What is A Ton of Money?

'A ton of money' is a slang term for 'a lot of money'

How Does A Ton of Money Work?

For example, if something is very expensive, you might say, 'It costs a ton of money.' If you're optimistic about a new investment, you might say, 'This stock is going to make me a ton of money.'

The phrase does not refer to the actual, literal weight of the money, but to the idea that it would take a big pile of currency to get to 2,000 pounds (one ton).

Why Does A Ton of Money Matter?

Money slang is widely used in personal finance, investing and business.