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What's a penny worth?
« on: April 04, 2012, 11:00:18 AM »
Did you know that if you stop to pick up a penny and it takes you more than 6.15 seconds, the action pays less than the federal minimum wage?

Last week, Canada announced the end of the Canadian penny, a coin that costs about 1.6 cents to produce.

Back here in the U.S., pennies and nickles cost 2.4 cents and 11.2 cents each to produce.

Go down to any college campus and you'll find that nearly every vending machine accepts debit and credit card payments even for snacks that cost less than a dollar. The Salvation Army rolled out card-swipeable red kettle stands and last Christmas started taking kettle donations by way of mobile devices.

We just don't need pennies anymore. 
"So then, stand firm and hold to the traditions :o which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter" (2 Thessalonians 2:15).





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