1) How much will today’s
money be worth in the future?

Assumptions:

Assumed inflation rate:

Complete to calculate future value:

Value of money today:

R

Period in years:

Years

Your Answer:

2) How much will goods cost in the future?

Assumptions:

Assumed inflation* rate:

Complete to calculate future cost:

Cost of the goods today:

R

Period in years:

Years

Your Answer:

Inflation calculatorsSavings CalculatorEducation CalculatorCalculate illustrative return for a recurring savings paymentCalculate illustrative return for a lump sum investmentInflation CalculatorsIn mainstream economics, the word “inflation” refers to a general rise in prices measured against a standard level of purchasing power. Inflation is measured by comparing two sets of goods at two points in time, and computing the increase in cost not reflected by an increase in quality. There are, therefore, many measures of inflation depending on the specific circumstances. The most well known are the CPI which measures consumer prices.Over time, the effects of inflation can erode the value of your savings. At the end of an inflationary year, a rand buys a little bit less than the year before. This calculator is designed to help you work out the effect inflation has to your current savings and the depreciation of cash, as well as the effect inflation has on the cost of goods.