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Getting Rid of the Dollar Bill Is a Bad Idea

Eli Lehrer | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
Eli Lehrer

The idea of a dollar coin is a loser in the U.S. There are plenty of ways Congress can act to save money. Making Americans give up the greenback shouldn't be one of them.

The Billion Dollar Coin Makes Sense

Tim Penny | Posted 03.27.2013 | Detroit
Tim Penny

While it may not add up to a trillion, everyone involved with the federal budget recognizes that an "all options on the table" approach is necessary to solve this problem. Currency modernization and the dollar coin need to be part of the discussion.

The Death Of The Dollar Bill

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

The dollar bill's days may be numbered. At least, that could be the case if one government watchdog had its way. A recent report from the Governmen...

Goodbye Greenback? Just Say 'No.'

Randy DeCleene | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Randy DeCleene

Congress is considering legislation that would see the $1 bill replaced -- wiped out permanently -- by a coin. A heavy, clunky, old-fashioned coin that, if adopted, will soon be overburdening the pockets and purses of annoyed Americans everywhere. What's more, it will cost them dearly.

GOP Congressman Wants To Do Away With Dollar Bills

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican David Schweikert has submitted legislation designed to phase out one dollar bills. The southwest congressman is not suggesting the ...

NPR: How Frequent Fliers Are Exploiting The Government

NPR | DAVID KESTENBAUM and ROBERT BENINCASA | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

We recently reported on the the government's failed effort to persuade Americans to use dollar coins. But the coins have found at least one group o...