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INFLATION GONE WILD

The cost of raising a child in 1995 averaged $145,000. Today it costs $227,000.

An ounce of gold sold for $58 in 1972. Today it costs $1,664.

An ounce of gold sold for $58 in 1972. Today it costs $1,664.

Source: Goldprice.net

The price of one U.S. stamp in 1971 was 8 cents. Today it is 45 cents.

A pack of cigarettes sold for 45 cents in 1968. Today it costs up to $11.

The price of tuition at Yale was $1,950 in 1967. Today it is $38,300.

The median new home in 1963 cost $17,200. Today it is about $212,000.

A movie ticket cost 50 cents in 1962. Today it costs as much as $13.

A child’s ticket to Disneyland cost 35 cents in 1956. Today it costs $80.

A McDonald’s burger sold for 15 cents in 1955. It costs as much as $1.96 today.

A 24-pack of Budweiser cost $2.93 in 1954. Today it costs $19.99.

The average price of a new car in 1950 was $1,510. Today it is $30,748.

A box of Corn Flakes cost 12 cents in 1945. Today a similar sized box costs $3.79.

A box of Corn Flakes cost 12 cents in 1945. Today a similar sized box costs $3.79.

Source: Food Timeline

The price of a Coca-Cola bottle in 1944 was 5 cents. Today a similar size bottle costs 89 cents.

A Hershey Bar sold for 5 cents in 1937. A similar size bar costs 99 cents today.

The price of gas in 1923 was 21 cents per gallon. Today it averages $3.84 per gallon.

What happened to the dollar?

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-much-cheaper-everything-used-to-be-2012-4?op=1#ixzz1ts4R7CQj

Americas’s Money supply – Christian economics

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