What are the opposite words for surplus cashes?

The antonyms for the term "surplus cash" would be quite numerous due to the countless directions in which one's finances could go. However, a few antonyms that immediately come to mind include the terms "deficit", "shortage", "debt", "borrowing", and "poverty". In each of these cases, an individual or organization might be experiencing a lack of available funds, which is almost the exact opposite of having a surplus of cash. A deficit would imply expenses that exceed income, a shortage indicates a lack of resources that are required, debt implies obligations that are yet to be paid, borrowing means obtaining funds from external sources, and poverty refers to an absolute or relative lack of means to support oneself.

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leading the way
abandon, follow, misguide.