found money


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found money

money that has come to someone with such ease or surprise that one might have just as well found it by accident. The money he got from his uncle's estate is all found money except for the taxes. He did nothing to earn it.
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Devon is terribly tempted especially when Joseph offers to share the found money with him.
com found money was the main cause of stress for one in five of those polled, ahead of their health and jobs.
It is not really found money at all," I try to explain.
Around 21% of people said in a survey that they had found money they had forgotten about, with 6% coming across an old children's savings account and 7% finding cash in an old money box.
But when she handed in her notice at the end of July this year an audit found money which should have been banked had not been.
They turned the cash over to store manager Jimmy Thennes, who posted a news release about the found money and also praised Mikela for her honesty.
He found money behavior falls into six definable patterns, or "Money Types," and everyone has a predominant financial personality.
But Wise found money in the budget to make sure the students also had a choice of salads and sandwiches made with wheat bread.
We found Money more organized, easier to navigate, and much more customizable than Quicken.
He's found money to fund full-day kindergarten--despite a nearly $1 billion budget deficit.
So the three women found money for a van, and volunteers started by taking flasks of hot coffee, chocolate cake and condoms out to these vulnerable young women.
The state legislature, led by Representative Wyvetter Younge, found money in its budget to cover the amount.
After they checked their statement later many people found money had been debited from their accounts without permission.
NSF's current assessment indicates that schools found money to begin only one-third of the projects that had been planned for 1994 and 1995.