How SWIFT Makes Money Move

With SWIFT instantly becoming famous, we’ve taken a look at a heist and its history to demonstrate what it does.

The Dog(e) That Needs An Owner

Whereas a Dogecoin trademark had initially seemed unnecessary, its developers soon faced big problems without one.

How the ATM’s Twenty Dollar Bills Affect Us

The Atlanta Fed looked at how we spend our twenty dollar bills to see the ATM’s impact on whether we use cash or debit or credit.

The Mystery of the Missing Coins

Recently, it’s been tough to use the washing machines and dryers in our basements and laundromats. The problem is finding the quarters. A Federal Reserve task force is investigating the situation. Coin Use Many of us don’t have the coins…

Why You Might Not Use Bitcoin at AMC

Spending bitcoin for your AMC movie theater ticket and a bucket of popcorn will be possible this year…but will you want to?

What Central Banks Could Do To Our Cash

As more nations experiment with central bank digital currencies, we could see less cash, fewer banks, and maybe some unintended consequences.

Where Money Is Not What We Expect It To Be

Asked about the meaning of money, we might be surprised to see a circular chunk of limestone compared to a U.S. dollar bill.

When Your Gas Tank Is Like Your Bank Account

It is possible that bank runs during the early 1930s can explain the gasoline shortages created by the Colonial Pipeline hacking.

Comparing a Meltdown, a Lockdown, and a Catalytic Converter

As the value of palladium goes up, so too do the number of catalytic converter thefts. Unless you drive an EV, your car has a catalytic converter. Mandated because they diminish emissions, catalytic converters can be sliced off the belly…

The Special Side of a New Twenty Dollar Bill

Harriet Tubman might soon be on a new twenty dollar bill. Enslaved in Maryland by the owner of a small farm, Harriet Tubman (c.1822-1913) ran away when she was approximately 18. She left her husband and family behind but repeatedly…