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

Before we begin, let's briefly look at the average cost of a funeral and who is supposed to be paying for it. COST On average, a...
100 dollar bills

What does one trillion dollars look like?

With all of the talk about trade deficits, debt, etc., I wanted to visualize what one trillion dollars looked like. Thankfully, PageTutor.com already did...
Back of the dollar bill

What do the symbols on the back of the U.S. dollar bill mean?

Pull out a dollar bill or use this image for reference as you read through this post. The pyramid and the eagle on the back...
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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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