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The $ sign was designed in 1788 by Oliver Pollack.
Bring food and drinks from home for after sports practice and you'll save money!
It may seem silly to buy a winter coat in August, but you can save a lot by purchasing off-season items online.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has 118 grooves, according to the U.S. Mint.
If you had ten billion $1 notes and spent one every second of every day, it would take 317 to go broke.
Tired of old electronic games? Trade them in for different games at a video/game exchange center.
Almost half, 48 percent, of the notes printed by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing are $1 bills.
Despite the New York Stock Exchange's notoriety, it was not the first stock exchange in the United States.
When you're shopping, avoid impulse purchasing. Make a list. It an item's not on the list, don't buy it.
Martha Washington is the only women whose portrait has appeared on U.S. currency.
Looking for some low cost activities for your family? Check out the community calendar at the local library.
Making a big purchase? Do your research at the library and online to make sure you are getting the best price.
When you use a debit card, money comes out of your account immediately. It's like cash, not like a credit card.
There are many ways to help others: you can give money, your time and energy or items you no longer use.
You can save a lot of money on magazines and books by visiting your local library.
Keep a money diary that tracks what you save and spend. It will tell you about when, why, and how you use money.
The word budget comes from the French "bougette", a little bag.
Coins usually survive in circulation for about 30 years and a one dollar bill usually lasts for about 18 months.
The U.S. Treasury says that Americans hold about $15 billion in loose change.
When you buy a stock in a company you become a shareholder, and own a 'part' of that company.
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Tax time is here! It's not too soon to get your papers in order with our tips.