Have some spare change lying around?… Wondering what it’s worth?
If you’re still keeping piles of cash around the house, instead of investing it wisely, you’re not alone.
Here’s how to determine the approximate value of your spare change…
Free Online Coin Calculators
Perhaps the best online calculator for adding up the value of all the coins in your coin jar is Coin-Calc.
How accurate is it, you ask?… Well, there are mixed opinions on this. For the inside scoop on this particular coin calculator, check out Russell Heimlich’s fun experiment with coins he had lying around as spare change.
Here’s another (much less sophisticated) online calculator that estimates how much your spare change is worth.
Fun Calculators & Learning Tools For Kids
My nephew used this money calculator (pictured above). It’s different from a "regular" calculator in that it is used to count money — in all denominations.
For a similar, (far less sophisticated) online version, try this online coin calculator.
You can also make saving money fun for kids with one of these personal banks & ATM learning machines:
And you can’t go wrong with these fun calculators! (Don’t miss the "similar items" also listed.)
Two Great Books For Kids
Actually, these books are for parents who are wanting to teach their children about buying, spending, saving, and investing. Click for details.