Your Next Lucky Penny Could Be Worth $1,000 — Here’s How
May the cash ever be in your favor.
How many times do you pass a dropped penny on the street and think, “Eh…not worth it”? Get ready to rethink all your choices. Ally Bank has hidden 100 lucky pennies in plain sight in major cities across the U.S., with each penny worth $1,000. It’s pretty much like “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory,” except there’s no purchase necessary, just sharp vision.
Here’s the what, why, where and when, in that order:
What: Each of the lucky pennies are made of copper and look just like actual pennies, blending in flawless with other pennies.
Why: “We believe every penny counts when it comes to saving, and it’s important for everyone to understand that routinely saving, even the smallest amounts, is important to generating wealth over time,” says Ally Bank subsidiary CEO and President Diane Morais.
Where: People across the country is looking down for a big pay out and has been featured on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” One of the latest winners is a veteran that was visiting Chicago’s Navy Pier. Ally has been periodically tweeting hints on where to find the lucky coins, so there’s still plenty of opportunities to strike copper.
AllyLuckyPenny redeemed penny count: Charlotte: 6 DC: 6 LA: 6 Detroit: 5 Austin: 4 Chicago: 3 Denver: 3 Miami: 3 NYC: 3 San Diego: 3
When: The contest ends Dec. 31, 2016. Happy hunting!