According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 34.15% higher in 2018 versus 2006.
Between 2006 and 2018: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.48% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2006 would cost $670.77 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.78% during this same period, inflation for financial services was similar.
In the year 2006: Pricing changed by 2.95%, above the average yearly change for financial services during the 2006-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2006 (3.23%), price inflation for financial services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services: