Security-Features-of-US-Currency

You work hard for your money, so there’s nothing worse than being ripped off by receiving counterfeit money! Fortunately, many security features in US currency can help you to tell the real ones from the fake. Currency Paper Real dollar bill “paper” is made from 100% rag material (75% cotton, 25% linen). It’s crisp, durable,…

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US Million Dollar Bill

Is the one million dollar bill real? The thought that a single piece of paper can turn you into a millionaire is pretty alluring. But does the one million dollar banknote really exist? The short answer to this is Yes, it does exist. But, it cannot be used for day-to-day transactions because it’s not an…

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1000_USD_note_series_of_1934_obverse

We see people flaunting their $100 bills on social media all the time, but did you know a $1,000 dollar bill actually exists out there? It’s hard to imagine, but $1,000 bills have been part of our currency since the Civil War! But is it still in use? And how much is it worth? What…

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500_USD_note_series_of_1934_obverse

Ever wondered if there’s a dollar bill higher than the $100 bill we all know and love? Well, say hello to the $500 bill! If you’re a passionate collector of U.S. Currency you may have already heard of it, but lots of people don’t even know these dollar bills ever existed! Either way, one thing…

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US_$5000_1934_Federal_Reserve_Note

Quick! Think of the largest denomination bill out there! I bet you pictured a $100 bill or maybe even the uncommon $500 bill, but what If I told you there’s actually a $5,000 bill out there? Sounds crazy? Well, yeah, just imagine the horror of losing one of these! It can’t be real, or can…

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Old-5-dollar-bill

Ever wondered what’s the estimated lifespan of a U.S dollar before it gets destroyed? Where do these worn-out dollars end up? Are these thrown out in the trashcan or what? And who’s the mastermind behind these procedures? Read more to find out! First, let’s start with the average lifespan of each bill. Estimated Lifespan of…

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100,000-bill

The largest transaction note to ever be invented in the U.S was the 100,000 dollar bill.  It was commissioned in 1933 by President Roosevelt during the Great Depression. At the time, the  U.S. economy was undergoing a recession. Thus, this banknote was primarily printed so as to manage economic situations and prevent their currency from…

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Mutilated-Money-Shredded-100-bills

If you regularly use cash currency, you might’ve left some bills in your attic, misplaced your wallet and it accidentally caught fire, shredded the bills with some trash paper, got hit by a flood, or maybe even your dog ate them. In most of these cases, not all hope is lost. If you can recover…

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Printing-Money-100-bills

The alternative to not having money is bartering goods and exchanging services. In modern times, that’s hard to imagine. Our world is now full of digital transactions, credit cards, and bitcoin. None of them feels as good as holding a hefty stack of cash in your hands, right? Have you ever wondered how money is…

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Historical-US-Currency

US Currency History The US currency has evolved over the years while becoming one of the most popular currencies in the world. In this article, we’ll be discussing the history of the US currency, how it started, and where it is today. The Timeline The history of the US currency goes a long way back.…

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