100 dollar bills

What does one trillion dollars look like?

With all of the talk about trade deficits, debt, corporate bailouts, etc., I wanted to visualize what one trillion dollars looked like. Thankfully, PageTutor.com...
ridged quarters or reeded edges

Why do quarters have ridges on their edges?

According to the U.S. Mint, ridges were added to the edges of quarters (aka reeded edges) to help prevent fraud and counterfeiting. Up until...
unemployment rate graph

How does the government determine the unemployment rate?

The monthly unemployment rate is based on the results of a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) called the...
A pile of dollar bills

Is it illegal to keep found money?

Every state has laws requiring the return of found money or property if it is possible to identify the owner. If you find a...
Dog food

Is premium pet food healthier?

There is no documented evidence that has shown premium pet food to be any healthier than regular pet food. Premium pet food seems to...

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