Those fractions on the top of checks tell us a lot about the check itself.
"Excuse Me-What Was That Again?"
Once upon a time there was a banker who was having problems with the examiner who was in his institution.
Isn't it interesting that even as our lawmakers are addressing legislation that would require banks to cash checks for people who lack bank accounts and provide more low-cost services to the poor,
...But I've Seen Him In Here Before!
The United States Government authorizes paper money-currency-of certain amounts.