10 Fun Facts About Money

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Money - it's something we all use every day, but rarely think about, except to lament that we don't have enough of it. Here are some facts about money.


1
The first Credit Card was created because of the embarrassment of a man who had to pay for dinner but forgot his wallet.

2
66% of all US cash is held overseas.

3
The World's First Paper Money was created in China 1,400 years ago.

4
More Monopoly Money is printed every year than Real money.

5
A Penny costs 2.4 cents to manufacture.

6
Bob Marley's final words were "Money can't buy life."

7
U.S. paper money is not paper. It's cloth. In Ben Franklin’s day, people repaired torn bills with a needle and thread.

8
Drug lord Pablo Escobar had so much cash that rats ate almost $1 billion of his money each year.

9
Arguing about money is the top predictor of divorce, a study found.