Historical Inflation This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power. You are viewing this website at a small screen resolution which doesn't support calculators. Click here to view this calculator. Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy? Tuning Your Social Security Benefit When should you take your Social Security benefit? Life Insurance Myths: Debunked Whether you have life insurance through your work or are retired it pays to know the truth about life insurance coverage.