According to Feng Shui beliefs, Jin Chan helps attract and protect wealth, and guards against bad luck. Because it symbolizes the flow of money,
The Jin Chan 金蟾, 招财蟾蜍;wealth-beckoning toad'), is most commonly translated as "Money Toad" or "Money Frog". It represents a popular Feng Shui charm for prosperity.
This mythical creature is said to appear during the full moon, near houses or businesses that will soon receive good news (most of the time, the nature of this good news is understood to be wealth-related).