How far would your 2015 salary have gone in 1965? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How far would your 2015 salary have gone in 1965? [INFOGRAPHIC]

America’s wallets are getting tighter and tighter and families are feeling the pinch. But what if you took your salary and went back to the 1960’s, would you actually be better off?

We can’t build you a time machine, but we have built a calculator so your readers can see if they would have been better off 50 years ago compared to today.

For example, today in America the average yearly rent is $11,712, roll back 50 years and the average rent for a year is only $852. The tool takes into consideration the inflation of your salary and then rolls it back and lets you know all things you could afford.

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Along with the tool we also have a static infographic comparing all the 1960’s prices with todays prices so you can see how the value of things we spend our pay packet on has changed.

View Interactive Version (via MrGamez Casino Games).

Find out how far your salary would stretch using the tool here

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