Where People Prefer Non-Cash Transactions

Whether you depend on cash or non-cash transactions can depend on whether you are young or old and the country where you live.

Printing Money: Canada’s Hundred Dollar Bill Problem

Does the Canadian $100 bill melt? During November 2011, Canada started circulating state-of-the-art polymer $100 bills. Very tough to counterfeit and unusually resilient, plastic-based currency is supposed to be far better than the traditional paper (made from linen and cotton) bill.…

Look For the Silver Lining

You might want to decide whether to set the table with Granny’s silver, sell it, or melt it. To see why, you just need to look at a graph of the price of silver. Representing a 162% increase between January…