It’s commonly said that a dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to. Even some of the businesses dubbed “dollar stores” now sell pricier items. Even McDonald’s Dollar Menu is called the “$1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu.”
And have you priced “penny candy” lately? You’re going to need more than one copper-colored Abraham Lincoln coin to satiate your sweet tooth.
While that may be true, it’s surprising and somewhat comforting that there are still plenty of things 100 pennies can buy. From greeting cards to music, you can still do a little shopping without breaking the bank.
Here’s a look at just a few items that can be purchased for just one George Washington. A couple of these things cost even less.