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