What Does It Mean When You Dream About Finding Money?

What Does It Mean When You Dream About Finding Money?

What does finding money mean in a dream?

Finding money in real life is a nice surprise.

Money consumes us when we are awake, therefore, it’s no surprise that dreams about finding money are somewhat common. According to psychologists our dreams are a reflection of our subconscious mind. We do hold a hidden agenda when we sleep and we often dream about finances and this reflects our financial state of affairs. Dreams of finding money in a purse or wallet can point to a change in who you are. The wallet or purse represents who we are - our identification. Think about what is important to you.

The money as a symbol can represent something that you value. Naturally, finding money can indicate something of value maybe coming your way! Dreams bestow certain benefits and we can sometimes remember them and at times only recall parts of the dreams. Interpreting their meanings can provides us with the pulse of our own spiritual and mental health. Dreams of finding money can offer advice and warnings, I have tried to summarize what finding money means in your dreams and help you unravel what this dream indicates in your waking life, so scroll down to understand the symbols in your dream.

Temporary theories about dreams and their potential nature suggest that our brains are so powerful that they are actually the subconscious way to guess at the future. The brain combines all it knows about the person and any possible outcomes. At times our dreams can be a prediction of what is to come. Another theory is that 90% of our brains are devoted to our lives. This means that we sometimes have the ability to access the roadmap and learn about our dreams this helps us connect with our true wishes in life – such as making more money!

What is the biblical meaning of finding money in dreams?

The biblical meaning of finding money in dreams we must turn to Hebrews 11 which talks about faith. There is a biblical perspective throughout the bible that faith is a currency of hope. We all need faith in order to reach our goals in life. Part of reaching our goals normally involves having a fulfilled life. Part of a fulfilled life is money, as money is the currency of faith.

If we don't hope for our goals then we cannot meet anything. Money is a substance of our life. If you think about baking a cake and the cake is a fulfilled life, money is the ingredient, happiness is the ingredient, health is the ingredient, love is the ingredient. Therefore, money is the substance of the things we hope for in life, an ingredient to make a fulfilling life, and allows us to bake the cake. Without this ingredient, our life can still be happy but we may not be fufilled. This is the meaning of this dream.

What does it mean when you dream about finding paper money or gold bars?

Many people have contacted me about finding paper money in their dreams and what it means. Just like in reality, money (in coins or paper) in our dreams symbolizes self-confidence, power, self-worth, prosperity, and wealth in dreams. To dream of finding money may represent material gain. However, it may also symbolize richness in wisdom, spirituality, love and life pursuits. Receiving cash in dreams has a slightly different meaning, depending on the context and other details that a general money dream.

Making money is a serious undertaking which poses many challenges. The first thing I will say is that it would help if you remember as many details as you possibly can. Although money denotes financial success and wealth, it might also foretell your overall health and well-being, spirit, intellect, and psyche.

If you lack money in your life, you might dream of finding a lot of money. To be rich in one area of your life, might mean being poor or insecure in another. Read on to find out more about finding, receiving, giving, or losing money, and learn the Biblical meaning of money. To dream of finding millions or gold bars indicates a promotion or a simple “well done” would be enough, it can imply you need to give yourself credit.

What does it mean to find coins in a dream?

To find coins in your dream has a positive interpretation. You will gain something in life. It will hit you unexpectedly and you will be very surprised. However, do not let your excitement take away your focus of what’s most important in your life and from your commitments. This dream provides insight into your psyche and allows one to become more aware of your actions and thoughts. To find piles of coins indicates that you are person who can’t be fooled by anyone, anymore. If you receive or find gold coins in your dream, it might also represent happiness and satisfaction. It can also be a sign of making good decisions that will affect your future in a positive way. Also, your overall health is positive if you find money on the floor in a dream.

What does it mean to dream of finding foreign money or unknown currency?

To find foreign paper money in dreams indicates that you will be successful at work and improve your skills. Alternatively, such a dream might reflect your great wish or expectation of receiving money in waking life. To receive money in your dream might reveal your wish for acknowledgment. Perhaps you feel neglected or less appreciated at work or at home. To find strange money in your car during a dream indicates you need to give your best effort. Yet, you get nothing in return. To dream of old money dream the lack of appreciation you feel you need to receive in reality.

What does it mean to dream of picking money up from the ground?

Picking money from the ground indicates you need to be more grounded in life. The ground represents the starting point in life and that you need to close down and think about how you impact others. If the money is floating in your dream (say in the wind) and you catch this, then this represents others will turn to you for advice.

What does it mean to find then lose money in your dream?

Losing money in your dream is just as terrible and anxiety-provoking as it is in waking life. It leaves the dreamer with feelings of general loss and depletion. However, money might have material meaning in dreams too, but they can still symbolize something else. If you find then lose money in your dream, it might reflect your emotional state and feelings over something else you’ve lost in waking life that made you feel depressed and anxious. It might also denote your lack of energy, emptiness, anxiety, and emotional breakdown.

Losing money might also signify the lack of balance in your life. As you know, the energy in relationships, no matter if it’s a business, casual or romantic relationship, is based on giving and taking. When we are unbalanced, we often feel like we are losing something. In your case, during the dream state this has manifested as losing money because to you money has some sort of value.

Losing money in your dream might also portray one of your biggest fear. You probably fear losing money in waking life. This dream doesn’t predict your future but reveals your current state of mind. Perhaps you’re afraid of the future and financial stability.

What does it mean to dream of finding money in dirt?

If you found money in mud or dirt in your dream, it means that you’re probably doing something wrong in your waking life and you’re aware of your actions, the dirt represents, in my view, trying to clean your life. Often, such a dream occurs when one is trying to deal with law issues or there are issues with authority and this (all combined) reflects your feelings in your dream.

What does it mean to find stolen money?

In order to get a better interpretation of your dream, you should answer questions such as: ”What am I doing that I’m aware it’s wrong?” or “Am I anxious and worried about a law problem?” If yes, your dream is a reflection of your mental state. Alternatively, stealing money in a dream might also reveal career risks you’re taking to earn more money or improve your reputation. Perhaps you’re worried that you might put a shade on someone else’s work. It should not be concern you because you deserve to be rewarded for your hard work.

If you disrespect someone in waking life, it might reflect in your dream as stealing money. This can mean you are stealing away a person’s confidence and comfort. And your dream is warning you to finish a task.

What does it mean to dream of picking money from the ground?

If you dream of picking money from the ground it can indicate that you are suddenly feeling that things will work out well for you. If the money is stolen it means that you’re feeling insecure in your waking life. Perhaps you’re afraid of the future and what it may or may not bring for you. However, you often forget that you’re the one in charge of your life. If something does/doesn’t happen in your life, it’s because of you and your past actions. Alternatively, if you feel secure and you’ve been working hard, you dream might reflect your current state. You probably feel like you should save extra money to ensure your future. Maybe you need to open a money saving account and put all the extra money on it. This dream may also portray your feelings. To pick money up that has fallen from the sky means that you are thinking hard about your goals.

What does it mean to spend money in the dream?

If you spend money in your dream, it might reveal your hopes on realization a big goal or plan that will ensure your future. Negatively, you're probably scared of spending cash you don’t have. Meaning, you spend more than you make in a day. To restore the balance of your financial state, you should cut all the extra spending you don’t need. Perhaps you’re missing on an opportunity and your dream wants to open your eyes. If you bought a bunch of things you didn’t need, it reflects your reckless behavior in your waking life.

Your dream is trying to warn you. You’re irresponsible and it will affect your future in a negative way. To waste money might also symbolize the energy that you are wasting on unimportant things and people recently. You’re investing time in something or someone that’s not good and profitable for you. It’s time to make a list of priorities and cut off the extra spending and time wasting on things that don’t matter.

What does it mean to see people exchange money?

To see people exchange money means that you’re acting or feeling jealous recently. You probably envy someone’s success, relationship or effort they’re making. Instead, you should focus on your own success, your own relationship and put your best effort to make a progress at work. Perhaps you’re feeling less appreciated, neglected or as you’re not getting enough attention from the people you love. Alternatively, your dream might reveal the process of learning you’re going through. Seeing people exchange money in a dream might also represent your way of learning valuable information and life lessons.

What does it mean to lend money to someone?

To lend money to someone in your dream means that you’re worried about someone in waking life. Perhaps the person’s dealing with financial issues and you want to figure out a way to help. Alternatively, your dream is advising you to analyze your spending. If you’re the one who was borrowing money (or you have the desire to) from someone, your dream reflects your financial concerns. Do you probably worry about your financial state in waking life or lack money to solve a financial issue and you are trying to find a way to make extra money? On a positive note, your dream is telling you to take a break and leave your issues aside for a while. Money isn’t that important.

What’s the biblical meaning of receiving money in a dream?

According to the Bible, to receive money in your dream means that you’re receiving wisdom in order to become a better person and gain prosperity. When you swim in an ocean full of wealth, it’s a natural thing to give to others what you already have. It’s called the passion for giving. So, to receive money in a dream doesn’t have to refer to money in waking life. You might be receiving knowledge, wisdom, prayers, appreciation, love, gratefulness or acknowledgment. If you received something that made you happy, it’s your task to give back and make someone else happy. It’s how you become a soldier of happiness and continue the circle of giving and receiving.

This dream is trying to teach you the universal law of giving and receiving. If you’re a believer, and you’re too desperate to get money, you probably don’t have the grace to maintain money. In a dream, cash symbolizes gift, prosperity, success, and power. And not every money dream has to be interpreted negatively. As you can see, some dreams of money have a positive interpretation and can teach you valuable lessons about life.

If you dream of receiving money, the Lord is probably reminding you that money isn’t the most important thing in life. You’re also being reminded that greediness isn't a nice character trait. Seeing money in your pocket means nothing if you don’t have a heart.

If you constantly dream of receiving money, then you probably need to share what you have in abundance with those who have less or nothing. Begging for cash in your dream attracts loss. However, receiving money in dreams is a reminder of the beauty of giving. Just imagine how would you feel if you received something that you desperately need.

What’s the Islamic interpretation of receiving money in a dream?

To have a load of money in your dream from an Islamic perspective symbolizes problems. To receive money in your dream from a known source represents stress. However, to receive it from an unknown source foretells surprise and calmness. If you received an engraved penny in a dream, it foretells that you will experience a betrayal by someone close to you. If you receive money from a dead person, it means that you’ll be forgiven or spared from something. If you refuse to take money from a person in your dream, it means that you will allow your ego to ruin your chance for redemption and forgiveness.

Here are some more interesting dream interpretations: If you dream of 5 coins but you felt like you should have more, you will experience material loss or get robbed. If you had 5 coins but magically received 10 in your dream, you will find a way to make extra money in waking life. Alternatively, money in dreams also symbolizes a talk that’s going nowhere. Meaning, you will have a pointless talk with someone. If you swallow a coin in your dream, it means that you will betray yourself. According to the Islamic interpretation of money in dreams, it also symbolizes guidance, faith, wisdom, knowledge and career progress.

To give money to someone in your dream state foretells a new friendship or strong business cooperation. Alternatively, to give money might reflect the agony or difficulties that you are currently facing. If you receive money in your dream, it denotes your good character. You’re someone people can trust. Money in dreams is often interpreted as gossiping and women’s talk too. If you have four coins in your dream state, it means that you will experience great happiness in the future.

This was my detailed interpretation of receiving money in dreams. I have shared the Islamic and Biblical meaning of receiving money and I hope you find both helpful.

By Florance Saul
Dec 9, 2018