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What I’ll do if America eliminates the penny

If America gets rid of our pennies. I’m gonna import the pennies from another country into our country. Like, lots of pennies. Maybe Canadian ones. That’s how I’ll pay for things. With Canadian pennies. America will think the penny is gone, but then BAM–this influx of Canadian pennies.

Save money! Instead of rubber tires, get a bike with iron tires

In these harder times, bicycles with rubber tires are too expensive. Save your pennies and get a bicycle with iron tires. From the National Archives Chicago Facebook Page: Would you get a bicycle without rubber tires to save money? Please like the National Archives Chicago Facebook Page

Chicago Cubs Championship coins from 1907 and 1908

An eBay seller is trying to sell some “Chicago Cub Half Dollars from 1907 and 1908.” Only thing is that they are not Chicago Cub Half Dollars. They are merely normal half dollars from 1907 and 1908–the years the Cubs won the World Series. I sent a question to the seller, chicagosportsandmoresanto: ================= The image …

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Forget gold, invest in pennies

Image courtesy hto2008 via creative commons license Can you believe a 32-ounce gold bar costs about $24,000?! I’m gonna put my money into the cubic foot of pennies. Image courtesy MegaPenny Project For only $491.12, you can get a cube of pennies 12 inches high, 12 inches wide, 12 inches deep. That’s 307 pounds of …

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Mistake on Cubs half-dollar coin set

There’s an “OFFICIALLY LICENSED CHICAGO CUBS 3-COIN SET” being sold that features three accomplishments by recent Chicago Cubs players. But uh, hello. Alfonso Soriano did not join the 40-40 club while with the Cubs in 2006. Soriano got 40 homers and 40 stolen bases while playing for the WASHINGTON SENATORS in 2006. Nice to see …

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