Congratulations . . . you’re probably richer than you thought.
According to a new survey, the average American estimates they have about $26 in loose change lying around the house . . . but it’s actually more than DOUBLE that. If you collect all your change and convert it to cash, you’re looking at an average of $56……that means for every adult you have in your house, you will have an extra $56 per year. I went through my house and gathered and counted all the loose change recently, and it came to over $230…I couldn’t believe it…that’s a really good start on Christmas
The survey also found 92% of people would reach down and pick up a quarter on the ground, which makes sense . . . and 66% of people would reach down and pick up a PENNY on the ground….That’s me…I would stop to pick up a quarter….dime or nickle, but probably not a penny…..I know….it’s all money, but a penny doesn’t seem to be worth my time.