Tag: Government

  • 5 Ways A Government Shutdown Takes Money Out Of Your Pocket

    If you’re traveling by air during a government shutdown, expect delays. That’s because more than 50,000 TSA agents and 13,000 air traffic controllers will be asked to continue working without pay until the government is eventually funded. The TSA agents are of particular concern because they’re among the lowest-paid government workers, and they may have…

  • Why The U.S. Government Once Printed A $100,000 Bill

    The $100,000 was never publicly circulated, and as such was never officially considered currency. The bills were instead intended to transfer funds between different Federal Reserve Banks. The $100,000 Gold Certificate, Series 1934 notes (as they’re more officially referred to) were only printed during the Great Depression from December 1934 through January 1935. Interestingly, they…