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(adj. - money) having a lot of money and stuff

After losing her job, she had to move out of her -affluent- neighborhood because trying to keep up with her neighbors was making her destitute.

(adj. - money) greed; extreme desire to get something

He was builting his business with such
unbridled -avarice- that nobody wanted to work for him fearing that they would not get their fair share of the profits.
cupidious (n.= cupidity)

(adj. - money) a greed for gain; inordinate desire for another's wealth or possessions

His unconsciously -cupidious- relationship with his brother make his life very stressful.

(adj. - money) without resources, being in poverty

The rapid failure of his business left him -destitute- and suicidal.

(adj. - money) anything pertaining to money

As a financial expert, Susan was in charge of all -fiscal- matters relating to the closing of the grand old movie theater.

(adj. - money) careful in the use of money or of things that don't last

He had been so -frugal- in how he applied the paint that it did'nt last through two summers.

(adj. - money) poor, penniless

My dear -impecunious- friend, do you really think that I feel any obligation to support you, or your profligate family, after you have now squandered your second fortune?

(adj. - money) poor and needy

The -indigent- families living in the dilapidated 19th century tenements of New York City rarely sparked the social consciousness of the affluent.

(adj.- money) depending on alms for survival (n. = a beggar)

Having gone from almost -mendicant- behavior to one of self-serving arrogance indicated that he had finally arrived in his new role as snobby banker.

(adj.- money) serving merely for pay

A -mercenery- soldier will quickly go elsewhere when the bank dries up.

(adj.- money) stingy, hoarding wealth

One on the most -miserly- of all characters in any novel was Dickens' Mr. Scrooge)

(adj.- money) splendidly generous

If Scrooge was the most miserly character in Dickens' novels, who might be the most -munificient-?

(op'-you-lint; -lent)
(adj.- money) having great wealth; showing great abundance; luxuriant

I'm getting truly overwhelmed by all of the marvelously -opulent- lifestyles of the rich and famous people that I have to deal with everyday.

(adj.- money) stingy; excessively spare or frugal behavior

My dear -parsimonious- friend, you'll be able to take more tax deductions as soon as you stop holding onto your money so tightly.

(adj. - money) influence or power over others because of one's wealth or position

It's a club for authentic -plutocrats-, where not all are particularily competent but all are certainly influential since no one is worth less than five hundred million dollars.

(adj. - money) recklessly wasteful; given in abundanc or profusely

His -prodigal- daughter changed her ways and started to spend her money more cautiously.

(prof'li-git; -gate)
(adj. - money) recklessly extravagent; (n. = someone who who has assumed an indulgent or sinful lifestyle)

With your -profligate- tendencies, you'll never be happy spending less than a two thousand dollars a week.

(adj. - money) financially sound; able to pay one's debts

Now that I'm finally -solvent-, I'm finally able to pay my rent.