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The History of High-Value U.S. Currency: The Bills That Plastic Forgot

In our latest infographic, Credit Sesame takes a look at the history of high-value currency in the United States. Find out the printing history on the $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000 and even the $100,000 dollar bill!

Big Mac-ronomics: What The Price of a Big Mac Reveals About Purchasing Power Around the World

If you like to stay on top of business and economic news, chances are you’re familiar with the Economist’s Big Mac Index: what in its own words is “a fun guide to whether currencies are at their “correct” level.” The infogrpahic below illustrates the latest Big Mac Index update.

The Mysterious Imagery of the Dollar Bill

Dollar bills: we look at them every day, yet how many of us truly pay attention to anything besides the denomination value? The fact is, numerous symbols adorn our currency and there has been intense debate over the decades of their meaning.