Jul 06, 2012, 04:31 PM
Pennies add up for Milford man, more than 62,000 pennies cashed in
A penny saved is a penny earned, but for one Milford man, a lot of pennies saved is a mortgage payment.
Thomas Daigle delivered a pair of boxes to the steps of Milford Federal Savings and Loan Association this April that contained more than 62,000 pennies, which he had collected for the past 35 years.
In 1977, he and his wife Sandra married and moved into their current Milford home.
After he purchased the home with a mortgage from Milford Federal, Daigle made it his mission to make the final payment in pennies.
Read more: Pennies add up for Milford man - Milford, MA - The Milford Daily News
Jul 07, 2012, 09:53 AM
well it is nice to have a hobby along with a final resolution to it.
hobby of penny collecting along with paying off that mortgage. COOL
only $3250 tho. 65,000 pennies sounds like IT SHOULD be about $250K HAHA
good for him!!! very cool!!!
Jul 07, 2012, 11:04 AM
I'm surprised the Savings and Loan Association accepted the Pennies.
I wonder if there was an ulterior motive on their part. like realizing they could get free advertising out of it.
62,000 pennies. That's only $620.00 right ?
Last edited by jeff of pa; Jul 07, 2012 at 11:09 AM.
Jul 07, 2012, 11:06 AM
Now I've been out in the desert, just doin' my time.
Searching through the dust, looking for a sign.
If there's a light up ahead, well brother I don't know.
But I've got this fever burning, in my soul. - Johnny Cash
Jul 07, 2012, 11:12 AM
I did .05 times 65,000
DUH can you believe that. I should have done .01 times 65,000
HAHA I gave him WAY too much money. cheap mortgage this guy has.
so it is $650. NOT worth the years involved to keep finding that penny LOL
edited to say---and where did I get the 65? LOL 62k
back to school I go and a reading class to boot!!!!!
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