money 22 Brilliant Ways To Hide Cash Around Your Home (Just In Case)  

Jacob Shelton
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If you’re like most of the world, you do your big spending with a debit or credit card. The thing is, you should always have a little cash stashed around your home in secret safes just in case something comes up; you never know when you’re going to need it. If you’ve got a surplus of money but need hiding place ideas, then you’ve come to the right place because this list is going to help you figure out the most creative places to hide money without having to go buy any extra equipment. So get all your cash together and keep reading to figure out the best hiding places for all those sweet, sweet green backs.

It’s hard to know the best place to hide money in house furniture because you don’t want to have to rip up all your chairs for a few hundred bucks, but you also don’t want to get too complicated with your hiding spots, lest you forget where you’ve hidden your money and have a nervous breakdown. The best way to hide money around your house is to pick multiple places that you won’t forget (or write yourself a reminder if you’re the forgetful type), and hide your cash in different places. That way, if someone does break into your house and make off with your freezer bag full of money, they won’t have your entire savings.

Vote up the cleverest places to hide your cash around the house, and then leave your favorite hiding places in the comments. What’s the worst that could happen?

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Stash Your Cash In A Hollowed Out Book


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It's safe to say that unless you're dealing with old-timey thieves, your books aren't going to get targeted in a robbery. So, just hollow out a dense hardback book that you don't care about, and stash any valuables that you may have have inside. 

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Hide Your Cash Behind A Fake Wall Outlet


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You know where a thief is never going to look? Behind any of your wall outlets. You have to cut into some sheetrock to do this, but that's nothing that you can't handle. 

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Keep Your Money Inside An Unused Children's Toy


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If you've got a lot of excess cash as well as an excess amount of dolls, either plastic or crocheted, just stick the money inside the doll and leave them out in plain sight. Just make sure you keep them away from any kids that might be hanging around. 

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Roll A Wad Of Cash Into A Flashlight


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This hiding spot works whether you use a real flashlight or a flashlight specially meant for hiding things. Whichever you decide to use, just make sure you remember where you hid the cash.