After the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve created $3 trillion dollars. The goal was to try and keep the economy from collapsing. Now, as the economy recovers, the Fed is trying to figure out the best way to make that money vanish.
The Fed can usually just change the numbers in their system … and, "Poof," the money is gone.
This time, they’ll need a new trick.
Here is how the Fed plans to make trillions of dollars disappear.