According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 19.41% higher in 2018 versus 2013 (a $97.07 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2018: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.61% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2013 would cost $597.07 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for financial services was higher.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.69%, which is below the average yearly change for financial services during the 2013-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for financial services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Financial services, over time, for $500 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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