There are lots of funny expressions people use when they talk about money. See if any of these are familiar.
A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Too little, too late.
A Pretty Penny
A considerable amount of money.
At the Drop of a Dime
Do something instantly.
Something that earns you a continuous flow of profits.
Cash On the Barrelhead
To pay cash for something at the moment of purchase.
A small amount.
Dollars for Doughnuts
A guarantee or certainty.
Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels
Don’t get cheated.
Drop a Dime
To inform the police about someone's illegal activities.
Treat people the way you want to be treated. (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.)
A job that pays a lot for little effort.
In for a Penny, In for a Pound
When taking a chance, go all the way and take the risk, not just part way and some of the risks.
In a favorable financial situation.
Keep the Wolf from the Door
To earn enough money to maintain a minimal level of survival.
The ability to earn money easily.
Money for Jam
An easy way to make money.
To show someone around a place. (Also know as the Fifty-Cent Tour).
Not for Love nor Money
Wouldn’t do something for anything, no matter what the reward.
Pay the Piper
To accept the consequences of something that you’ve done wrong.
A small amount of money.
As in “Get away Scot Free.” To avoid payment (or punishment).
Show Me the Money
When you want to know how much you’ll be paid, or when you want to know how much something is worth.
A tendency to be a thief.
The Penny Dropped
To understand something long after everyone else has understood it.
Turn on a Dime
To turn in a very small space.
You are So Money!