in the black
Meaning: in a situation in which you are earning more money than you are spending. Opposite of: in the red
It’s taken a long time, but we’ve paid off our loans and we’re in the black again at last.
If you rearrange your debts and save more than you spend, you could be in the black again within three years.
Some states have legalized gambling as a way to put their finances in the black.