Americans spend about $120 billion each year on expanding, renovating and/or repairing their homes. In another seven years this expenditure is expected to reach over $200 billion annually.
Welcome to the future! Security Technology News reported in their July 27, 1993 issue that robots are very much "on duty" in today's world.
Benjamin Franklin, when creating bank notes for the state of Pennsylvania, deliberately misspelled "Pensylvania" to deter counterfeiting. It didn't work.
One of the big news items earlier this year was the refusal of the Supreme Court to hear an appeal by the insurance industry, which was trying to block financial institutions from selling insurance
Patricia Murphy, Editor of CHECKS AND CHECKING, reports that for goods and services over $40, American women prefer to write checks over any other means of payment.