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Why Are Coupons Worth 1/100th of a Cent

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Charles Ponzi got rich off the postal system. In 1920, Ponzi discovered the key to the ultimate get-rich-quick scheme: an international postal reply coupon worth $.05.

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8 Ways to Score Amazing Cyber Monday Deals Mental Floss

Andrew Schrage, co-owner of the personal finance site Monday Crashers, says you may be able to convince a customer service representative to cough up a modest coupon code

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Hate Those Insanely Long CVS Receipts

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Why CVS Receipts Are So Long Mental Floss

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4 "Frugal" Habits That Might Not be Worth the Savings

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12 Secrets of Starbucks Employees Mental Floss

With 346,000 employees across 30,000 retail locations, Starbucks is one of the largest restaurant brands in the world. These highly trained career …

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