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Infographic: Pi Day financial cheat sheet

Marie Gentile
by Marie Gentile, Staff Writer (@dimespring)

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but we'll call Pi Day a close second. This semi-official day celebrates the mathematical constant of pi, or the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Because pi is approximately equal to 3.14 (continuing on for about a trillion digits), March 14 (3/14) is set aside as the day we gather together and celebrate the wonders of mathematics. Oh, and eat a lot of pie (hooray for homophones!). As our personal contribution to this glorious holiday, we're giving you a numerical cheat sheet for all things personal finance. Enjoy, whiz kids! 

Graphic by Ryan Smith. More infographics by Ryan Smith: The value of homes in popular TV shows | The cost of the Simpsons' home in all U.S. Springfields

 

Marie Gentile is a personal finance reporter and content producer at Dimespring. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Marquette University. A native Midwesterner, Marie is now living in Atlanta and adjusting to life below the Mason-Dixon.