Five Things to do with a Dollar

If you had a dollar, what would you do with it? There are many things you can do with a dollar, even if you don’t think it is worth what it used to be. True, a dollar won’t get you as far as it used to, but there are still some fun things you can do with one hundred pennies. What are some of the things you can do with a dollar if you had a dollar burning a hole in your pocket?

The first thing that you can do with a dollar is play the lottery. Most tickets are worth a dollar, so you can go ahead and try your luck. It isn’t a good idea to try and play the lottery with expectations of winning, but you never know what could happen. A few extra dollars in your pocket could be the end result. 

What else could you do with a dollar? You could go to the bank and turn it into 100 pennies. What would you do with 100 pennies? You could go to the mall and drop it into a wishing well, or maybe it will be that extra penny that will save you from having 99 cents in change after buying a pretzel. You could turn all the pennies heads up and put them in random places where people will find them and have good luck.

A dollar could buy whatever you heart desires at the dollar store. You could buy a package of batteries, some old cereal, or maybe some lollipops. The great thing about the dollar store is that while the products might not always be the highest quality, you can sometimes get two of whatever you want for a dollar. In this economy, that can be the difference between having a pencil to take your final with.

Going to Taco Bell with your dollar could buy you lunch. Regardless of what kind of meat filling that Taco Bell uses, you will rest assured that you will be able to buy something there. Most of the tacos are less than a dollar and some of the other menu items are also less than a buck. It might not be the greatest meal you have ever had, but if you are hungry enough, it might just be what you are looking for.

You could donate a dollar to a good cause. Maybe you simply donate the dollar upfront, or buy a raffle ticket for a dollar. Either way, you are helping a good cause. Even a small donation can have a large impact on your community, or someone that might be struggling in a third world country. 

So, what can you do for a dollar? There are clearly many ways you can spend that dollar and get the most for your money. Whether you play the lotto, help a good cause, or just buy lunch, you are going to find many ways to spend that dollar and get something out of it.