$100 - Most counterfeited money denominationin the world. Keeps the worldmoving.
Ten Thousand Dollars
$10,000 - Enough for a great vacation or to buy a used car. Approximately one year of work for the average human on earth.
One Million Dollars
$1,000,000 - Not as big of a pile as youthought, huh? Still this is 92 years of work for the average human on earth.
One Hundred Million Dollars
$100,000,000 - Plenty to go around foreveryone. Fits nicely on an ISO / Military standard sized pallet.
One Billion Dollars
$1,000,000,000 - You will need some helpwhen robbing the bank. Now we are getting serious!
One Trillion Dollars
When the U.S government speaks about a1.7 trillion deficit - this is the volumes of cash the U.S. Government borrowed in 2010 to run itself.
Keep in mind it is double stacked palletsof $100 million dollars each, full of $100 dollar bills. You are goingto need a lot of trucks to freight this around.
If you spent $1 million a day since Jesuswas born, you would have not spent $1 trillion by now...but ~$700 billion - same amount the banks got during bailout.
One Trillion Dollars
Comparison of $1,000,000,000,000 dollarsto a standard-sized American Football field and European Football field.
Say hello to the Boeing 747-400 transcontinentalairliner that's hiding on the right. This was until recentlythe biggest passenger plane in the world.
15 Trillion Dollars
$15,000,000,000,000 - US national debt(credit bill) has just topped the 15 trillion 2 months before Christmas 2011.
Statue of Liberty seems rather worriedas United States national debt passes 20% of the entire world's combined GDP (Gross Domestic Product). In 2011 the National Debt will exceed 100% of GDP, and venture into the 100%+ debt-to-GDP ratio that the European PIIGS have (bankrupting nations).
$114.5 Trillion Dollars
$114,500,000,000,000. - US unfunded liabilities
To the right you can see the pillar ofcold hard $100 bills that dwarfs the WTC & Empire State Building - both at one point world's tallest buildings. If you look carefully you can seethe Statue of Liberty.
The 114.5 Trilliondollar super-skyscraper is the amount of money the U.S. Government knows it does not have to fully fund the Medicare, Medicare Prescription Drug Program, Social Security, Military and civil servant pensions. It is themoney USA knows it will not have to pay all its bills.
If you live in USA this is also yourpersonal credit card bill; you are responsible along with everyone else to pay this back. The citizens of USA created the U.S. Government to serve them, this is what the U.S. Government has done while serving The People.
The unfunded liability is calculated on current tax and funding inputs, and future demographic shifts in US Population.
Note:On the above 114.5T image the size of the base of the money pile is half a trillion, not $1T as on 15T image. The height is double. This was done to reflect the base of Empire State and WTC more closely.