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    The History of Women on Money

    Did you know other currencies feature women?

      In the United States, featuring women on money is not common practice. However, countries around the world honor notable women on their banknotes. It had been announced that Harriett Tubman would be seen in our wallets soon, but that has...

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    An Inside Look at the Australian Dollar

    Australia was actually the first country to adopt polymer banknotes.

      Australia has been at the forefront of banknote technology since they introduced the first banknote in the world to be printed on a non-fibrous polymer substrate. However, their efforts to perfect banknote security is always evolving. “Since ...

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    How Today's Currency Symbols Originated

    Today's currency symbols have more unique stories than you may have thought.

      From dollars to euros to pounds, every currency we use has a symbol unique to it. Ever wonder how these symbols came to be? We’ve got a few stories that explain the origins of these common symbols. The U.S. Dollar We can trace the dollar b...

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    6 Most Inspiring Instagram Worthy Travel Destinations

    If you want to leave your trip with breathtaking photos, this is where you need to go!

    Photo: Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand   When it comes to traveling, everyone wants to capture those incredible sights they stumble across to look back on later. Where should you go to find these fantastic sights, you ask? W...

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    5 Facts About International Currencies

    Whoever said money doesn't grow on trees didn't know these facts.

      Growing up many children have heard the common phrase “money doesn’t grow on trees.” Contrary to this statement, many banknotes are actually made of cotton. Did you know the U.S. dollar contains more than 70 percent cot...

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    Secret Banknote Discovered Inside Ancient Sculpture

    This banknote is over 700 years old and was just found.

      This 700 year old banknote is a unique hidden gem that was found while inspecting a 14th century Buddhist sculpture. The head of Asian art, Ray Tregaskis found it at an auction house in Australia. It was discovered on the inside of the sc...

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    Australian Banknote Now Worth One Million

    It was ten shillings then and now it's valued at one million dollars.

      The Sydney Money Expo unveiled a rare opportunity for everyone to see Australia’s most valuable currency. In 1913 the Australian dollar used to be called a shilling, which was based on the old British sterling system. Now that same ten shillin...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from September 1 - 8.

      Twitter: Bank of England Museum Opens Banknote Gallery This captivating new museum gallery will take you through the history of the bank, since 1694 to the role it stands for today as the nation's central bank and more for free.  The @...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Introduced New 5 Dollar

    The new Australian 5 dollar banknote began circulating on September 1.

    Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   The Reserve Bank of Australia revealed their new $5 banknote earlier this year on April 12. It officially began circulating on September 1. So keep this in mind when you start seeing this new ban...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Cuts Cash Rate to New Low

    The bank cut interest rates for the first time in a year, noting global economy's growth at a slower pace than expected.

      The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the board has officially decided to cut their cash rate by 25 basis points, which brings it down to a new low of 1.75 percent, effective May 4, 2016.  This is the first time the interest rates have c...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from February 25 - March 3.

    Photo: Flickr/Nicki Mannix | Sydney, Australia    Twitter: Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It wil...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote

    The Reserve Bank of Australia will soon begin circulating their next generation of banknotes.

    Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next generation of banknotes...

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    Titanic Replica Announced To Set Sail 2018

    Blue Star Line, an Australian company has a vision to create a replica of Titanic.

    Photo: Flickr/Roderick Eime   The all new Titanic II is set to sail in 2018. Blue Star Line, an Australian company owned by Clive Palmer has a vision to create a replica of Titanic. While many might raise eyebrows in disbelief and question w...

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    Currencies Change In Speculation Of Fed Meeting

    Waiting for the Fed: Here’s how central banks reacted before today's Fed meeting.

      The Fed rate might increase at today’s meeting at 4 percent and at about 35 percent by year end, as policy makers wrestle with slower growth in China and weak commodity prices that have weighed on inflation. Sweden’s central bank stepped up qu...

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    Australian Currency Reveals New Makeover

    Illustrator Aaron Tyler gives Australian dollars a new face lift and they’re awesome.

      We all know money makes the world go round because we chase it, spend it and save it. It's the foundation and fabric that holds society and civilization together. If someone's face is stamped on that currency, it's a pretty bi...

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    11 Surreal Photos Of Australia That Will Make You Want To Visit

    Alright mate, we promise you there's nothing like the land down under.

    ...DT   2. Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory.   A photo posted by Australia (@australia) on Sep 11, 2015 at 7:02pm PDT   3. Lake Ballard, Western Australia. &n...

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    Why Are Central Banks Playing A Global Game Of Chess

    The financial struggle is more than real and strategic.

      After the European Central Bank decided to initiate an asset purchasing program, President Mario Draghi reportedly elected to unwind with a game of chess on his iPad during the plane ride back to Rome. In a new commentary, the two portfol...

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    What Impact Does China Have On Other Currencies

    The Chinese Yuan devaluation is shocking. Check out which foreign currencies are being hit hardest.

      We all know the current emotion that is driving the market is extreme fear. And most of it is due to the domino effect of the Chinese Yuan devaluation. But what about all of the other foreign currencies? Let’s take a closer look at ...

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