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 Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer. Choose Your Own Retirement Adventure Retirement is one of the greatest adventures you’ll have. Which retirement adventure will you choose? Managing the Risk of Outliving Your Money Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.