Posted on: 05-24-2011
Candy bars only cost a buck or two… but did you know a Snickers bar weighs 28 percent more than 5 dollar coins?
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With dollar bill paper prices at an all-time high and the federal debt ballooning, the Dollar Coin Alliance is calling on Congress to act to save billions in taxpayer money by transitioning from the dollar note to the $1 coin.
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$1 bills pulled from circulation each yr. create 7 million pounds of waste! That's 900 dump trucks. #wasteful #dollarcoinnow- Monday Sep 1 - 2:14pm
Tweet a pic of yourself using a $1 coin, tag @dollarcoinnow. Spread the word about savings!- Sunday Aug 31 - 2:28pm
A year ago, frmr. @USTreasury economist Aaron Klein found the $1 coin would save $13 billion for US. http://t.co/EJjPhGHRTR- Saturday Aug 30 - 12:33pm
Dollar bills are actually COSTING taxpayers $! Unbelievable. Tell Congress we need to switch to the $1 coin ASAP.- Friday Aug 29 - 4:14pm
RT if you agree- it's time we save taxpayers $$ with easy solutions like the dollar coin. #dollarcoinnow- Friday Aug 29 - 1:45pm