cool things to put in your wallet

Cool things to put in your wallet | 15 of the best items

Cool things to put in your wallet can be difficult to find and that is a fact.

Let’s face it, you spend all that time looking for the perfect wallet, you find it and purchase it then it arrives and what do you end up putting in it? bills, credit cards, and cash.

(save some time looking for a wallet by checking out these great slim wallets)

We have searched high and low to bring you a collection of cool things to keep in your wallet to upgrade it from a boring wallet to a gadget wallet.

These items might be practical, they might be fun but any of them will enhance your wallet, some will even make sure you are the taking point of a conversation.

Be sure not to overload your wallet though after checking these great picks! Read on and take a look at what cool things to put in your wallet below…

The definitive list of cool things to put in your wallet

Wallet Ninja- 18 in 1 Credit Card Sized Multitool

LIMITED EDITION: USA PRIDE Wallet Ninja - 18 in 1 Credit Card Sized Multitool (TSA Airplane Approved)
  • Credit Card sized and can fit in your wallet.
  • Made with 4 x heat treated steel
  • TSA Approved (Approved for Carry-on during flight)
  • Great for: Repairmen, mechanics, carpenters, hobbyists, boat owners, & campers
  • Lifetime guarantee to never rust, bend, or dull

If you always get caught out when you have bought or been given a bottle to open then this could be the perfect solution to that problem as this wallet multitool has a bottle opener along with many other essential tools.

The Wallet Ninja is a credit card-sized multi-tool that slides in and out of your wallet so you have ease of access when you need to use one of the features that it posses.

It has 18 features! besides the bottle opener, there are 17 more features included including

  • A ruler for when you are measuring
  • A phone stand when you are trying to watch Netflix on the plane.
  • Flathead screwdriver for them jobs around the house or in the car.
  • Eyeglasses screwdriver which can be invaluable if you or someone close to you breaks their glasses
  • Hex blot tighteners
  • Box opener for them tough packages
  • Many more!

The multi-tool is made from heated treated Steel so you can be sure it won’t bend or snap in the wallet and has a lifetime warranty to never rust bend or dull, now that is a great promise to help with peace of mind when purchasing.

Airport security

It is TSA approved for carry on during flights, so you don’t have to worry about handing it over during any security screening before boarding a flight.

This would be perfect for people who love to do odd jobs around the house, repairman, mechanics, Carpenters, teens who love to take things apart and rebuild them and many more people because it has so many different user cases available.

The Wallet Ninja- 18 in 1 Credit Card Sized Multitool has a great design and so you can show off you’re proud of your country if anyone asks for a bottle opener at a party!

Credit Card Light Bulb

Inovat 10PCS / 10 x Mini led Credit Card/Portable/Card Pocket Light Bulb lamp Christmas Card/Switch Card Sharp led Light Bulb White Card with White Color Light
  • Package include 10 pcs White card With White color Light Battery by 3V CR1216 (included)
  • Dimension: 86*54*3mm, weight: 23g of each one. Portable LED Card Light Lamp Purse Wallet Credit Card.
  • Can place in Wallets; Stand up the bulb, it will be bright ; Act as the illumination supplied by lights.
  • Card may use for illumination, design is so funny. Wonderful for your bedroom, baby room, bathroom, corridor and other rooms.
  • The interior has a LED light bulb, when you need to illuminate, you just fold "Light Bulb" up then the light turns on. If put " light Bulb" down, then the light turns off. You can use it anytime and anywhere.

Have you ever been searching for more light in the dark? whether its being in the back of a cab or in bed which is two notorious places you might need more light quickly and can’t find your cellphone? well now your problems are solved with this handy device.

This amazingly useful credit card-sized pop-up light will brighten up any dark area in a flash (pun intended!) so you can get that extra light quickly and easily.

This is also great for emergencies if you’re lost in the outdoors at night and need to preserve your phone battery or on a roadside at night to warn others of your presence.

We highly recommend this for its practicality and its usage value. You will be a hit with your friends too as not many people have seen anything like this before.

Tile Slim Edition

Tile Slim (2020) 1-pack - Slim & Sleek Bluetooth Tracker, Item Locator and Finder for Wallets, Passports and Electronic Devices and More; Waterproof with Built-in 3 year battery
  • FIND WALLETS, TABLETS & MORE -- Slim is sleek and as thin as two credit cards so it easily fits into your wallet, notebook, or purse. The easy-to-use finder and free app work with iOS and Android. It’s also a great gift for your friends and family.
  • FIND NEARBY -- Use the Tile app to ring your Tile Slim when it’s within 200 ft.
  • FIND FAR AWAY -- When outside of Bluetooth range, use the Tile app to view your Tile’s most recent location or enlist the safe and anonymous help of the Tile Network.
  • FIND YOUR PHONE -- Use your Tile to find your phone, even when it’s on silent.
  • UPGRADE YOUR FINDING EXPERIENCE -- Subscribe to Premium or Premium Protect for proactive finding features and enhanced services including Item Reimbursement, Smart Alerts, and Free Battery Replacement.

Are you always misplacing all losing your items and forgetting where they are if so this might be the perfect solution for you. 

This Tile is a small, lightweight, credit card size to device that will easily slip into your wallet along with your credit cards.

Once in there, you can track your wallet using your smartphone Tile app (after downloading it for your phone) and even make the Tile ring if you are within a 200ft Bluetooth range.

On the flip side if you cannot find your phone then simply double press on the button on your Tile in your wallet and it will make your phone ring, even if your phone is on silent.

Battery life

You might think that while this is a great idea on paper you will forget to charge the tile up or it will become cumbersome and you will grow tired of taking it in and out of your wallet each time to charge it. Tile has thought about this problem and come up with a solution of providing a battery life of 3 years for the device to provide long-term convenience.

The tile is waterproof & discrete. It will easily work with Alexia for voice commands if you have one of those devices set up.

If you do lose your wallet and you’re out of the 200 feet Bluetooth zone update zone you can activate the lost and found feature so anyone using the Tile app will be able to track your wallet and give you updates on the app if they are in range.

A true game-changer for anyone who loses and misplaces items on a regular basis.

BONUS: Tile is not just for wallets, you can place it in a car, on your child, with your phone, in your bag – the possibilities of tracking things are endless with this tile.

Rare Two Dollar Bill

22k Gold Layered Uncirculated Two Dollar Bill - Special Edition Collectible Currency
  • This crisp $2 note has been layered with 22kt Gold highlights
  • Includes a presentation wallet to house and protect the note.
  • Only tiny fraction of all $2 bills have been set aside for this special 22K gold plated edition
  • Perfect for a gift
  • COA on the back of the blue custom note holder (NO SEPARATE COA IS PROVIDED)

You can be sure to impress your friends and family by whipping out a rare 22K gold plated mint two Dollar bill.

It would make a great conversation starter and ease any tension in the room if you are not familiar with the person you are with, like on a date for example, or even at the table in for thanksgiving.

$2 bills are the least amount of circulating bills in the entire country, roughly around 3% of all bills are $2 so the chance you ever come across these are incredibly rare but now this could be yours to own.

The bills you can purchase here come from a trusted source and are mint condition and arrive in a specially designed plastic sleeve to ensure you don’t find that it has been damaged in transit.

Best of all these are 100% legal tender so if you ever find yourself short of cash and are in an emergency you can spend it, you could probably barging with the merchant to accept it as more cash than the $2 value as these are so rare.

If you are looking for a gift for family, friends, secret Santa and you are at a loose end you can be sure that this $2 bill will impress even the most difficult to buy for.

Wallet photo

cool things to put in your wallet

According to a 2009 study by psychologists in Edinburgh, Scotland, if you have a picture inside your wallet your wallet was far more likely to be returned.

The return rates were highest (88 percent) for wallets that had baby photos inside.

Now you know that information there is no reason not to quickly place a picture of your loved one inside your wallet so you can look at it each time you go to pay for anything or if you are feeling lonely.

If you have a wallet with an ID card slot they make for great places for the photo but remember if there is a plastic sleeve the photo and the plastic might become stuck after time.

You could also place it in the area where you keep your bills, but you might damage it quickly with things moving in and out all the time, normally when you’re in a hurry.

To get past both of these issues you can laminate your photo before placing them in your wallet so they last a lifetime.

Also remember that it is much easier if you have a wallet with a space with a photocard slot so check out some great wallets for men so you can carry your photos.

Guitar Picks

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D'Addario Assorted Pearl Celluloid Guitar Picks, 10 Pack, Medium
  • Premium quality celluloid provides natural feel and warm, fat tone
  • Medium gauge (70mm) works well for both strumming and articulate picking
  • Standard shape for comfortable playing
  • 10 picks per package
  • The D'Addario pick packaging is designed for minimal waste and environmental impact

This one is for all the music lovers out there.

Do you ever go to your friends or the studio to hang out playing instruments and find you don’t have a pick laying around so you can’t strum as you want?

Well you can place a guitar pick in your wallet and you will be ready for any occasion and that’s not all.

You can utilize it as a multitool by wedging the pick under the tabs of cans of soup and other household canned items to get them open, saving your nails from breaking.

It can double up as a great marker for a golf ball (top tip: don’t use a green pick!).

Finally, if you are a fidgeter or like something in your hands when you are nervous you can use it to release that tension and energy.

Should you be using a guitar pick?

All in all a guitar pick is great thing to have in your wallet as it takes up such little room and is handy for so many things other than strumming guitar strings.

Ultra Slim Portable Phone Stand

Pocket-Size Slim-Pro Stand by Amusent, Ultra Slim Portable Phone Stand, Foldable Kickstand, Sturdy, Adjustable, Multi-Angled, Compatible w/ iPhone, Smartphones & Tablets
  • ENJOY WATCHING VIDEOS HANDS FREE: Forget about having your hand stuck to your phone whenever you want to watch your favorite videos, browse through the news or read a book. Just set this amazing portable phone stand, kickstand on the table and you're good to go - hands free!
  • FIND YOUR OPTIMAL VIEWING ANGLE: Unlike many other phone stands, the Slim-Pro Stand is made to have a 130 degrees adjustable multi angle, so you can find the viewing angle that fit you perfectly.
  • EASILY FITS IN YOUR WALLET: The Slim-Pro Stand takes the term "portable" to a whole new level. It's collapsible, has the pocket size of a credit card and it only 2.2mm thick. This means it can easily foldable and fit into one of your wallet's card slots!
  • COMPATIBLE WITH PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING: This great portable phone stand is designed to be universally compatible with almost every smartphone, tablet, e-reader or other portable device. It will even work well along with most smartphone cases!
  • DURABLE & STABLE CONSTRUCTION: When it comes to our Slim-Pro Stands, Kickstand and mobile device accessories, we make a point of using nothing but superior steel-reinforced plastic and precise, top-of-the line production processes. This way we can be certain they will conform to our customers' - your - high standards!

Have you ever been on a train or even at your kitchen table trying to find something to lean your phone on whilst you indulge in your favorite Netflix show, but the phone just keeps sliding down?

Well them infuriating days are over with this handy little phone stand! You can browse through news, read a book, and watch your favorite videos wherever there is a flat surface.

The stand has been specially designed to provide a viewing angle of 130 degrees so you can find the perfect spot wherever you find yourself.

The stand is only 2.2mm thick so it will fit in place of a credit card with ease, you are probably thinking if it is that small it can’t be sturdy, but you couldn’t be further from the truth!

It has been constructed with steel reinforced plastic so won’t bend or snap when you carry it around in your wallet.

The stand even fits all phones, none of this business having to worry about the make and model of the phone, just assemble it and sit the phone on it. A very cool thing for your wallet.

Unbreakable Portable Thin Travel Mirror

Markha Compact Mirror, Personal Mirrors for Purse, Pocket Mirror for Women/Men, Small Mirror, Travel Mirror (Black)
  • Premium exquisite compact design with smooth edges; Made of high-quality stainless steel with polyurethane (PU) leather cover that can fit in your pocket, purse, handbag and wallet
  • Portable small mirror with round corner grip; Measuring about 3.35 x 2.09 x 0.031 inch (L ×W ×H) just like a credit card. Just tear off the thin protective film on the mirror and start using right away
  • Great tiny accessory for personal & daily use, beauty & travel needs, hiking & camping, combing your hairs, applying makeup or sunscreen, fixing a lipstick, eye liner or using tweezers, a must for gym bag and school locker
  • Elegant gift for everyone & Perfect gift for men: A gift different than the rest whether its birthday, anniversary or retirement or a fiancé gift. Provides an exceptionally clear image with no distortion
  • Being unbreakable, shatterproof makes it long lasting & durable; Being handheld & lightweight makes it travel friendly, being mini and tiny makes it easy to carry around. Buy without risk with 100% money back guarantee

We know what you’re thinking, a mirror in a wallet Is a downright terrible idea. How about if we told you if this mirror was unbreakable and shatterproof.

In fact, if you did manage to damage the mirror in any way you would get a full refund no questions asked.

It is a small marvel to be able to have a mirror handy so close to you all the time as we all have times when we need one for beauty & travel needs, or if you are out hiking & camping.

You don’t have to keep it in your wallet all the time either as it would not look out of place in a gym bag and school locker.

This exquisite compact mirror with a rounded edge and a premium leather cover will upgrade your wallet to a cool wallet for sure.

Compact portable phone charger

Ultra-Slim Ultra-Portable Ultra-Safe 2500mAh Wallet Pocket Power Card Power Bank, ONE-for-All External Mini Battery for Most Smart Phone and Digital Devices(White with Lightning Adapter)
  • Ultra-slim: Similar Poker size with only 1/4 inch (6mm) thickness
  • Ultra-Portable: One-to-Go and One-for-All design, Build-In micro USB cable, and iPhone 5/6 Adapter
  • Ultra-Safe: NO Risk of ON FIRE nor EXPLOSION; Smart Control Tech, no Short-Crcuit, Over-Charge nor Over-Current for BOTH your devices and battery
  • Important Call Saver: NO power off, NO open your phone, NO stop, just Plug in and Continue
  • FCC-Vertificated, CE-Vertificated, RoHS-Vertificated, CCC-Vertificated, One year Warranty.

Getting caught out when it comes to phone battery life is part and parcel of having a smartphone, it can be annoying but it is the price we pay for having such a powerful device at our fingertips.

The compact phone charger is a game changer, you can take this with, in your wallet, if you know you might need that battery juice at some point.

Maybe you’re heading to a festival or a sports event where you will be videoing and that extra battery life that this provides could be vital to capturing that special moment at the end of the evening.

This is totally safe, there is no risk of fire or explosions with this device due to smart technology it cannot short circuit, be overcharged, or provide overcurrent to your phone.

The charger has a built-in micro USB cable and iPhone 5/6 adaptor so you can help not only yourself but your friends if they need a boost during the day too. A really cool item for your wallet that can change your day for the better

Wallet Sized Hair & Travel Comb

Go-Comb - Wallet Sized Hair & Travel Comb - Wide Tooth - Black Plastic 3-Pack
  • NEVER BE WITHOUT A COMB AGAIN: fits in any wallet's credit card slot for easy access
  • SLEEK & STYLISH: you'll get noticed with this beautiful wide tooth wallet comb
  • SUSTAINABLE & MADE IN USA: Crafted from durable recycled plastic in the USA. BPA-free
  • Designed in Brooklyn by a women-owned business. Patented.
  • Makes for a great gift!

For some people hair is life. It can define how a person looks, how a person is perceived and gives the opportunity for a person to express themselves in ways that words can’t.

Buy purchasing a hair comb that fits directly into your wallet is a great idea as you’ll be able to sort and style your hair in any way you feel like when you’re out. No more trying to perfect it in the mirror at home.

There is one thing to note – You might find more hair than usual in your wallet if you use this be sure to clean it out periodically.

This comb is made from durable recycled plastic and has been designed and produced right here in the USA. There are 3 in a pack so you can give some to friends as gifts or keep them as replacements if you lose them.

5 RFID Blocking cards for wallet protection

5Pcs RFID Blocking Card, Protection Entire Wallet and Purse Shield, Contactless NFC Bank Debit Credit Card Protector Blocker (Black)
  • SECURITY - RFID Blocking Card is which jams and scrambles RFID \ NFC signals, protecting your personal information from unauthorized scans.Safe and reliable way to protect their credit card or passport,
  • RELIABLE TECHNOLOGY - All 13.56 Mhz cards invisible to the nearby scanners, this RFID and NFC signal protection card will most certainly become your favorite accessory.
  • EFFICIENT - Simply slide the card in your wallet for instant protection to all of your cards.
  • COMPACT - Credit card protector fits snugly in your wallet or purse for ultimate space-saving.
  • MONEY BACK GUARANTEED - If you are not satisfied with our products for any reason, send it back for a 100% no questions asked refund.

In terms of cool things for wallets this must be up there. Security is paramount in this digital age; we need to be vigilant and try not to let it get in the way of our day to day lives.

This RFID blocking card slips into one of you credit card slots in your wallet and looks just like a credit card, except it is there to protect you at all time from unauthorized scans of your cards.

It scrambles and jams RFID \ NFC signals so anything with a chip in it like your credit card or passport will be safe from any kind of theft leaving you with peace of mind to go about your day in busy locations.

As you get 5 cards you can gift some to your family and friends so they can keep safe too. Some wallets do already come with RFID blocking technology however not all work and some just do not have that built into the lining of the wallet material. Having this blocker card will guarantee the protection you need.

USB flash drive

Aneew 16GB 2.0 Black Bank Credit Card USB Flash Drive Memory Stick Storage Gift
  • Black Bank Credit Card design, easily to put into your wallet.
  • Card size: 3.3*2.0*0.1inch, Writing speed >4MB/S, Reading >10MB/S
  • Fast and easy operation, plug and play,no need drive or power supply, adopting High Speed USB2.0 interface,data transmission speed is fast,ensure reliability and provide super speed transferring.
  • Compatibility: Supports Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, ME, XP, NT Linux, and Mac OS
  • Good gift choice for birthday party, busienss promotion, wedding, graduation ect.

Storage is great, for clothes, for garden tools and espically for digial data like your family photos or that great album.

This handy little credit card size device can give you a place you can store any file you have away from your computer or laptop.

You could use it as a backup for that important data that you can’t afford to lose. You could use it as a way of sharing your favorite music with your friends at work or at school, or just as additional storage for your current set up.

Whaever you use it for you will not be dissapointed that you have this as it is a very cool thing to have in your wallet.

Mini notepads for you wallet

Are you a note taker? Do you enjoy writing something down over trying to find an app on your phone that will store your notes?

This could be the best item to store in your wallet by far. It is a pack of 10 mini notebooks that can fit perfectly into your wallet credit card slot. It made from premium Pokka flex and has stitched bindings.

The paper is ¼’ grid paper so you can keep your handwriting neat and in line across the page, we all know how difficult it can be on plain paper.

This could save you if you find yourself in a tight situation and your phone battery has run out. It could be a cute way of giving someone your number to signal your interest in them or used to jot your secrets down.

Proudly made right here in the USA the paper notes in your wallet has a lot of potential to be a handy item and sure makes your wallet a cool wallet.


There is nothing to be ashamed of here. Most men already carry one around in their wallet, every responsible adult should as it helps protect against unwanted viruses and diseases, and stops unplanned pregnancies.

That isn’t all a comdom is used for though, these are amazing at carrying water in times of dire need and are extremly stong, almost like an unpoppable ballon.

if you want to see what else it can do just look at this list and head over and check this article if you want to find out more.

  • Retrieve things from the toilet
  • Protect your brand new watch
  • Open that stubborn jar of honey
  • Fix a squeaky door with the lubricant
  • Make emergency socks
  • Waterproof your phone

Probably one of the most verseatile things to carry in your wallet this will seriously upgrade your wallet and is hard to beat when looking for cool things for a wallet.

Joke Cards

Are you a joker to your partner? Would you like them to laugh each time they went into their wallet by slipping a card in when they are not looking? Well, now you can do it with no effort at all.

These cards have jokes on them so you can just slip one into your partner’s wallet each time they are not looking. Once they are out and open the wallet, they will see the card and know you placed it in there for them which is both thoughtful and funny.

Some cards are patterned but blank in the middle for a hand-written note, so your partner knows it was you, especially if you have any inside jokes going on.

They would also work great on any other family member is well if you live with other people who carry wallets or bags with them and possibly a friend if you are close to them.

These joke cards are a sturdy design so they will fit well in the wallet and can be reused time and time again. With over 50 unique jokes you’ll be sure to make someone laugh, even if it just yourself!


There are so many cool things to put in your wallet that we can’t even list them all here. We hope you enjoyed reading as much as we did researching and making this article.

Please leave a comment if you think of something that should be on the list.

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