Infographic: What $1 Used to Get You vs. What It Buys You Today


In 1810, you could buy three gallons of whiskey for just a dollar. Today that will get you a shot from a bottle you bought yourself. Inflation sucks, right?

While you can get a snack or download an app for a buck, one dollar used to go a lot further — we’re talking 10 cans of soup, an ounce of silver, four pounds of sirloin steak and two pounds of coffee.

Infographic What $1 Used to Get You vs

Check out what 100 cents used to be worth and mourn how little a dollar gets you now.



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