Kindness. Charity. That's what changes people. That's the secret of life.

Girl Meets Money is the twenty-seventh episode in season 2 of Girl Meets World and the 48th episode overall. It aired on January 22, 2016 to 2.2 million viewers. 


When Farkle’s dad makes a risky investment, Farkle becomes worried about what that might mean for his family.




Main cast

Guest cast

Memorable Quotes

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International Premieres

  • June 13, 2016 (Israel)
  • August 25, 2016 (Latin America, Brazil)


  • Production-wise, this marks the return of Auggie Matthews after his three-episode absence.
  • Third appearance of Stuart Minkus.
  • Ginger, Maya's pet ferret, returns, and is revealed to originally have found its way to the Hart household on its own.
  • First appearance of Farkle's room.  His ceiling is a planetarium, which he tells Riley still considers Pluto as a planet.
  • Riley gets into playing Farkle's video game Zombies Eat Your Brains 4, screaming "Die, suckers! Die!!"; this is very similar to the season 7 BMW episode "They're Killing Us", when Morgan, who openly dislikes Topanga's choice of bridesmaid dresses, throws hers on the floor and beats it with a parasol shouting "Die, dress! Die!!"
  • Maya's apartment second appearance, last seen in Girl Meets World: Of Terror.  She also mentions her leaky roof from Girl Meets the New Teacher, but it is repaired by the end of the episode.
  • Maya mentions the shopping spree Shawn gave her in Girl Meets Hurricane.
  • Like Rosie McGee in Girl Meets 1961, Maya dresses up as Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast At Tiffany's).
  • In the simulation of  Maya's room Farkle sets up in his own, he has the drawing Maya gave him in Girl Meets Boy framed on the wall.
  • The guitar originally from May Clutterbucket in Girl Meets 1961, is also seen.
  • Riley makes up a song to apologize to the zombies she obliterated while playing Farkle's zombie video game.
  • Demolition is mentioned and the "bleh" T-shirt Riley bought there in Girl Meets Brother is seen again. 
  • Farkle has a (rail-less) mini train in his home.
  • Another variation to the maxim that "People Change People," (from Girl Meets the Secret of Life) is introduced.
  • Mark Cuban is the sixth real life personality to play themselves on the series after Herbie HancockJane LynchSheppardPerez Hilton, and Maddie & TaeHis credit reads "Mark Cuban as Mark Cuban."
  • Cuban's real life daughters, Alexis Sophia and Alyssa, cameo as themselves at Topanga's. Although their brother, Jake, also attended the taping, he did not make an appearance. .
  • Riley's brazen displays of her allegiance to the New York Knicks do little to affect Cuban (as the owner of the Dallas Mavericks) and are a callback to Girl Meets the New World.
  • Cuban helps Minkus and the Matthews establish the Minkus Family Foundation in an informal pitch session reminiscent of his television series Shark Tank.
  • Pitches From The Kids:
    • Riley-Replace Halloween with "Malaria Day."-Rejected.
    • Lucas-World Peace (without a clear plan to implement it). Rejected..
    • Farkle-Invest in Maya Hart. Approved.
    • Maya-Fix what she can in her own life, and help other people when she can. Approved.
  • Jennifer Bassett Minkus can be seen in a family photo in Farkle's room.


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Girl Meets World 2x27 "Girl Meets Money" Promo

Girl Meets World 2x27 "Girl Meets Money" Promo