According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 182.15% higher in 2018 versus 1990.
Between 1990 and 2018: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.77% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 1990 would cost $1,410.77 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.33% during this same period, inflation for financial services was similar.
In the year 1990: Pricing changed by 7.30%, significantly above the average yearly change for financial services during the 1990-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1990 (5.40%), price inflation for financial services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services: