How much would a US worker need to earn each day in 2010 to pay the bills to heep pace with his ancestor? Even more interesting, given the same rate of inflation, if not hyperinflation, how much will it cost our future children in 100 years just to get by?
1910 - $1.00 wage earned per day (unskilled work)
1910 - $0.05 candy or chewing gum
2010 - $1.22
2110 - $28.00
1910 - $0.165 gallon milk
2010 - $3.85
2110 - $89.70
1910 - $0.125 one gallon of gas
2010 - $3.00
2110 - $73.00
Voltaire (1694-1778) “Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value ---- zero.”
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Measuringworth.com CPI and Wage calculators were used to compute the prices above.