It's so easy to become overwhelmed or jaded by the numbers the government, economists and the financial industry throw around. For example, what is a billion dollars exactly... have you ever thought about that? I mean we hear that number thrown around almost every night on the news.
The U.S. even has 536 billionaires in 2015 (yes, Bill Gates once again took the title of the world's wealthiest individual). Have you ever sat down and actually tried to get your arms around what that number means?
Here are some examples of what a billion means:
Staggering numbers to comprehend.