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The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

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Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually. It is a “cryptocurrency” which uses cryptography to manage the…

Countering Counterfeit Currency

It is estimated by the U.S. Secret Service, the federal agency responsible for protecting the U.S. currency, that prior to…

American Currency Part 2: How Money Leaves Circulation

Beginning this October, the new design of the $100 bill (http://usat.ly/11PJPTy) will be put into circulation by the Federal Reserve….

American Currency Part 1: A Brief History of Money

As credit and debit cards gradually take over the sphere of purchasing, money becomes less and less a physical thing….