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 Catch-Up Contributions Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers. Best-Performing Asset Classes Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next. The Other Sure Thing Though we don't like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?