According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 58.32% higher in 2017 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2017: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.74% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2000 would cost $791.58 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for financial services was similar.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.50%, above the average yearly change for financial services during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), price inflation for financial services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services: