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Safe. Safe deposit box. Bank. Pocket. Pocketbook. Wallet. Purse. Mattress. Jar. On hand. In hand. At hand.


  What are some other words, adages, idiomatic expressions or phrases about  places that people keep or put money?

[For each person who answers without repeating an entry already shown in this thread, I will reply with another new entry that fits the bill.]
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Posted - November 19

Responses


  • 33626
    Cookie jar
    Money clip
    Money belt
    Penny loafer

      November 19, 2020 8:16 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

    I have to rule against you on the repetitive jar.
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      November 19, 2020 8:36 AM MST
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  • 33626
    OK...then just cookie.
      November 19, 2020 1:13 PM MST
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  • 14672
    Knipple
      November 19, 2020 8:35 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

     Of course, you know I had to look that up. 

    “Yiddish word that meant a woman's secret stash of money.”

    Under the floorboards.
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      November 19, 2020 8:39 AM MST
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  • 14672
    IRA 
      November 19, 2020 9:19 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

      Bra.
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      November 19, 2020 11:06 AM MST
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  • 14672
    401(k) Account
      November 19, 2020 11:41 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

    Shoe.
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      November 19, 2020 12:00 PM MST
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  • 14672
    529 College Account
      November 19, 2020 12:04 PM MST
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  • 38363

     

     Freezer.
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      November 19, 2020 12:13 PM MST
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  • 14672
    Municipal bonds.
      November 19, 2020 2:09 PM MST
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  • 38363

     

     Where your mouth is.
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      November 19, 2020 9:29 PM MST
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  • 14672
    What does this even mean?
      November 20, 2020 6:42 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

      As in the phrase, “put your money where your mouth is”.
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      November 20, 2020 6:45 AM MST
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  • 14672
    Ah, bit of a stretch.
      November 20, 2020 7:20 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

     I agree. 

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      November 20, 2020 7:23 AM MST
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  • 33626
    When we were overseas, we would put a fiver in our shoe for cab fare back to the ship, if needed.
      November 19, 2020 1:15 PM MST
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  • 5192
    Ewwwww
      November 19, 2020 11:57 AM MST
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  • 38363

     

      Hey, it happens, it happens! Don’t blame me, don’t kill the messenger!

     






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    This post was edited by Randy D at November 19, 2020 9:08 PM MST
      November 19, 2020 12:12 PM MST
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  • 8337
    When I worked on Wall Street many years ago, I had a client named Ira Reichenthaler. His retirement account was titled Ira Reichenthaler IRA. I shizz you not!
      November 19, 2020 9:11 PM MST
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  • 14672
    Funny.  
      November 19, 2020 9:13 PM MST
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  • 7346
    Did he live in Suffolk County?
      November 20, 2020 12:00 AM MST
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  • 8337
    Why do you ask? I believe he lived in Florida.
      November 20, 2020 3:35 AM MST
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