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Inflation is usually calculated as the annual change in the Consumer Price Index, available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This calculator uses CPI data to show how things have been going. Leave the last input field empty and the history average will be used. Fill it in to override the historic data.

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Inflation Calculator

One place most people will feel the effects of inflation is in their retirement accounts; so this calculator shows what inflation does to the buying power of an investment.

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