TITLE

Stop Making Cents?

AUTHOR(S)
Guidone, Lisa M.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/13/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the debate over one-cent coins in the U.S. Several factors have driven up the price of the one-cent piece. A poll indicates that many people keep their pennies rather than spend them. Over the summer of 2006, the pro-penny group participated in a nationwide Save the Penny campaign aimed to fund youth charities. INSET: Pinching Pennies.
ACCESSION #
22895142

 

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