Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
For me, best part of marxism is the importance that it gives to labor, but I'm pretty sure you're not up to some civilizated theoretical talk.
To develop their conscience and consciousness, to make them aware of what is going on, to prepare the precarious ground for the future alternatives—this is our task: "our" not only as Marxists but as intellectuals, and that means all those who are still free and able to think by themselves and against indoctrination, communist as well as anticommunist.
Socialist Humanism?, Herbert Marcuse, 1965