Welcome to the Money Slang Edition of the Totally Money Carnival. It’s interesting that there are so many alternate words for money in our vocabulary. I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of these while enjoying the great articles included.
Dough (Editor’s Picks)
This is my most frequently used alternate term for money and yes , I know it probably shows my age. This nickname is derived from bread having a monetary value in early times.
Darwin shares My Kid Flooded Our Home. What’s the Worst (Most Expensive) Mistake Your Kids Have Made? posted at Darwin’s Money. Sounds like he handled it perfectly (and didn’t freak out too much!).
This word for money reminds me of treasure. Yes, I want lots of treasure stored away for retirement.
Craig Ford reveals Mastering the Art of True Passive Investing | A Guide for Worry Free Investing posted at Money Help For Christians.
Jim Yih questions Are financial advisors profiting during bear markets? posted at Retire Happy Blog.
Moolah (Money Management)
Moolah is the Fijiian word for money so while we don’t have a mystery backstory, it is international.
Larry Russell shares Identity theft protection posted at Personal Investment Management and Financial Planning.
Evan presents Bank of America’s New Fee is Yet Another Example of Congressional Ineptness posted at My Journey to Millions.
Dead Presidents (Careers)
American currency has pictures of dead presidents on each denomination leading to this nickname for money. Plus, there’s the band with the same name!
David Leonhardt presents To Buy, Or Not To Buy… A Bar Or Restaurant Franchise posted at Bar Whiz Blog.
Khaleef Crumbley shares Reflections On The Financial Blogger Conference – How To Take Your Blog To The Next Level…Over 3,000 EPIC Words! posted at Faithful with a Few.
This term was used a lot in the 1960′s and 70′s although you don’t hear it much anymore. Again, bread had a lot of value in early society. Remember the French revolution?
Matt presents Saving Money on DIY Projects: Find Skilled Friends to Help posted at Living In Financial Excellence.
Pam presents Don?t Need It, Don?t Buy It: 5 Things We Don?t Have to Have posted at Frugal Living.
Money Beagle presents A Free Activity That Could Pay Off Big: Go Look At Model Homes posted at Money Beagle.
Beck asks Cloth Nappies or Disposable Nappies ? Which Offer Better Value for Money? posted at Money Mum.
The origin of this slang term is the Civil War due to the notes issued by the government to finance the war having green backs.
Jason asks What Can Cause Damage to Your Credit? | Live Real, Now posted at Live Real, Now.