How to Hide Money at Home (23728)

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Have you ever wondered how to hide money at home? Although gone are the days when people used to hide money under the mattress, certain circumstances could necessitate you keeping some emergency money at home. For instance, if you need to prepare for a natural disaster, you may need to take out some cash from the ATM in case there's a power failure. Fortunately, hiding money at home is a matter of using your imagination to come up with solutions.

Things needed to hide money at home:

  • Fireproof safe
  • Pot (2)
  • Silk greenery
  • Bath towels
  • Decorative basket
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Grocery bag or box
  • Trash can
  • Canned and packaged goods

Tip #1

Put your money in a small fireproof safe. Find a large pot, and place the safe inside the pot. Create a thick layer of moss over the safe. Insert some silk greenery into the moss. You now have a beautiful artificial plant, and no one will ever suspect that your emergency money is hidden in the pot.

Tip #2

Place your safe in a decorative basket. Cover the safe with a folded towel. Roll some bath towels and neatly arrange them over the folded towel. Use the arrangement to decorate your bathroom. If you prefer, fill the basked with rolls of toilet paper in place of the rolled bath towels. Place the basket at the bottom of your linen closet. If anyone breaks into your home they will never expect to find cash in a basket full of toilet paper.

Tip #3

Hide your emergency money at the bottom of your dirty clothes hamper.

Tip #4

Consider using a waste basket to hide your money. Put the safe at the bottom of the waste basket. Fill the basket with rolled newspaper, small pieces of cardboard and plastic bags.

Tip #5

Take a grocery bag or a box; put the safe in the box or bag and fill it with groceries - cans of food and packaged goods. Put the box in your pantry where thieves normally don't think of looking for money.

As you can see, there is an unlimited number of ways to hide money at home. Think of places where no one would ever expect to find cash. Except for your family, make sure that no one knows that you're hiding emergency money at home.

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