News tagged with paper money

Probing Question: What is Bitcoin?

In 1729, when he was 23 years old, Benjamin Franklin authored a pamphlet titled "A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency." The revolutionary idea he advocated? Paper money printed ...

Jul 10, 2014 3.4 / 5 (5) 3

Paper money worldwide contains bisphenol A

The cash register receipts that people place near paper money in billfolds, purses, and pockets has led to a worldwide contamination of paper money with bisphenol A (BPA) — a potentially toxic substance ...

Aug 10, 2011 4.3 / 5 (4) 7

Canada prepares to introduce plastic money

When I think of paying with plastic, I think of credit or debit cards. However, my thought process is going to have to change. Canada will soon join a growing list of countries that use a polymer-based plastic instead of ...

Apr 19, 2011 4.2 / 5 (5) 3

See where your money is going -- literally

Kathy Williamson was over in the Pigeon Forge area in early December and stopped into a Harry & David store in Sevierville, Tenn., to buy candy. The change she received from the clerk was correct, but she noticed something ...

Jan 25, 2011 3 / 5 (2) 0