Save those pennies

We sometimes forget that coins carry value. If you have loose change in your wallet or purse, you’re more likely to spend it or lose it in the depths of your car or couch cushions.

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Put your excess change daily into a jar or piggy bank. Once you have a healthy stash, you can take your coins to the bank and deposit them into savings!

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Other countries have stopped minting pennies, Australia, Norway, Sweden & Canada. Pennies are worth less than they cost to make. Those countries must round-up to the nearest nickel. It is rumored that the US may follow suit with the pennies, so for now, save your pennies!

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Here is a great starter chart for your penny saving, and its a good one to share with kids:

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