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21 FACTS YOU DID
NOT KNOW ABOUT
Money   

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90%
of US$ bills
carry traces of
cocaine.
The first Credit Card was created because of the embarrassment of a man who had to pay for dinner but forgot his wallet.
US debt
is 10 times larger
than all the
US$ in circulation.
All US$ coins and bills
in circulation today
are worth
US$1.2 trillion.
of all
US$ cash
is held
overseas.
66%
The World's First
Paper Money
was created in China
1,400 years ago.
Changing the
US$1 bill for a
US$1 coin would
save US$4.4 billion
in 30 years.
More Monopoly Money
is printed every year
than Real money.
$10
If you have $10 in your
pocket and no debts,
you are
wealthier than
25% of Americans.
A Penny
costs 2.4 cents
to manufacture.
The key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions, according to studies.
There's US$75 trillion in the entire world. If this is distributed amongst all people on Earth, each person will have less than $11,000.
The blood you donate is sold on the open market and it's a US$4.5 billion per year industry.
The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, at US$150 billion.
Bob Marley's
final words were
"Money can't buy life."
McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.
Apple earns US$300,000 per minute.
All of the 20 richest women in the world --except for #17-- inherited their money from either their husband or their father.
Americans spent more than US$15 billion on jeans in 2005.
Americans spent about US$61.4 billion on their pets in 2011.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar had so much cash that rats ate almost $1 billion of his money each year.
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