西门庆文盲执法有招： 看不懂信， 雇人，没有文凭，雇人，不同法律，有权。
西门庆财源半径扩展： 先赚穷人钱，开药店，放高利贷，收古董当品，他开店不坐店，贿赂外省皇族权贵是闪富的捷径， 又开拓产品，船舶杭州丝绸，经营山东绸店，把瓶儿闲房当作店铺，用别人的钱赚钱，房租皆免，丝绸本钱，两月回归。 自当上山东首脑后， 权财礼贡，免费腾升。
The illiterate Ximen has a skill to run jury without any experience. He hires people to read for him, he hires people with sounding resume. He doesn’t understand the law, he has power!
The money-sense Ximen has enlarged his business radius: he originally makes money from the poor, by running a drug store, engaging in loans, pawn, but bribery to the powerful people outside the village is a quick way to his riches. He then develops product lines, purchases silk from Hangzhou, ships to Shandong, use Ping’s empty house to open a silk store where he doesn’t have to pay for rent, in two months, he gets all his silk principle back.