hard cash

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hard cash

n
1. (Banking & Finance) money or payment in the form of coins or notes rather than cheques or credit
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Noun1.hard cash - money in the form of bills or coinshard cash - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
change - money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
change - the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
chickenfeed, chump change, small change - a trifling sum of money
pin money, pocket money, spending money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
cold cash, ready cash, ready money - money in the form of cash that is readily available; "his wife was always a good source of ready cash"; "he paid cold cash for the TV set"
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Jacky rejoined Howards End and Ducie Street, and the vermilion motor-car, and the Argentine Hard Dollars, and all the things and people for whom he had never had much use and had less now.
Healthcare providers are more open to applying for grants, looking for donors and collaborating with others to fund projects they might not otherwise be able to pursue with hard dollars.
* broker-dealers to avoid advisor registration even when receiving research payments in hard dollars,
Devaluing currencies drive asset prices up in hard dollars while at the same time driving investors to lock in wealth in the hard currency in fear of further devaluation.
However, other benefits are expressed in hard dollars. For plan sponsors I talk to that take the time to communicate the dollar amount of their company's match on a total compensation or salary statement-their participants are much less likely to pass up the free money.
"The cost savings are hard dollars. We've seen a decline.
Also, clients will only pay for the research that they want and can pay using hard dollars, commission sharing arrangements (CSAs) or bundled commissions
Not wanting to invest hard dollars to develop a world-class back-office residential mortgage fulfillment department, Atlantic Bank and Trust turned to KLS to provide these services.
We think it's an emotional decision rather than a financial one based on hard dollars."
Buyers must consider hard dollars, business value, reliability, and people costs, McCallum said.
As the commercial said, the price of the program would eventually be paid for in savings of hard dollars and cents through the quick and efficient action it would allow.