The Problem with Pennies, From 'The End Of Money'
There were a ... øre (like ﬁfty cents), and last year, Sweden’s ﬁfty øre was the latest to get the axe. It’s an odd thing: killing money to save money. But that’s exactly what’s happening. Pennies, nickels, and dimes can barely be described ...
Response to "Paper or Plastic" now "Five Cents Please"
From the plastic ocean in the Pacific, to the stomachs of choked birds, to the fences of highways, the trillion (or more) of annual bags are infrequently reused or recycled and often don't even make ... cent fee for bags to help drive reduced use and ...
Make math make "cents"
So why make it any harder? Do you realize how difficult it is to count combinations of coins when you have to deal with quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies? Sure, it might not seem like too much of a headache for most people, but there are thousands of ...
10 Unusual Ways to Save Money Now
[Slideshow: 10 Inventive Ways to Save] 1. Pick up found change. I once believed it wasn't worth the effort to save the pennies, nickels, dimes, and even quarters that ... on their beloved animals. 6. If you use credit cards, use the right cards.
33 ways to make your loose change really count
More and more I'm seeing nickels ... broke, make your coins work for you. 5. Shop with change. Coins are legal tender, after all. Use them to pay for a loaf of bread, a can of tomatoes, or any other small item. Counting out enough dimes and pennies ...