Calculators Suite



Inflation: A Threat to Your Financial Well-Being

Inflation affects all of us. As prices rise for the goods we buy and services we use, every dollar we make is worth less. For example, goods and services worth $1.00 back in the 1920s could cost more than $12.00 today.

To see the impact of various inflation rates on your purchasing power, answer the questions below, then click Submit.

Enter a dollar amount.


Enter the number of years that this dollar amount will be devalued by inflation.

  1. 1
  2. 26
  3. 50
  4. 75
  5. 100


Enter two inflation values - one to estimate a high rate of inflation and one to estimate a low rate.

High Inflation %

Low Inflation %

% %