easy money

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n easy money income obtained with a minimum of effort
    • n easy money the economic condition in which credit is easy to secure
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Quotations

  • Mahalia Jackson
    Mahalia Jackson
    “It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing -- that's the Lord's test.”
  • Marvin Traub
    Marvin Traub
    “It's just as easy to be happy with a lot of money as with a little.”
  • Earl Wilson
    Earl Wilson
    “Money in the bank is like toothpaste in the tube. Easy to take out, hard to put back.”

Usage

In literature:

Money is easy and credit long, now.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
It's as easy for me to make money as it is for some people to spend it.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
Did you give him any money to make matters easy?
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid
Money's easy on Main Street.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
It had been such easy money.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
He's determined to win, wherever you put him, and he'll make money easy enough.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
An eighth of an inch in margin may represent a large sum of money, and it is just as easy not to cut down the volume.
"The Private Library" by Arthur L. Humphreys
It is easy enough to spend money anywhere.
"The Inglises" by Margaret Murray Robertson
And all the time you'll be makin' money as easy as makin' slates.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
When the money for that is there it is easy to provide the bridegroom.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
It's easy money, isn't it?
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
If it was easy money plugging my way through college, it will be easy plugging it through the world.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
I'd jest as soon git some easy money as the rest of 'em.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Getting in line is easy, but it's where you want to get that costs the money.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
It was easy to draw a check, have it cashed, and Carline once more had ready money.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
It costs money to dig up oil and gold, but it is easy to write a play.
"Blue-grass and Broadway" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Now I'll go out and earn what the citizens think is the easy money of a policeman.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
It was easy enough now to get men and money for the second voyage.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
I'm goin' to make a little easy money off of Bill Lightfoot when he comes in.
"Hidden Water" by Dane Coolidge
Afterwards she said, if I found Joe and he did well, he could pay her some time again: these soldiers made money easy, lounging round camp.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 93, July, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

So little Hop-o'-my-Thumb made mints of money,
And his whole family
Lived very easy lives, and from his bounty
Grew rich as rich could be.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
There is a little hard money that's drawin' tol'rable pay:
A couple of hundred dollars laid by for a rainy day;
Safe in the hands of good men, and easy to get at;
Put in another clause there, and give her half of that.
"Betsey And I Are Out" by William McKendree Carleton
"For when all's said and done, lads, it's little short o' sin
To spend your money foolish that's bitter hard to win;
I'll save my pay a year or two, and then I'll sail no more,
Sitting down so easy in my little place ashore."
"Bill The Dreamer" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Swedish Gangster Movie 'Easy Money' At Cinestudio.
"Easy Money" ( Handout / November 22, 2012 ).
The federal program seems an easy way to get the money to pay for college.
It's easy, it saves money and it can even be fun.
Ripco Credit Union's high school branch gives students relevant learning experience, while providing easy access to lunch money.
As financial institutions shut off the pipeline to easy money, a growing number of alternative lenders entered the credit industry, including peer-to-peer lending sites and other online lenders .
We spend a lot of time (and money) making our faces look younger, but it’s easy to forget about your hands.
Low Interest Rates Aren't "Easy" Money.
Remember those great ideas you had for an invention that could make money and put you on easy street.
These are practices that help our environment and save us money at the same time -- but it's not always easy to achieve them.
Many people never would cheat to make easy money.
Now available in a patent pending, shelf-stable, money-saving, easy-to-use pouch.
With all these features, it's easy to see why many homeowners pull out their wallets and spend the extra money for a pull-out faucet.
When time is money, who can afford a whole week off?With three continents an easy overnight away, today's escapes are short and sweet.
Reclaiming money fraudulently won isn't as easy as many would hope.
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In science:

Now it is easy to prevent M0 from winning any money: B places a “1” anywhere before the |In | − L(0) position and then B can act adversarially on the last L(0) positions.
How powerful are integer-valued martingales?
The others are easy consequences of plugging in a11 = a12 = 0 in the case where r is the money market.
Generalizations of Functionally Generated Portfolios with Applications to Statistical Arbitrage
It is now becoming easy to devise a financial system in which money is always tagged to the electronic identity of its owner.
Interest prohibition and financial product innovation
By requiring that money can only be spent by its owner, it is easy to prevent lending in such a system.
Interest prohibition and financial product innovation
It is easy to see (using the Implicit Function Theorem) that if there are two liquidity trap parts of the money demand and money supply function depending on iS for some fixed Y than there will be two S-bends of the curve LM.
Can We Explain Unexpected Fluctuation of Long-Term Real Interest Rate?
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