An empty purse causes a full heart.
Those of us lucky enough still to have work will feel poorer and less secure.
A light purse makes a heavy heart.
I am short of money recently.
The budget buffet attracted customers with immoderate appetites but limited pocket books.
I had so little money then that I couldn't even afford a used car.
She bought such an expensive car that she didn't have money for a long time.
Unfortunately for their cash-strapped paymaster, they are very expensive.
NASA's funding shortfall means journey's end for Voyager probes
They are independent, impecunious and able to tolerate all degrees of discomfort.