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 Commitment and Money Conversations Talking about money isn’t as scary as it seems. How Do You View Your Future? Learn how your personality influences your financial views. What Is a 1035 Exchange? 1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.