Fun money

Fun money

Money that can be used to invest in risky investments with high potential return.

Fun Money

Money used for non-business purposes. For example, one may set aside money for a vacation or to finance an expensive hobby. More rarely, it may also refer to start-up capital for a business based on one's hobby.
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Cashfloat, with an annual interest rate of 997 per cent, describes its debt plans as "fun money".
Saturday and tickets will be $50 each, which will include one raffle ticket, one drink ticket and $100 in fun money. (Additional fun money will be available.) Cocktail attire is suggested.
It has become our fun money - not only topping up the family budget but allowing us to have day trips and holidays.
The money left over is where fun money will come from.
Billions of pounds of taxpayers' cash being put in jeopardy, as if it were no more than Monopoly fun money. Checks and balances not being made.
Not merely fun money, but life altering: pay off the mortgage and the car loans, pay for the kid's colleges, fully fund retirement accounts and still have lots left over.
They can work during the year, earning enough to cover part of their room and board, but also to pay for fun money.
The couple alleviated this problem by each having a prepaid debit card with $100 to $225 of "fun money" each month.
With over $100k invested this Pastry Shop is a Fun Money Maker!
Could it be that today's commissioners simply need more "fun money" for their pet projects and have no intention of changing their longstanding "build-'em-and-forget-'em" bridge maintenance policy?
If you work hard and squirrel away some fun money, study all the tackle catalogues, and buy online when you are sober, you might still do something really dumb.
It would be more honest to call this compensation "extra funding beyond needed living expenses" or perhaps more accurately, "fun money"