During game play in a family, activate cheat menu by holding down Ctrl+Shift+C. Type in random letter such as: dkhdfgjhdflg Press Enter. This should expand the cheat window. Now type in either kaching or motherlode Before you press Enter, copy it. Now press Enter. The cheat menu should stay expanded, and show your entered cheats. Now paste the money cheat by pressing Ctrl+V. Press Enter. Do it as many times ar you like. When you think you have enough money, press Esc.