The amount of money your city has made can be seen on the Side Bar. The money is in thousands, so if the side bar says you have 500 money, that is equivalent to $500,000. On the side bar, money is the total amount of money your city has made. Thus, it is not to be confused with Income, the amount of money your city gained that month. Money is a crucial part of Simburbia. Everything costs a certain amount of money and with no money, your city will fail.