Beyond "a penny saved is a dollar earned," we don't get much money advice for the first decade of our education, and we're pretty sure the math doesn't even work out on that one. We asked our readers to go out and find facts and statistics about money that would make us pissed at our parents for never having taught them to us. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

Entry by j21

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Entry by kevw25

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Entry by dw1039

ZERO TREES ARE CUTSDOWN EACH YEAH TO MAKE YOUR MONEY. ALL PAPER CURRENCY IS MADE FROM A CUSTOM BLEND OF 257 COTTON AND 75% LINEN. IT'S CLOSER TO CLOTH

Entry by D20

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Entry by colloquial

On average, the flu cirus can Survive cutside f the body for about 48 hours... dMe ooit live dollar bill for can on a 10 over days.

Entry by bizmarky

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