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 Managing Money as a Couple Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together. When Should You Take Social Security Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits. Success in Their Own Words Why freedom, not money, is the mark of financial success and other surprising insights from professional representatives.