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Updated October 8, 2020

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.

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