Old 06-25-1999, 10:06 AM
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What does it mean when coupons say "cash value 1/20 of one cent" ?? Are there people out there who collect thousands of coupons and turn them in for profit? And, were I one of these persons, who would I go about turning them over to?
Old 06-25-1999, 12:41 PM
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Cecil answered this in one of his older books. I couldn't find the link for it though. Basically its to adhere to some laws that these things have to have a cash value and they put it low enough that no one would bother collecting them in order to cash them in.
Old 06-26-1999, 12:50 PM
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