As the years roll along, the cost of most things just keeps increasing.
That’s inflation for you. As we noted in “8 Basics That Beginning Investors Must Know,” you would have needed around $300 in 2018 to buy the same stuff you could have bought for $100 in 1980.
But some items actually have gotten cheaper in recent times. In fact, many are now free.
Following are examples of things that used to cost money but no longer do.