current dollars


Dollar value in other time periods, not converted into present-day dollars. This does not take into consideration the effects of inflation, it simply presents the value as it was at the time. If a person purchased a house for $50,000 in 1970, $50,000 would be the current dollar value, and would not correspond to the value of $50,000 at the present time.

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You may want to experiment with how the current dollars stack up to what they would have been in the old days.

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We made a lot in current dollars and that was a really cool thing and we needed to think about that for the future.

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The term current dollars, also called nominal dollars, refers to dollars stated at their face value at a given point in time, and not revalued to account for inflation or the time value of money.

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