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$1 4 2.16%
$5 5 2.70%
$10 4 2.16%
$20 99 53.51%
$50 17 9.19%
$100 43 23.24%
over $100 5 2.70%
no cash 8 4.32%
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Poll. Largest denomination bill on you now.
Old 02-27-2016, 09:22 PM   #1
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Poll. Largest denomination bill on you now.

What is the largest denomination bill you have either with you now or in your wallet/purse? Do not count hidden money.
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Old 02-27-2016, 09:32 PM   #2
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100usd in my wallet -

However, I think I still have a 100,000 Lira note that I saved from one of my trips to Italy back in the late 90's. But I don't carry it around.
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100 usd. But might take it out for safe keeping
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Old 02-27-2016, 10:27 PM   #4
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Need an option for zero...haven't had any cash on my for several days
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Old 02-27-2016, 10:33 PM   #5
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I have a couple of $100s. One of those came from participating in a group discussion about how we chose our health insurance plan for 2015. It was a group of about 10 consumers with a moderator, 2 way mirror and hidden cameras.

It was very interesting and they paid us each $100 cash for participating.
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Can't answer, as you are obviously talking about money that can fold
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100usd in my wallet -

However, I think I still have a 100,000 Lira note that I saved from one of my trips to Italy back in the late 90's. But I don't carry it around.

Well, if we are talking foreign money... I have either a 1,000,000 or 10,000,000 note from some former soviet country (do not remember which) that I think is worthless.... I might have to go and see what I did with it...
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Old 02-28-2016, 06:37 AM   #8
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Never, ever bigger than a $20.
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I recently read a proposal to eliminate the $100 note to make it more difficult for criminals to hide $. Would it be feasible for Congress to recall all $100 notes by giving people a few years to exchange them for smaller denominations after which they would no longer be valid? That could wipe out some vast piles of dirty money.
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Wish I could modify the poll to add an option of "no cash" but do not think you can do that after the poll has been created.
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$50s are the new $20s, no?
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Old 02-28-2016, 07:26 AM   #13
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I've got a pocketful of 100,000 rupiah notes. That's the largest note printed in Indonesia. They're worth about $7.50 each.
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At one point, living in Brazil, 5,000 was the smallest bill printed, and worth maybe $1 in US money at the time. It was always interesting to have wads of paper money around. But that was nothing compared to Peru at that time. People in Lima would carry a paper sack stuffed full of money just to buy lunch.
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Very rarely do I have more than a $5 bill. I typically have several, along with some $1s, for a total of ~$35 or so.
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Usually have a couple of $100's. Never know when a good cash deal will come up. Why do many people not like the $50 bill?
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I have the same $20 in my wallet that I started the year with. I seem to have no need for cash these days.
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I never like carrying anything bigger than $20 around. DH and I put nearly everything on credit cards, pay in full every month and get nice cash back rebates.


We live in a mostly blue-collar town; there are several Dollar Stores and a payday loan place, and the downtown is nearly all local businesses except for Wendy's. I can't find the exotic groceries I like in the local stores (e.g. curry paste) because that's not what people here buy. Anyway- I used the ATM in the grocery store to withdraw $200 and got a $100 and a mix of 20s and 10s. That never happened to me in our previous shop-till-you-drop suburb. To me, that $100 was a white elephant. Why use it to buy groceries when we could get $2 back from Amex? I finally put it into the church collection with a note asking that it be booked as a donation from us (so we had tax documentation).
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Usually have a couple of $100's. Never know when a good cash deal will come up. Why do many people not like the $50 bill?
According to my bank $50 is the most popular bill. They often run out. Lots of cash businesses around here.
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I recently read a proposal to eliminate the $100 note to make it more difficult for criminals to hide $. Would it be feasible for Congress to recall all $100 notes by giving people a few years to exchange them for smaller denominations after which they would no longer be valid?

That could wipe out some vast piles of dirty money...
and also clean money that people stash away and forget. That will teach them.
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