Scrooge and Glomgold dispute over the price of Glomgold's island of Duckbill, which unbeknownst to Glomgold has a diamond mine.
When Scrooge returns home, Gyro tells him that he may have changed history by bringing Bubba back, and that Bubba must be returned or Scrooge may lose his fortune.
Scrooge blames his recent misfortunes on Bubba and treats him unfairly and Glomgold convinces the police that Scrooge is an imposter and they throw Scrooge in jail.
Returning to Duckbill Island, Scrooge and Co. attempt to secure a diamond from the mine to pay Glomgold the remainder of the payment, but Glomgold is already there!
Scrooge reaches the breaking point when dealing with glad handlers, and curses his money. He never wants to see money again and so his doctor recommends a vacation to Trala La, a land where there is no such thing as money.
The Nephews want a new bike that is on sale, but since they don't get their allowance till Saturday, they decide to move time ahead. They change all the calendars, clocks, newspapers, and even put on videotape of Saturday morning cartoons to convince Uncle Scrooge that Friday is really Saturday.
Bubba falls in love with Julie, the new girl next door. It takes her awhile to understand his not too subtle approach.
Scrooge's Sowbuggian Crown Jewel exhibit at the Duckburg Museum becomes a target for a jewel heist for the Beagle Boys' cousins. When the heist goes awry they take Webbigail for ransom.
Mrs. Crackshell receives a jolt of electricity from her TV set, and she now can predict the future. Scrooge realizes what a rich future this can be and moves her into his mansion to predict stock market trends for him.
The Beagle Boys, determined to steal Scrooge's money bin for Ma Beagle's birthday present, force Scrooge to move the bin. In order to keep track of all his cash, Scrooge hires a loony accountant, Fenton Crackshell to supervise the move.
The Lake Doughbegone Dam breaks and all the cash and water sweep down stream to conveniently settle in Ma Beagle's backyard. However, Scrooge regains his cash by freezing the re-located lake and moving it with giant ice tongs.
Gizmoduck defeats GICU-2 over the possession of the money bin! Scrooge then hires him as a security guard. However, Ma Beagle finds the Gizmoduck Owner's Manual and uses a remote control device to make him do her bidding.
With her newly acquired money bin, Ma Beagle is now the wealthiest lady in Duckburg! Meanwhile, Scrooge is put out of his mansion due to foreclosure. Ma Beagle then buys the mansion and manipulates the affluent people of Duckburg into accepting her into their high society.
While Scrooge and various Duckburg citizens try to retrieve the sunken money bin, a spacecraft suddenly appears out of nowhere and takes it away. Scrooge and company travel in a rocket to get the bin back.
Gyro needs a challenge and Mrs. Beakley needs help with the housework, so Gyro invents Robotica, a lean, mean, cleaning machine. Unfortunately, Robotica falls head over bolts in love with Gizmoduck, making his life crazy.
The nephews need more allowance money and asks Uncle Scrooge for an increase, but he tells them to get a job. The young entrepreneur's start a service called "The Dirtbusters" and while employed by Gyro they stumble across The Multiphonic Duplicator and decide to borrow it.
Bubba's grades are awful so Gyro invents a Thinking Cap! But when Scrooge decides to take him and the nephews to search for the lost treasure of the Ancient Thinkas, they find that Bubba has forgotten his survival instincts.
Scrooge sees potential of making a fast profit with new inventions and has Gyro invent a helium-based chewing gum, but it hasn't been tested for side effects.
Fenton becomes jealous when the Nephews conclude that Launchpad must be Gizmoduck. Every time Fenton tries to disprove their theory, his efforts backfire, causing more people to think that Launchpad is Gizmo.
Scrooge is inadvertently hit on the head by a skateboard and develops amnesia. He wanders around town trying to find out who he is and is taken in by Mrs. Crackshell while Fenton hires him at the Skateboard Factory.
Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys win a million dollars in a radio contest with their bona-fide hit, "Boogie Beagle Blues."
Scrooge takes a dip into his money bin and comes down with a bad case of loot lice. Now that Scrooge is quarantined this opens the door for Ma Beagle to steal Scrooge's money bin.
Through a series of clever deceptions, Ma Beagle convinces the court that she is Scrooge's wife, and moves into the mansion, where she and her boys make life miserable for Scrooge's household.
When Gyro invents an unbreakable glass, Scrooge has his money bin sheathed in the stuff. Confident that his bin is completely impervious, Scrooge fires Gizmoduck, whom he no longer needs, and heads off on a long-overdue vacation.