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Why do We Put Money in Pigs?

The story of the piggy-bank.

Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash

When I was about 8, I made a deal with my grandmother. Whatever money I put in my piggy bank would be matched by her. It was a pretty rad deal for me as a child. I was doubling every single dollar I made. I was always so excited to head to the bank after a few months to have them count out all the spare change. All I had to do was keep filling a pig with money.

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