Jerome Powell's Warning: Brace for the Painful Fallout of Inflation Control


Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve Chairman, has a clear message for Americans: prepare for the economic pain that comes with fighting inflation. During the 2022 Economic Symposium, Powell announced the Fed's commitment to bringing inflation back to a manageable level. However, he also acknowledged the inevitable consequences of this process: "While higher interest rates, slower growth, and softer labor market conditions will bring down inflation, they will also bring some pain to households and businesses."[1]

Understanding the Current Economic Situation

By the time of the 2022 Economic Symposium, inflation had been at or near 40-year highs for about nine months:[2]

  • 61% of Americans now live paycheck to paycheck.[3]
  • Real wages have been negative for well over a year.[4]
  • The personal savings rate is the lowest since the financial crisis.[5]
  • Consumers are accumulating record personal debt to keep up.[6]
  • More Americans work two full-time jobs than at any time since data tracking began in 1994.[7]

Furthermore, the combination of decades-high inflation and rising interest rates has wiped trillions from IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement plans.[8] The question arises: how much more can the American public endure?

Powell's Response and the Impending Pain

Despite previously assuring that the inflation we were witnessing was "transitory,"[9] Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen eventually had to face the reality that inflation was only growing more severe. Powell now admits that the only way to combat soaring prices is through "forceful and rapid steps."[10] And when it comes to the inevitable economic fallout, he says, "These are the unfortunate costs of reducing inflation."[11]

As Americans, we can't say we haven't been warned. The authorities are aware of the consequences, and they expect us to bear the brunt of these economic adjustments.

Fighting Inflation: What You Can Do

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[1], “Monetary Policy and Price Stability” (August 26, 2022, accessed 8/29/22) (emphasis added). [2] U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Consumer Price Index Archived News Releases” (accessed 9/13/22). [3] Jessica Dickler,, “Unrelenting inflation is driving up costs, leaving more Americans living paycheck to paycheck” (August 1, 2022, accessed 8/29/22). [4] Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Real Earnings Archived News Releases” (accessed 8/29/22). [5] Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Personal Saving Rate (accessed 8/29/22). [6], “U.S. household debt tops $16 trillion amid rising inflation” (August 2, 2022, accessed 8/29/22). [7] Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, “Multiple Jobholders, Primary and Secondary Jobs Both Full Time” (accessed 8/29/22). [8] Suzanne Woolley,, “America’s $7 Trillion Retirement Crisis Is Only Getting Worse” (August 16, 2022, accessed 8/29/22). [9] Jeff Cox,, “Yellen says the administration is fighting inflation, admits she was wrong that it was ‘transitory’” (June 1, 2022, accessed 8/29/22). [10], “Monetary Policy and Price Stability.” [11] Ibid. [12] Ibid.