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Old 09-30-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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Best place to store Cash besides the higher interest?

Where is the best place to keep your cash besides the higher interest online savings account?

Which online savings account do you usually store your cash?

I use Smartypig for to keep my emergency funds and/or 6+ months of rainy day fund.
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I like to get several thousand one dollar bills, spread them over my bed and roll around on them naked.
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I like to get several thousand one dollar bills, spread them over my bed and roll around on them naked.
Same here.
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Old 09-30-2011, 03:18 PM   #4
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I like to get several thousand one dollar bills, spread them over my bed and roll around on them naked.
What is the ROI?
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Same here.
What is the ROI?
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What is the ROI?
Infinite.
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What is the ROI?
In this case ROI = Roll On Ink.
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Yeah, I agree, the dollar bills are way better for rolling around in than the dollar coins. Those leave little marks on you that are very unattractive.
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Old 09-30-2011, 03:22 PM   #9
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In this case ROI = Roll On Ink.
Pen Ink?
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Infinite.
What is the rate?
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Yeah, I agree, the dollar bills are way better for rolling around in than the dollar coins. Those leave little marks on you that are very unattractive.
Brings a whole new side to the "Where's George?" thing.
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US currency in denominations higher than $100 have not been issued for over forty years.
So it has more value?
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Don't Pen Ink!!!

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Yeah, I agree, the dollar bills are way better for rolling around in than the dollar coins. Those leave little marks on you that are very unattractive.
Do you have pictures to show? Which president left a mark?
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Do you have pictures to show? Which president left a mark?
Oh Martin Van Buren by far. Those sideburns are the worst!
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Yeah, I agree, the dollar bills are way better for rolling around in than the dollar coins. Those leave little marks on you that are very unattractive.

The backsplash/wall version:

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I like to get several thousand one dollar bills, spread them over my bed and roll around on them naked.
I supply the dollar bills, DW does the rolling around naked. Much better that way. Bonus is, she gets to keep any ones that stick to her skin.
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I see that the OP is not getting a great answer.... but what the hey...


I keep my cash in the Vanguard ST bond fund.... you have to live with the price swings, but I am willing to do that...

As for cash, I use an AIG account (yep, one of those high interest online bank ones)....
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I see that the OP is not getting a great answer....
Are you serious?

Didn't he learn some folks keep it on, not under the mattress?

Didn't he learn about Roll On Ink?

Did he know about Van Buren's sideburns?
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I keep my cash in the Vanguard ST bond fund.... you have to live with the price swings, but I am willing to do that...

As for cash, I use an AIG account (yep, one of those high interest online bank ones)....
Well, its a Bond which means there is a risk factor. So you use this Bond for Emergency fund? If you need the money and the Bond is down then what?

What are you getting for AIG? The highest I've seen now is 1.15% APY on Savings. The checking ones has too many things you have to do to get a higher rate.
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