Buck deer

Why are dollars referred to as bucks?

Like many others words, the etymology of this word isn't 100% clear, but strong evidence suggests that a dollar is called a “buck” thanks...
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...
A picture of Bitcoins

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that does not have a central bank or single administrator. Below is my very introductory summary of bitcoin. I...
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...
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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