While a dollar won’t get you two movie tickets, 20 bottles of Coca-Cola, or six McDonald’s burgers like it used to, you can still get quite a few fun and practical things out of it.
We surfed the internet and did some exploring in New York City to find the best options for your four quarters.
Here are 30 ways to spend your dollar:
That equates to roughly 10 blocks.
Most penny-pressing machines will charge you two quarters, such as the one at Disneyland, plus the penny you choose to elongate.
Regular gas is going for about $US3.43 a gallon in California (as of July, 2015).
Source: Energy Almanac
There is an option to filter your search on eBay for products under $US1.00, and there are more case choices than you might think. Try Amazon as well.
Most Targets have an awesome 'Dollar Spot' at the front of the store.
The classic frosty (chocolate or vanilla) is $US0.99. You can also get a Jr. cheeseburger, a crispy chicken sandwich, and a 4-piece chicken nugget pack for under $US1 each.
You can find this household essential on the shelves of most stores for $US1 (look for Dial). You can also find liquid or bar soap on Amazon for under $US1.
While Sunday paper prices are heftier, many local newspapers sell for $US1 a day Monday through Saturday, such as The Charlotte Observer.
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