Trillion Is The New Billion

Posted By Ben Goulding, 22 July, 2009 | permalink

Is anyone able to fully comprehend what $1 trillion really is? Mint.com have put together a nice video to help.

No longer is government spending talked about in terms of a mere ten digits. With the recent flurry of government spending, we are going to need another three zeros to make sense of it all. One trillion dollars is a number that few people can comprehend, let alone your standard nine digit calculator. So what does one trillion dollars look like?


(Youtube Link)

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