5 Smart Investing Strategies The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Keeping Up with the Joneses Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff? Pay Yourself First It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off. TIPS for Inflation If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.