Michael Grabowski On Why Some People Pledge Partial-Dollar Payments Via Funding Mechanisms posted July 26, 2015
If I'm reading Brian Hibbs's question (serious suggestion for Comics Report coverage?) correctly, he's wondering why some Patreon supporters offer payments that include a number of cents as well as dollars. In my case, I decided on an appropriate round number for a year's subscription to both the daily site and monthly digital pamphlet. Dividing by twelve resulted in a certain number of dollars, a certain number of cents, and a fraction of a cent. Rounding up to the nearest penny resulted in a donation of $something.17.
Hope this helps explain something. Best of success in both your ventures! May comics provide you each with suitable working incomes and eventual long and healthy retirements.