The new $100 bill reminds me of my last ‘real’ job

The "new" new $100 note.

Although you may think I’m boasting, allow me a bit of nostalgia prompted by the Treasury Department’s unveiling of a new generation of $100 currency.

Sitting on my desk is what is becoming an old “new” $100 note in an inexpensive frame.  That piece of paper is covered with the personal signatures of former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, Former Deputy Secretary Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasurer Mary Ellen Withrow (who hated me) and former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, among others.  Wrote Rubin above his name: Continue reading