According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 35.33% higher in 2017 versus 2005.
Between 2005 and 2017: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.55% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2005 would cost $676.64 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.91% during this same period, inflation for financial services was similar.
In the year 2005: Pricing changed by 2%, below the average yearly change for financial services during the 2005-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2005 (3.39%), price inflation for financial services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services: