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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...
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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...
Wall Street

Why is it called Wall Street?

The name Wall Street originates from an actual wall built in the late 17th century by the Dutch, who were living in what was...
What happens if someone can't afford to pay for a funeral

What happens if someone can’t afford to pay for a funeral?

If someone can't afford to pay for a funeral there are many resources and options available to help them out. Before we begin, let's...
cops breaking down door during a raid

Who pays for my door if the cops break it down?

If the authorities break down your door to locate or help you, you will be responsible for paying for a new door. However, if...

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