House Burglar's Advice For Hiding Money

A former burglar chatted with the Personal Finance Advice blog and gave some good tips on how to hide your money at home.

The best place is, of course, the bank. Second best, a professionally bolted safe. If you don’t have one, the burglar suggests leaving “token money” in an envelope for the thief to find.

You can hide the other money in false packaging, as long as you place the object in an appropriate environment. “When you find a Campbell’s soup can in the bedroom, you have a pretty good idea there is money inside,” quipped the burglar.

His best recommendation? Hide the dough in the children’s toy room. — BEN POPKEN

The Best Place To Hide Money: Conversation With A Burglar [Personal Finance Advice] (Thanks to Toland!)