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Pennies, Nickels and Dimes, Oh My! Coins on the Rise in the US — Dollars and Sense

Officials at the US Mint have spotted a sign they say is indicative of an improving economy — coin shipments are increasing.

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The Public Agrees, About $150,000 a Year Makes You ‘Rich’ — Survey of the Day

In light of the Occupy Wall Street movement focusing attention on the “one percent” and the debate over raising taxes on the wealthy, Gallup asked 1,012 adults how much money they would need to make a year in order to consider themselves rich.

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Forget the Holiday Parties, Employees Just Want the Bonuses — Survey of the Day

While holiday parties are thought to bring on the holiday cheer in employees, a new survey indicates they’d be a lot happier skipping the revelries and pocketing the cash equivalent instead.

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Source:  Willy Volk via flickr
Source: Willy Volk via flickr
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No More Swiss Bank Secrets

The legend has always been that Swiss Bank accounts were thee place to hide your money.  That may not be such a smart plan anymore.
Credit Suisse will hand over details of wealthy Americans with hidden Swiss accounts to the Swiss government, bringing U...

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Kevin Elliott Chi, Flikcr
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San Francisco Restaurant Workers Want Mandatory 25 Percent Tip

Restaurant workers in San Francisco are trying to change the equation on tipping.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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Florida-Based Community Bank to Pay Customers for Their Business

In response to Bank of America’s recently announced $5 monthly fee for debit card usage, Florida-based Community Bank is doing the reverse — it’s paying customers to bank with them.

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True Story: Qualcomm Stadium Server Trips, Loses $1,000, and Chargers Fans Give it all Back!

I love telling stories of acts of kindness. I think there is good out there, we just hear the hard luck and underbelly of human nature. This story put a lump in my throat and reminded me of favors that have been done for me.

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Unemployed Man Finds $150K in Vegetable Garden

Here is how the cheesy late-90′s stand-up comic buried deep in our subconscious would report this story:

“Hey folks! Did you read the story in the Northwest Herald today about a guy in Illinois that found $150K in his backyard garden? Talk about growing some cabbage! Am I right folks? Those are a different kind of greens my friends! You hear what I’m saying everyone?!?”

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Airlines Refuse Cash

This is the kind of story that gets me upset.  It's bad enough that a lot of businesses won't accept a personal check anymore.  (...Don't get me started on that topic...

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(Photo illustrationby Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Missing Money? 5 Tips For Redeeming Unclaimed Property.

For just about every category of unclaimed property, there is a government lost-and-found department. You can usually search for and retrieve your missing property for free by going directly to the agency responsible for its safekeeping. Based on a review of several government agency websites, the process typically involves looking for your name on a list, completing a claim form, having it notarized and presenting some type of documentation proving you are the rightful owner of the assets.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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Get Rich Quick! A Billion Dollars in Loose Change Is Just Waiting For You

With all the talk of how broke the US government is, you might be surprised to learn there’s over a billion one-dollar coins sitting unused in Federal Reserve vaults. And the US Mint is still cranking them out.

NPR’s Planet Money and Investigations teams found that the coins are the wasteful byproducts of a failed congressional effort to get Americans to use them in everyday commerce.

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