tight money

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Noun1.tight money - the economic condition in which credit is difficult to secure and interest rates are hightight money - the economic condition in which credit is difficult to secure and interest rates are high
financial condition - the condition of (corporate or personal) finances
easy money - the economic condition in which credit is easy to secure
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She often got into the carriage against her will; she saw herself surrounded by servants who were distasteful to her; she no longer had the handling of her dear money,--she who had known herself free to spend money, and did not spend it.
These measures we are taking, but at this point of time, I cannot accept the dear money policy or credit curbing because that will have an adverse impact on overall growth," he added.
In personal terms, cheap money is a transfer between generations - as is dear money in the opposite direction.