A New Look For The Twenty Dollar Bill

This is an Artist Rendering. The actual new $20 has not been finalized.







WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Wednesday announced the most sweeping and historically symbolic makeover of American currency in a century, proposing to replace the slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, the former slave and abolitionist, and to add women and civil rights leaders to the $5 and $10 notes.



Internet Killed the Tax Day Party

10272326374_43eb6a9e1c_z(Bloomberg) At the post office in Lawrence, Kansas, filing your taxes used to be an excuse to party.

A crowd would gather every April 15th shortly before the doors were shut at midnight. As procrastinators arrived with their tax forms, the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band, a local group, would start playing in the lobby, which happens to have great acoustics.