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. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content What Do Your Taxes Pay For? Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money. Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk. Financial Hacks for Millennials: From Side Hustle to Savings As of mid-2019, 45 percent of Americans have a side hustle, and that figure is only continuing to grow. In any economy, side gigs can be a great way to earn extra cash or explore new interests.