How the U.S. Mint and a Breath Mint Are Causing Coin Shortages

Hershey’s Breath Saver mints and the U.S. Mint have both contributed to the coin shortages problems that the Federal Reserve is trying to solve.

Do We Need Pennies?

Phasing out pennies is about much more than mostly zinc coins, carrying around too much change, and paying $2.01 for a tall coffee.

My Two Cents About Pennies

Expensive for the U.S. mint and worthless to consumers, the penny still remains a part of the U.S. money supply although phase-out laws have been proposed.

An Annoying Penny

While few seem to like the penny in the money supply any want to keep it.