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$300K in Gold Dust Found in Sacramento Home

If you live in Sacramento, it's time to start tearing out the walls: these homeowners stumbled over roughly $300,000 in gold dust during a heater installation.

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Man Pays Off Mortgage With 62,000 Pennies

A 60-year-old Milford, MA, man recently paid off his mortgage with loose change and lots of it. In fact, he used more than 62,000 pennies with a total weight of approximately 427 pounds. Call it one of the most decisive victories for the 99% ever.

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How Much Money Do You Need To Make To Be Happy?

A study from the Marist Institute for Public Opinion has found that income is a key factor in determining quality of life and happiness.

So, no, happiness isn't free. But it might not cost as much as you think.

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Who (or What) Topped Forbes’ 15 Richest Fictional Characters?

The real world might be suffering from economic hardship, but the imaginary world (literally) has money growing on trees. Yes, Forbes' annual list of the wealthiest fictional one-percenters is out. 

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Controversy Surrounds Reported Maryland Mega Millions Winner

Winning last week's record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions lottery might seem like a dream come true, but it's created a huge mess for Maryland woman Mirlande Wilson. The 37-year-old McDonald's employee claims she bought a winning ticket independently, but fifteen of her co-workers say it was purchased as part of an employee pool and they want their share of the winnings.

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Man Visits ATM, Finds $9.8 Billion In His Bank Account

Recently, Parijat Saha of Balurghat, India visited an ATM and found that someone had parked a few extra bucks in his bank account-- $9.8 billion to be exact.

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Real Life ‘Richie Rich’ Tries to Use Million Dollar Bill at Wal-Mart

Note to self: if you must counterfeit money, at least dummy-up bills that actually exist.

That's a memo 53-year-old Michael Anthony Fuller from Lexington, North Carolina apparently missed. Back in November, he walked into a local Walmart, picked up $476 in merchandise, and tried to pay for it with a fake million-dollar bill.

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Meet the Richest Kitty in the World [VIDEO]

Tommaso, a former stray cat who once prowled the streets of Rome, may have just became the richest kitty in the world after inheriting millions from his wealthy owner.

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Elderly Man Accidentally Leaves Entire Life Savings in Donated Suit

An Illinois man who kept his life savings in a suit because he didn't trust banks accidentally donated it to Goodwill. Now that has to be the most expensive cheap suit of all time.

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Canada Moving to Cool New Plastic Currency

The nation of Canada introduced a new bill made out of plastic that will one day replace all of their paper currency.

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Wow! Man Stacks 3,000 Coins on a Single Dime for World Record [VIDEO]

While our loose change typically languishes in a jar, this man uses coins in an extremely unique way. With the combined skill of countless bank tellers, Tai Star of Tuscon, AZ set a new record by stacking 3,118 coins on one dime, according to RecordSetter.com.

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Snake in ATM Machine Is Scarier Than Hidden Bank Fees [VIDEO]

Ready for something scarier than your checking account balance? Folks who tried to make a withdrawal from this ATM machine got more than they bargained for in the form of a snake who lived in the device. As if the hidden charges most banks try to pull aren't bad enough. Now we have to dodge snakes at the ATM? Back to hiding our cash under the mattress for us.

Actually, "Snakes in the ATM" would be a great Samuel L. Jackson movie. Watch a particularly scary ATM visit below.

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Real-Life ‘Slumdog’ Wins $1 Million on Indian Game Show [VIDEO]

In terms of US dollars, Sushil Kumar has just become the first real-life 'Slumdog Millionaire.'

On Tuesday, Kumar won 50 million rupes -- or just over $1 million -- by answering every question right on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire.' It was the largest cash award in Indian game show history.

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‘Money Face’ Internet Trend Lets You Imagine Your Face On Bills [Photos]

Have you ever wondered what your face would look like on a piece of currency? While that probably won't happen, you can at least mash your face up with the faces of dead presidents. 

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Like 3D Movies? Then Get Ready to Pay for the Glasses

A rift has developed between movie studios and theater chains over who should foot the bill for 3D glasses. And the big loser -- surprise, surprise -- may well be the movie-going public. 

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