We've all been in that scenario where a dollar bill accidentally rips in half or we find a five hanging by a thread in the couch. Don't fret! You don't have to throw away or shred the bill, especially if you've still got 3/4 of the bill in hand and the serial number in tact. If you've ever wondered what to do next – check out this advice from our friends at Coinage. American currency is surprisingly durable – but just in case it does tear, here is what you can do.

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