Historical inflation - Compare purchasing power

If your income does not keep pace with increasing consumer prices then your standard of living can be reduced. Use this calculator to understand how historical inflation has impacted your dollars' purchasing power over the years.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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