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Money makes money

This page is about the saying "Money makes money"

Possible meaning:
If you have money, you can use it to get more money through investment.

Note:
An earlier version of this saying is: "Money begets money." | beget (verb) = give birth to; bring about | Both versions of this saying hint at social inequality. Compare: "The rich get richer and the poor get poorer."

Quick Quiz

If the idea that "money makes money" is true, rich people can use their money to

a. help the poorer

b. get richer

c. mint money

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger