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Currency Converter for 164 Countries
Input one currency and change that amount into any of the other world currencies.
Factmonster.com: Money
Facts About U.S. Money, U.S. Money History, Money Around the World, Economy 101, The Euro, Portraits and Designs of U.S. Paper Currency, U.S. Coins in Circulation, How Coins Are Made, The 50 State Quarters Program Act, The D.C. and U.S. Territories Quarter Program, Two New Nickels, New $20 Bill, Facelift for the $50, The New Paper Money, Counterfeit Money, A Brief History of U.S. Banking, A Brief History of Checking, Budgets, A Little Goes a Long Way, Unequal Income, Average Allowances, Kid Work, The Public Debt, Retail Prices of Selected Foods in U.S. Cities, 1890-1970, The Shrinking Value of the Dollar, Got a Yen...To Learn About Foreign Exchange?, Financial Websites, What is the Stock Market?, Change in Your Pocket--The New Quarters, Sacagewea Golden Dollar, Susan B. Anthony Dollar.
Informed Is Empowered
"Assembled links to articles, online classes, resources, and tools on a wide range of financial literacy topics." Topics include: Credit Cards & Credit Scores; Banking Basics; Home Ownership; Buying and Insuring a Car; Health and Life Insurance; Taxes; Small Business Entrepreneurship; Student Loan and Scholarship; Youth and Financial Education; and Computer Basics. From OperationHope.org.
Money 101 Glossary
Monetary/financial terms and definitions. From CNNMoney.com.
MyMoney.gov
"MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education."
Origins of Money and of Banking
"All sorts of things have been used as money at different times in different places." Defines Money based on its functions.
Treasury Reporting Rates of Exchange
Currency equivalency rate in an easy table for the current quarter.
United States Federal Reserve
"The Federal Reserve System, often referred to as the Federal Reserve or simply 'the Fed, is the central bank of the United States. It was created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system." See also Federal Reserve Education website for more on the Fed, the economy, and related financial topics.
United States Mint
"The primary mission of the United States Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation to conduct its trade and commerce."

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