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WATCH: Man Pays His Speeding Ticket With 22,000 Pennies

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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5 Ways a Penny Saved Can Equal Big Bucks

David Rae | Posted 02.10.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Fulfilling any meaningful financial goal means saving a lot of pennies, true, but it really can be easier than you think. One of the first tips I give my clients is to look for ways to save money that don't actually require you to cut back.

Believing in the Impossible and Dreaming Big

Melissa Marsted | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women
Melissa Marsted

Cancer has been a specter in my family. My grandmother, Granny Lu, a strong, petite woman, the daughter of AC Gilbert, an inventor and Olympic gold medal-winner and owner of The Toy Barn, a former toy store in Hamden, Connecticut, was diagnosed with cancer when I was a teenager.

Let's Get Rid Of The Penny

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.23.2015 | Comedy

Why is the penny still a thing? As John Oliver pointed out on his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, it costs 1.7 cents to make each penny, so t...

Man Makes Bank On The Half A Million Coins He's Collected For Decades

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.30.2015 | Good News

With all the pennies this guy had, he must've been very, very lucky. Otha Anders, a 73-year-old from Ruston, Louisiana, has been collecting pennies f...

19 Epic Ways To Make Use Of All Those Pennies

Just DIY | Posted 07.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Just DIY

If you're one to toss your pennies in the change plate at your local coffee shop or overlook a one-center on the ground, you should take a gander at these cool projects. All of them take just a few pennies to make... with epic end results.

Can We All Just Agree That Pennies Are Stupid And Need To Be Retired?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

No. No, we can't, for some reason. While the one-cent, once-copper coin doesn't have the purchasing power it used to, Americans still have a hard t...

Catherine New

These Stores Are Penniless And Loving It

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business

At Cheese Board Pizza in Berkeley, Calif., a slice of pizza comes to $2.73 (that's $2.50 plus tax.) But if you pay with $3, you’ll get a little bonu...

Love, Death and Pennies: John Green on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Green talks hating pennies, loving the world and everything in between. Please, please excuse the continual screwing up of the title of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona."

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Doesn't Know Why The Penny Won't Go Away Already

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that it might be time to stop making pennies, calling them obsolete and a "good metaphor" for some ...

Unique Flooring Material Costs Mere Pennies

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.08.2012 | Money

When Mel Angst and her husband, John, decided that their new tattoo shop in Pittsburgh needed better flooring, they bought their material of choice fo...

Pennies Cost Utah Man Big Bucks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.21.2012 | Money

Jason Robert West got a lesson in common cents. The 40-year-old Vernal, Utah, man paid a disputed $25 medical bill with 2,500 pennies. But he wound up...

Chipotle Busted For Cheating Customers Out Of Pennies

Posted 08.29.2012 | Small Business

Bank of America may round your bill up and put the change in your savings account, which seems good, but what if your favorite restaurant was tacking ...

Common Cents? The Future Of The American Penny

Loren Berlin | Posted 03.30.2012 | Money

Is the American penny doomed to extinction? It's possible, especially if we follow in the footsteps of our northern neighbors. The Royal Canadian ...

Is This Cause for Alarm?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

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Retailers Try 1-Cent Sales In Hopes Of Luring Costumers

latimes.com | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dump out the coffee cans, car ashtrays and the bottom of your purse. The lowly penny, which almost was taken out of circulation three years ago, is ma...