MNM Vocabulary Lesson: New Money

new mon-ey [noo, nyoo muhn-ee]

1. wealth created where there once was none.

2. through financial principles and discipline, the money one accumulates.

3.  a person who has acquired considerable wealth within his or her generation.

– antonym

1. Old Money: inherited wealth


1. Nouveau riche (french)

2. Nuevo Dinero (spanish)

3. nuovo denaro (italian)

4. Uusi raha (finnish- See Confessions of a Shopaholic (the movie))


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  1. […] pill to swallow. A Lexus would have been a silly choice. At least there is the potential to make New Money with option ‘b’ and ‘c’. If I had purchased real estate, I’d be […]

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