Sell Everything and Buy Old Pennies?

by: Eddy Elfenbein

How to Make a lot of Money in Five Easy Steps:

Step #1: Sell everything you own. Sell it all. Stocks, bonds, real estate. eBay your couch, you dog. Everything.

Step #2: Then convert it all into pre-1982 copper pennies.

Step #3: Meltdown the pennies.

Step #4: Sell the copper.

Step #5: Now use your proceeds to buy back all the stuff you sold. You’ll have more than enough left over.

The material in a pre-1982 penny is currently worth about 2-1/2 cents.

Update: It's not exactly legal.