However, it seems this might not be the case. Times are hard and burglaries are on the increase as despair sets in, so sticking your life savings under the mattress could be as secure as giving a thief your pin number.
But worry not, because furniture company Feather & Black has a cunning plan. It’s Safe Bed looks like a pretty run-of-the-mill divan but the base contains a cleverly concealed safe, complete with sturdy lock.
So even with burglaries on the rise, robbers won’t get hold of your cash. Now all you have to do is figure out a way of getting all your household contents into the tiny safe each night.