'Modern' Piggy Bank Siphons Money From Your Bank Account Via Debit Card

Instead of dropping some spare change in a jar, why not wire a little bit of money to a secondary account via ATM card? That's what this concept piggy bank proposes we do, which facilitates communications with your bank accounts using an iPhone, your computer, a bit of Arduino tech, and a bluetooth connection, all… » 3/02/11 1:41pm 3/02/11 1:41pm

Credit Card Piggy Bank Robs You of Smashing Satisfaction

A credit card piggy bank would be no fun at all. Where is the joy in sticking a credit card into pig's back when you can't smash it later on to blow your earnings on some frivolous item? Besides, using a credit card or debit card to wirelessly add money into a savings account does not make sense. However, some greedy… » 2/26/08 7:55pm 2/26/08 7:55pm

Money Monsters: Eating Away at Your Funds is a Good Thing

Instead of spending all of your money on expensive gadgets and cheap hookers, try saving some cash with the Money Monster Bank. The bank will gobble up both coins and bills, then follow up with over 20 stupid comments as their eyes flash and ears wiggle. After all is said and done, the monsters will let out a mighty… » 10/24/07 8:10pm 10/24/07 8:10pm

Bankabank Piggy Bank Looks Fashionably Round

Way less insane than the Robotic Piggy Bank we showed you before, this Bankabank piggy bank is made out of soft PVC and holds your coins in a nice, round, eye-pleasing container. No longer do you have to fill up sandwich bags, socks, and duct-taped bra halves in order to make the trek down to your local Coinstar—just… » 9/16/07 4:00pm 9/16/07 4:00pm

Bomb Piggy Bank Explodes When You Take Money Out

Well "explodes" is perhaps a bit harsh, but if you take too long to retrieve your cash monies, the LED fuse lights up and the bomb gets a bit unruly—it starts shaking and then chucks your coinage. If that sounds like your idea of a party (Uncle Scrooge, what?) you can pick one up in Japan from Takara Tomy for about 25… » 6/29/07 9:20am 6/29/07 9:20am

Life Bank One Coin Counter, Tallying Up Your Escape from Poverty a Penny at a Time

Here's an idea: Instead of just dropping your spare change into a gigantic bottle and putting off all that tedious counting for another day, why not just screw the Life Bank One coin counter on top of that bottle, and you'll know how much money is in there all along? It gives you a running total in its little… » 6/21/07 1:16pm 6/21/07 1:16pm

DigiBank Piggy and Panda Banks Learn to Count

It's the Chinese year of the pig, so maybe that's why we're seeing so many piggy banks and pig-themed stuff lately, but the DigiBank from Keian takes piggy banking a step into the geek zone. It's smart enough to recognize which coins are dropped into it, dutifully counting them and showing you a running total on its… » 2/26/07 8:29am 2/26/07 8:29am