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Category: Money

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Will Paper Money Go the Way of the Dinosaur?

A number of nations are giving up paper currency. Could America be next?

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Jane Austen Wins a Place on UK Currency

The Bank of England announced this week that an image of the beloved author Jane Austen will be printed on the back of Britain’s 10-pound note—replacing famed naturalist Charles Darwin.

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It’s All About the (New) Benjamins

The Federal Reserve has announced that a new version of the $100 bill will enter circulation this fall.

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8 Things You May Not Know About American Money

On the 150th anniversary of the law creating a single national currency, explore eight surprising facts about American money.