### Inflation on \$1.90

What was \$1.90 worth? What's the cost of living adjustment? This calculates the cost of living and inflation of the US Dollar. The data is provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and turned into calculator format. How is inflation calculated? The government calculates a variety of prices and creates the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
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##### What was \$1.90 worth?
What is used to determine inflation? The government calculates a variety of prices, such as milk, bread, a new car, an apartment, etc, and creates the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This is a number to calculate how the cost of living in the United States has changed every year. To find how much \$1.90 is worth today, find the CPI in the current year and divide it by the CPI in the starting year. Then multiply it by \$1.90.

Browse the year below to calculate the value of \$1.90 between two years. In general, inflation goes up every year. Some things, like education and health care, have increased by a lot. Others, like technology, have gone down.