How Much is a Trillion Dollars?

I ran across this neat visual explanation of what a trillion dollars would look like:  What does one TRILLION dollars look like? I knew that one trillion dollars was a lot of money, but I didn't really quite grasp just how much it is.  I'm not entirely sure that I've completely digested it yet, but the picture really helps me a lot.

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Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.