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Pennies

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 ...

Man Pays Off Mortgage With Pennies

AP | Posted 07.06.2012 | Money

MILFORD, Mass. -- A Massachusetts man who pledged to make the last mortgage payment on his home with pennies has fulfilled that promise. After warnin...

This Coin Is Worth Millions

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- When is a penny worth $1.15 million? When it is a rare experimental penny minted in 1792. The unusual coin was auctioned off Thur...

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 ...

Man Cited After Paying Bill With 2,500 Pennies

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

VERNAL, Utah -- A Utah man has been cited on a charge of disorderly conduct after paying for a disputed medical bill with 2,500 pennies. The Deseret ...

Is This Cause for Alarm?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The arts make cities better, generate revenue and ensure an innovative future.

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...

Paulson Not Big Penny Fan

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A penny for your thoughts? Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson thinks the answer to that question should be not much. In fact, if he h...