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11 Little-Known Money Facts To Help You Win Trivia Night

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5. Checking your credit score does not have any affect on your credit score.

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Checking your own credit report and score are soft inquiries. Only hard inquiries affect your score, like when a potential creditor or lender checks your credit (such as for a car, house, etc.).

6. The world's heaviest currency is the Rai stone. They're found on the island of Yap and weigh up to 7.6 tons.

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Rai stones are so big and inconvenient to move that they often change ownership without changing hands; the stone can stay in its original location, but everyone knows who owns it regardless of where it is.