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who has a secret "fund" ?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by shooter54, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. bigalow49chop truck
    Joined: Apr 20, 2010
    Posts: 46

    bigalow49chop truck

    just dont put money in a pair of old pants thinking she will never do something with them.good will loves new pants with 1800 dollers in the front pocket because my wife did some spring cleaning and I told her that I was saving for her a new ring haha
  2. catbox
    Joined: Dec 23, 2008
    Posts: 99


    i used to scrap the old furnaces and air conditioners that the company i worked for had to pay to haul off.

    it saved him money and made me alot.

    i have a big yard in the back and she really didnt like to look at it since i was injured on the job and couldnt do anything with it for a while but it was still worth money. i had a friend that was down on his luck that i asked if he would like to have it, my backyard was clean in two days and he was $500 richer.

    she never asked for any of it unless we were headed the wrong way and then i would just use it without being asked too. ya know those pesky health insurance bills, lights, little things like that.

    now we have some backlog and i asked her for a car, she said yes and that is when we bought our 54 chevy.
  3. chopped
    Joined: Dec 9, 2004
    Posts: 1,995


    Thanks for reminding me how great my wife is. 30 years of sharing has worked out well for both of us.
  4. Trucked Up
    Joined: Nov 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,580

    Trucked Up

    I never have a secret fund because I always spend it on a secret project.....................:D
    Joined: Aug 8, 2008
    Posts: 3,623

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  6. wolfers
    Joined: Apr 28, 2010
    Posts: 35


    My wife and I do the his, hers and ours thing with the money. BUT, we have split all the expenses on the 40 chevy project. She really isn't a car person but she knows how I feel about cars and supports that all the way around. I mean how lucky can a guy get? Great day in my life when she came on board.
  7. 29AV8
    Joined: Jan 12, 2009
    Posts: 222


    Rat Hole Money. seems like it is a lot easier to spend than save.
    I thought all Men did this.
    Joined: Mar 30, 2010
    Posts: 3,254


    i've been with mine for 38 years, i think if one has to stash anything something ain't kool. Hang your dirty laundry on the line brother , because when ya spend it you'll going to have to ...... Honey ! ! !
  9. Dean Pearson
    Joined: Apr 15, 2010
    Posts: 13

    Dean Pearson

    I personally would never ever do that!
    God forbid she ever found out....Found out I am capable of saving that is.
    I just buy it and eventually she gets over it. When I bought my car, a 52 Studebaker two door hard top I just went to the bank, borrowed the money and bought it.
    Told her about it two weeks later, waited six weeks for the storm to blow over and then brought it home.
    Wasted six perfectly good weeks cause when it got there the shit storm started all over again.
    Now two years later she hardly notices it any more!

    And yes it was totally worth it.

  10. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
    Posts: 5,564

    low budget
    from Central Ky

    This may have already been said (didnt read the whole thread) but to the guys that had the stories about hiding 2000 in a boot and 1200 in the pill bottle and the wifes unknowingly throwing them away........did it ever occur to you that they were onto your plot? and thought it just as fair as what you were doing to take the money and just say they unknowingly threw the stuff away?

    It would be funny if they eventually gave the money back:D
    Not so much, if they didnt:eek:
  11. RAG66
    Joined: Jun 1, 2008
    Posts: 160


    I stay out of the bars and away form the bad influences in life. The better half lets me make good decisions with money, WE buy cool car stuff and go cruising together... it's all in the details, do the right thing and you both are happy. It is about being on the same page. :cool:
  12. go ahead... ask me about my vow of silence
  13. holeshot
    Joined: Sep 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,519

    from Waxahachie

    SHOOTER...If i told you it wouldn't be a SECRET! HA!...POP.
  14. Kramer
    Joined: Mar 19, 2007
    Posts: 911


    Yes I have a stash, no it is not secret.
  15. NO I DO NOT. Nor do I have an extra case of beer at all times --- just in case.
  16. BAD ROD
    Joined: Dec 16, 2004
    Posts: 1,535


    Fully agree. I'm quite suprised that so many guys keep separate money.
  17. Mazooma1
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,598


    If you feel that you are entitled to have a hidden stash of money, I guess you guys would have no problem finding out that your wife is doing the same thing.....right?
  18. RayMiller
    Joined: Aug 9, 2005
    Posts: 463


    Not so much a hidden stash of money but all the "on the side" wrenching I do I get to spend on my cars, not to much extra but it has bought me some nice stuff like some finned edelbrock valve covers and a nice finned pan!
  19. Hogdriver
    Joined: Mar 31, 2009
    Posts: 224

    from VA run a fictitious add in the penny saver for what you want to buy with a ridiculously low price and a fake phone that shit to the wife and say "I had to buy this at this price. The dude who sold it must really be desperate." Not really legit but works like a charm.
    Joined: Jan 22, 2010
    Posts: 13


    Well said... My girl ASKED ME if we should open another account to help save some dough for my (our) '34. Money is one of the top reasons people get divorced...
  21. coolstuff
    Joined: Oct 14, 2006
    Posts: 3,686

    from Bettendorf

    my wife and I both used to have secret stash money........
    then the kids came along
  22. cheemo
    Joined: Jul 12, 2009
    Posts: 31


    I have no secret stash, but my wife doesn't complain. If I think it is worth while she doesn't say a word (It is always worth while). but I do have a source for finding cars. I teach auto mechanics at a high school. The students are all always on the lookout for anything they think i might find interesting (It is like my own little army of car spys).
  23. junk
    Joined: Mar 15, 2008
    Posts: 200


    Yeah No SECRET stash, but I get car money every month and my wife gets her money every month. We both know what each other get. We've had one check book for our whole marriage. Now what I sell in parts I get to keep in car money. This summer though the car money is turning into shop money. No complaints from me.
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  24. 46inline6
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 14

    from oxford

    i work at a resto shop at night a do side jobs the money is all mine she knows about the money not what i do with it all mine to buy car parts and her gifts

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