In "Checks & Balances: Presidents and American Finance," the Museum of American Finance looks at how some of the country's best-known presidents coped with budget issues and financial crises. The exhibit focuses on George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt, offering parallels on what is happening in the economy and in government today.

The Museum of American Finance is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5.