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A Penny Saved Is More Than 2 Pennies Lost

America has a debt problem. We don't bring in enough revenue, and we spend too much money. But don't fret. Our government has a plan to fix all this by ... cutting the cost of coining pennies and nickels.

Why the U.S. Should Get Rid of the $1 Bill

According to the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office, if America gets rid of its $1 bill and replaces it with a dollar coin, the U.S. will save $5.5 billion on printing costs over the next 30 years. That's a whole lot of dollars.

Why Is the U.S. Making Money Nobody Wants?

A billion dollars in unwanted American dollar coins sits in specially-made vaults the size of soccer fields in Texas and Baltimore and other undisclosed locations. But why are they just sitting there?

Penny foolish, pound foolish

Here we go again. Congress is investigating the possibility of returning to the steel pennies last seen during WWII as a way of ending the most...