a situation in which any problems, difficulties or worries can be avoided
after members of the staff cashed in their winning lottery ticket, they were suddenly on easy street, which enabled them to yell "fuck you!" to their prick boss and quit their miserable, minimum wage jobs.
The street on which Spanish Johnny tries selling his heart to the hard girls in Springsteen's "Incident On 57th Street".
He tried sellin' his heart to the hard girls over on Easy Street
But they sighed "Johnny it falls apart so easy and you know hearts these days are cheap"