Treasury Department Says: It’s All About the Benjamin’s
The number of dollar bills rolling off the great government presses here and in Fort Worth fell to a modern low last year. Production of $5 bills also dropped to the lowest level in 30 years. And for the first time in that period, the Treasury Department did not print any $10 bills.
The futurists who have long predicted the end of paper money also underestimated the rise of the $100 bill as one of America’s most popular exports.
I don’t even need cash to give my offering at church. Everything everywhere these days is either done online, or there is a credit/debit card option. Some may still go to banks to have cash for babysitters, service tips, and cash only restaurants. Since I’m without child, places that don’t take my Bank of America card pretty much don’t get my money. It’s that simple. The only time I require cash currency is to do laundry, and the same way parking meters have wised up made provisions to accept plastic tender, my apartment building laundry room would like to jump on this bandwagon. Just sayin…