Protect Your Finances, Keep Receipts Out Of Your Wallet

After buying something, most of us mindlessly stuff receipts in our pockets, wallet or purse. To keep your finances safe, it’s important to remember to get rid of those receipts later.

Make A Custom Wallet With Scrap Leather

Quality leather wallets can be expensive. Instead of purchasing one, grab some scrap leather and use this guide to make your own.

Turn An Old Chapstick Into A DIY Emergency Wallet

If you forget your wallet, an old chapstick attached to your keychain can bail you out. TheBestHobbiesBlog turns that old tube into an emergency money stash.

Turn An Old Credit Card Into A DIY Wallet Key Holder

Want to keep a spare set of keys in your wallet without them bulking it up? Grab an old credit card and a cutter, and you’ll soon have a DIY key holder that keeps them together and doesn’t bunch them up.

The Bellroy Travel Wallet Is Big Enough For Your Passport And Boarding Pass

I learned the importance of keeping your passport dry many years ago. After spending the day wandering around the Cevennes in the pouring rain, the passport in my pocket was dangerously damp. I’m paranoid enough to always have my passport with me when I’m overseas, but it needs to be in some form of protective covering.

Clean Out Your Wallet Before Travelling

Preparing for a trip? Business and financial advice blog Kiplinger recommends cleaning out your wallet of excess credit and debit cards, and keeping the ones you do take separate.

Why The 'Band Wallet' Is The Best Wallet Ever

I have always had a bad relationship with wallets. It was just one more thing I had to carry because there was no way to keep IDs and money organised in my pocket on its own. After one of my wallets wore to the point of me actually throwing it away, I decided I’d try to make the most efficient wallet ever.

Ask LH: How Can I Downsize My Ridiculously Large Wallet?

Dear Lifehacker, Dear Lifehacker, My wallet bulges with junk. I’d like to downsize it as much as possible, but I’m not even sure where to start. How can I get this wallet down to a reasonable size?

Audit Your Wallet Before It Gets Lost

Raise your hand if you know everything you’ve stuffed into your wallet (no peeking!). No? Then it’s time to do a wallet audit to make your life a lot less hellish if your wallet ever gets lost or stolen.

Keep A Second Wallet In Your Car For Store Loyalty Cards

If you’re trying to avoid a Costanza-sized wallet, and you routinely travel by car, you may wish to consider creating a second wallet to hold all of your store loyalty cards and other miscellaneous wallet items that you don’t use everyday.