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 What’s Your Investment IQ? You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz How to Make the Tax Code Work for You When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you. The Long Run: Women and Retirement For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.