cost of living calculator

What is your dollar worth today? Our Cost of Living Calculator, also known as the COLA Calculator, calculates the cost of living in the past and present based on our research here at American Institute for Economic Research. To view our table showing components of the EPI, click here.

To learn more about inflation, please read the following AIER research articles:

Please note: Index for the year 2021 uses data through March.

AIER Cost of Living Calculator

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Daily Economy News

Manufacturing Survey Suggests Strong Demand, Materials Shortages, and Rising Prices

“The Institute for Supply Management survey of manufacturers suggests ongoing expansion for the sector in April, but also continued production and logistical issues as well as rising materials costs.” – Robert Hughes

– May 3, 2021