According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services were 16.98% higher in 2018 versus 2013.
Between 2013 and 2018: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.19% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2013 would cost $584.90 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.36% during this same period, inflation for financial services was similar.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.69%, below the average yearly change for financial services during the 2013-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), price inflation for financial services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Financial services: