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Dollars & Sense: Is it Time to Retire the U.S. Penny?

The U.S. penny has been around since 1793, when it was as large as a half dollar. But in recent decades, many, including some lawmakers, have called for the country to get rid of the penny. Read More.

Ben Luthi | December 20, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What's Behind the Designs of US Currency?

Small businesses are an essential part of the Tennessee economy. Read More.

Kat Tretina | December 4, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Inside the American Women Quarters Program

Beginning in 2022, the U.S. Mint will commence its American Women Quarters program. Read More.

Ben Luthi | December 1, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What Is the Great Resignation?

As the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has started to recede, millions of American workers have quit their jobs. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | November 10, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Does Working From Home Save You Money?

Even before the coronavirus pandemic began, remote work was becoming increasingly common, even for full-time employees.  Read More.

SouthEast Bank | October 22, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: When Is A Great Deal Not So Great?

Just about everyone loves a good deal. But if you're not careful, it can be easy to fall for something that sounds like a bargain, but may not be in the long run. Read More.

Ben Luthi | October 8, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: How Much Do You Really Need in Retirement?

Whether you're just starting to prepare for retirement or you're trying to figure out if you're on track to reach your goal, it can be difficult to pin down an actual number for how much you need to have saved by the time you exit the workforce for good.    Read More.

Ben Luthi | September 14, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: How Does Coin Circulation Work?

Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic began, the U.S. experienced a significant coin shortage. Read More.

Ben Luthi | August 20, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What's the Cost of Starting a Family?

Starting a family can be an expensive endeavor. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs $233,610 to raise a child born in 2015 through age 17.  Read More.

South East Bank | August 2, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Can You Live Without a Credit Card?

Living without a credit card is possible, and for some people, it may be a necessity. But with the right card and good credit habits, it's also possible to use a credit card without accruing debt or interest. And in some cases, using a credit card can make your life a lot easier. Read More.

South East Bank | July 28, 2021

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