No flashy lights, no LED bulbs, no Bluetooth. There really isn’t much
to the 50/50 except is stores money, a habit that seems to have gone
out of vogue.
The novelty of this particular ‘savings bank’ is there are separate
parts for different future expenditures. As indicated by the pic below,
each of the two parts can be designated via a small white board.
Problem is the 50/50 doesn’t seem to have a capacity for hoarding
lots of coins. Not to encourage bad fiscal practice, but considering how
untrustworthy banks are these days, people might be better off setting
aside their own savings.
Also, you might have noticed that another feature of the 50/50 is its
loose connection to the game of Plinko. Either way, it encourages
people to set aside something for the future. Spending in a consumer
economy is okay, except when global markets are continually being shaken
by shenanigans in the financial sector (hello UBS), having something
set aside for a rainy day becomes more than common sense practice; it’s a
Also, depending who you ask, we’re either on the brink or already in a recession. bad, bad news. Save money and prosper, people.
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