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 Build a Stronger Financial Future Learn about a financial asset that can help you build a stronger financial future. 4 Easy Ways to Turn the Next Generation into Savvy Savers In times like these—nearly a decade after the Great Recession and in the midst of the current crisis—teaching your kids the value of a dollar is more critical than ever. Valuing Your Work as a Stay-at-Home Parent It's important to insure the life of a stay-at-home parent to protect the value they bring to the family.