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Replacing $1 bills with $1 coins

The Wall Street Journal had an article this morning about replacing $1 bills with $1 coins. The Government Accountability Office (ironic name) is recommending that the $1 bill be phased out in favor of longer lasting $1 coins. A quote from the article: Last year, the U.S. Treasury curtailed production of dollar coins after finding…

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The end of using credit cards at the Mint

Just got this email in the mail – it’s a sad day but one that was expected given all the recent publicity from NPR, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal previously. Sad, sad, day. Dear United States Mint Direct Ship Customer: The United States Mint has eliminated the credit and debit card purchase of $1…

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Nobody wants dollar coins

Both Time magazine and NPR have recently done stories in regards to the nearly $1 billion in dollar coins sitting on the shelves of the Federal Reserve that according to them nobody wants. That number could quickly become $2 billion once the coins honoring the past presidents are done. All of this is even more…

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