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Canada Has Eliminated the Penny

Even stacked together in a jar, all those pennies you have are fairly worthless. However, they may soon become collectors’ items.

Canada, our neighbor to the North, has just eliminated the penny in their latest federal budget, following the example of nations like Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian national mint will stop producing the one-cent coin over the next six months, and businesses have been asked to return pennies to be melted down.

We thought it was a joke too, but apparently the Great White North is serious:

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What Important Steps Should You Take After You Win the Lottery? — Dollars and Sense

Odds are you don’t possess one of the three winning tickets in the $656 million Mega Millions lottery, whose numbers were drawn on Friday.

But if you are, or if you have the good fortune to come into a fortune by hitting a jackpot in the future, there are some things you need to know.

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Did Someone Really Give Away a $260,000 Lottery Ticket?

A California woman who won $1 million in a lottery earlier this year is claiming she also won $260,000 last week — but the ticket was stolen.

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How Can You Win the Lottery? Here Are Some Tips — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]

The jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions lottery now stands at $363 million, causing even those who don’t normally play to throw their hopeful hats into the ring for Tuesday night’s drawing.

Are there things you can do to boost your chances of winning?

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How Much Will Americans Spend on Easter Shopping?

Now that Americans have had some time to pay off those Christmas bills, it looks like they’re ready to open their wallets for another holiday — Easter. But how much will each of us drop on things like candy, gifts and Easter dresses?

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How Can You Teach Your Kids About Money? — Dollars and Sense

According to a new poll, many parents don’t talk to their children about financial matters the way they should — and as a result, kids aren’t getting the crucial lessons about money they’ll need later in life.

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TLC Issues Casting Call for ‘Extreme Cheapskates’ — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]

If you can pinch the brass right off a penny, TLC may be looking for you — it’s currently casting for its new reality show, ‘Extreme Cheapskates.’

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What Do You Plan On Doing with Your Tax Refund? — Survey of the Day

The good news is that 67 percent of Americans expect to to get a refund from the IRS this year. The bad news is that much of this money is going to be spent taking care of other debts, rather than be used for something fun.

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