Do you know how much a billion dollars is? I mean, it’s a staggeringly large number, so much so that even when the term is tossed around willy-nilly, most of us don’t understand the enormity of it. Seconds of research taught me that a billion is a thousand million. To think of it in physical terms, one million dollars can fit comfortably into a backpack. One hundred million can be stuffed into a crate, and you might be able to wedge it into your closet.  If you physically had a billion dollars, you would have about ten of those crates packed full of hundred-dollar bills. The idea of a single... Read More