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 Women on the Rise Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic. Variable Universal Life Insurance Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested. Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From? Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.