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With more than 700 million views on TikTok, ‘cash-stuffing’ is one of the hottest money trends among the Gen Z set. But pros say this ‘effective’ strategy can be lucrative for millions of others too.

With more than 700 million views on TikTok, ‘cash-stuffing’ is one of the hottest money trends among the Gen Z set. But pros say this ‘effective’ strategy can be lucrative for millions of others too.

Thanks to a mild obsession with so-called “cash stuffing” — which has racked up more than 700 million views on TikTok — Gen Z has made an old-school money hack a viral sensation. Cash stuffing is a technique that encourages people to pay for things with cash, and as a result, they should end up saving more of their money. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it is: Cash stuffing mimics a strategy used by Dave Ramsey, known as the envelope system.