by the annuitant after the accumulation period, or a set period of time, is either the amount invested or is locked in gain.
However in my opinion, the best option is Equities. Common stocks have outperformed inflation in the long run --such as health care, transportation, utilities and the like. The portfolio will — at least according to the theory — grow in line the rising cost of expenses in retirement.
And finally you have the Hee Haw method. You've seen him, the guy wearing the plastic looking western hat with a piece of rawhide hanging down in the back. You wear 16 belts and every time inflation hits, you tighten one. Eventually, you look like String Bean and no longer have to eat.
Just when everyone was expecting a weak jobs report because of the government shutdown, the U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Go to yahoo finance and get a quote. Then click "historical prices". Then select "dividends only". Then click "get prices". You go to the head of the class when you do your homework.
The tax law says if you are in the 15% bracket of lower, long term capital gain is taxed at 0%. Wouldn't this apply to gabux after you hit zero cost basis?