Minimum Wage in 1968 has Same Buying Power as $10.58 Today

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This great calculator released by the BLS allows a user to compare inflation over time. For comparison here, the minimum wage in 1968 ($1.60 an hour) is equal to $10.58 in 2012 dollars. Of course, the Federal minimum wage today is $7.25.

Click through the picture to try it.

–from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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One Response to “Minimum Wage in 1968 has Same Buying Power as $10.58 Today”

  1. Bester Zahnarzt in Ulm Says:

    Hi there this is kind of of off topic but I was wondering
    if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML.
    I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding experience so I wanted to get advice from someone with experience. Any help would be enormously appreciated!

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