Many consumers in the European Union are afraid of switching to Euros since it (reportedly) means increased prices on most products. For example: In order to address consumers' concerns about ...
Does a customer have the legal right to receive change in whatever denomination they want if the cashier can cover it?
I am a cashier at a gas station in California and I recently had a customer put me in this situation. They prepaid for $50 in gas with a fifty dollar bill and filled their car. They had $19 in ...
In a comment on "Is it illegal to refuse US currency for a purchase?", @Dan Neely said I don't think the main reason many businesses ban $50/100 bills is that they'd deplete their ability to make ...
I hear this claim every now and then. That US currency is legal tender and that it is illegal to not accept it. The most recent example of this was on an old episode of 30 Rock: The head and the ...
With the events in Greece, some websites are claiming that you can know which country printed an euro banknote, by looking at the serial number. Is that technique fool-proof ?
In many countries it is illegal to deface or destroy money, but has this law ever been enforced? (note: I'm not asking about counterfeiting) Have there been any notable cases of people being charged ...