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 Your Shifting Risk Tolerance Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio. Paying Tax Later Doesn't Always Mean Paying Less 401(k) savings are taxed as ordinary income when funds are withdrawn. Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough? Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.