If you had 10 Million dollars for ONE day...

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  1. StephyMei1112

    StephyMei1112 Blackout

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    What would you do with it? Saving/trust fund isn't an option because you only have it for one day - and any investing or purchasing stocks/shares/gold etc must be done within those 24 hours. You can't give the money away either - but likewise you can invest or buy things with the money for anyone you'd like.

    Honestly I'd call up my friend and ask her what to invest in quick LOL. But right away I would...

    *Buy myself a apartment/condo in the Downtown area and a house on a good plot of land in the more suburb area

    *Pay off my parents mortgage and secure their house for them. Make wise investments for them as well.

    *Buy materials for a good, large kennel for Katalin

    *Do the crazy shopping thing XD. I would get a Cartier watch, Lambo Adventador, Bentley Sedan, Toys etc

    *Buy a nice watch and a few good cases of red wine for my dad

    *Buy a Birkin purse and some jewelry for mom

    *A bally fitness pass, swim pool pass, speed dating pass, and life coaching for my brother

    *Travel vouchers, spa vouchers, gift certificates, therapy vouchers, gas vouchers, and food vouchers for myself

    *Buy something for charities and supplies for a good rescue.

    *Invest into something lucrative and long term for said charities and rescue

    *Treat my family to a nice big fancy dinner

    *Treat my friends out to a nice night of eating, clubbing etc

    *Buy a puppy from a breeder I was interested in to top it all off! (if they didn't have any on the ground that would be ok, I would be able to afford puppy later from investments anyways)


    Let's have everyone else's lists - silly or serious or whatnot.
     
  2. milos_mommy

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    I'd buy an apartment in NYC - well probably in Brooklyn. If I could find a good deal though I'd spend probably up to 2 mil for a place in Manhattan.

    I'd buy a house....somewhere. IDK where yet. Probably on Long Island near where my ex grew up...I guess I could always sell it and move if I found some place better.

    Buy my parents a house.

    I'd buy plane tickets to Borneo, Argentina, France.

    As far as investing...IDK anything about that crap, it makes me nervous. I guess I'd hire a financial advisor to help me out. I'd maybe only invest like 2 mil though.

    I'd throw a huge party.

    I guess that leaves about 3-4 million? I'd probably buy a commercial space, and eventually try to open up a music venue there.

    I'd renovate my old boss's store (wouldn't cost too much).

    I'd spend the rest either on charity (supplies for the dog rescue, school supplies for inner city schools) or buying practical stuff.

    So, mostly buy property.
     
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    *Pay off my car
    *Pay off my loans
    *Pay off the parents' house
    *Pay off the parents' credit card debt
    *Pay off the boyfriend's school loans and credit card debt (only a thousand dollars)
    *Buy a plane ticket to Finland
    *Or, hell why not just buy a Jet which I can later sell to get some of my money back!?
    *Buy a really nice service dog vest, ID tag, harness and cards instead of the cheaper ones I have now
    *Buy all of the really expensive Staffordshire Bull Terrier books that I really want (There's one rare book that is $400!)
    *Buy my brother a (really safe and slow, but nice) car
    *Buy the boyfriend a car
    *Buy my dad a great car
    *Buy my grandmother a great car
    *Buy a place in Finland
    *Buy that $90 brass SBT door knocker and leash hook set
    *Buy a poop ton of Ella's Lead products
    *Buy the boyfriend a new computer
    *I like my computer, but I have $10 milion I have to spend, so I guess I'd buy one for myself, as well!
    *Buy property and building supplies for my favorite reputable rescue groups
    *Invest in my uncle's hydroponic farm and shipping container housing projects
    *Buy gifts for all of my cousins
    *Buy my mother those stools she really liked for her kitchen but couldn't afford
    *Go nuts at the Lush store in the mall (I'll try one of everything, thank you!)
    *Get my first massage
    *Treat my mom, my grandmother and myself to a spa day at the Biltmore Hotel
    *Buy one of those single cup coffee makers
    *Buy my future puppy's breeder some dog food, treats and toys
    *Buy Dog a Bowser bed and a new dog crate and a giant moose antler and everything else I've always wanted but couldn't afford for him
    *Pay off my tab at work
    *Invest in solar and wind power
    *Buy products that donate money to causes I like


    I don't know, I'd think of more when I had the money in my hands!!
     
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    Invest it all. I'd be on the phone with a financial planner/broker and let them take care of it all, because I have no interest in it and with ten million I could afford those fees.

    There is nothing I desperately want today that I would go buy. I'd let the money accrue and retire early and travel my butt off.
     
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    But a house with land to build an agility facility with an indoor arena and huge outdoor field on. State of the art with an under water treadmill and stuff and an area for my friends to train sheep herding.

    Buy a FCR pup or at least put a deposit down.

    Then invest what's left over.
     
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    Pay off any debts for myself and family.
    Buy a house and some land for myself. Buy a house for mum.
    Purchase a couple of cars.
    Send off giant checks to trial secretaries to cover tons of agility runs lol.
     
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    Pay off all the bills
    Buy a house with acreage in the Pacific Northwest
    Make moving arrangements
    Buy several cars (can sell the uneeded ones later, but I'd like several cars anyway to suit whatever needs I have on a given day, plus a couple for my parents and a couple for my little brother...my older brother's a douche so he doesn't get squat)
    Buy some gold as "savings"
    Buy lots of gift cards for grocery/clothing/pet/auto/etc stores, gas stations, Amazon
    BUY A HUGE ****ING ELLA'S LEAD GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!!
    Stock up on dog food, since I'd be moving and unsure of where to get it once I'm moved
    Buy a gift certificate to my university - I'd still want to finish my Zoo Science degree
    Buy my parents a house with acreage
    Buy my younger brother a house with acreage
    Donate a large amount to the zoo to go towards their new elephant exhibit (sadly I couldn't fund it all, because it will cost more than $10 million by itself)
    Buy a lot of wire crates, airline crates, portable crates - planning ahead ;)
     
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    Buy a house and pay off all debt.

    Buy my mom a house.

    Buy all my good friend's houses, or at least put down the downpayment.

    Go on a huge ass shopping spree for Frodo :p
     
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    Probably invest it all because I doubt I'd get a property bought before the day was over. I'd probably invest most of it initially anyways and then buy stuff more slowly with revenue. 10 million would get eaten up pretty **** quickly.

    But I'd buy an apartment downtown, the biggest piece of land I could within reasonable distance of the city, some excellent horses and other livestock, build a house. Mature trees of my favorite species. Magnolias, arbutus, eucalyptus etc

    Buy a yacht. A Maserati, a mini and some kind of SUV (I go back and forth on what I'd like).

    Buy my parents places (I would buy my dad one of those old old chateaus in Provence).

    Invest. Travel and go to university for many years. Give to charity.
     
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    I would buy a horse farm, there are 'millions' where I live and it's been my dream ever since I moved here.

    Pay off my parents mortgage and whatever credit card debt they might have.

    Pay university tuition in full.

    Buy my mom, dad and myself a car.

    Buy a mansion in Miami Beach.

    Buy a yacht.

    Donate to horse and dog rescues.

    Shopping.

    Buy stuff for my dogs that otherwise I wouldn't be able to afford.

    Anything else I would give it to my grandparents, my aunts/uncles and cousins.
     
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    That day, I would use it all to buy a crap-ton of gold.

    After that day, I would take the gold and convert it to regular savings and investments.

    As far as cool stuff I'd buy with it?

    Pay off my immediate family's debts and stuff.

    Buy my sister and her family a house.

    Get my mom that laser eye surgery so she won't need glasses anymore.

    Enroll my kids in all those dance classes they keep pining over.

    Put my daughter in an awesome private school.

    Buy a modest house in Seattle

    Buy a huge spread of land in the country and build several really nice houses on it. Give one to my sister, keep one for me. The others could be "rented" to awesome friends and it will be our artists and writers commune/retreat.

    Start working on my zoi kennel. :) Plus fila and/or ANCD

    Get my pineywoods cows and painted desert sheep.

    Build an awesome art studio. Woo!
     
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    I'd peel off enough for my adult children to be able to care for their children by eliminating some of the stress they carry on their shoulders, but I also know that too much of anything is a bad idea, so enough to be comfortable but not enough to forget what it is really all about.

    I would peel off enouh for Hyia to be able to go to college, and not have to face the struggles of trying to support herself during the process, and enough to live comforablly but not too in access.

    I would do the same for my step daughter so she could care for the children she so obviously loves and help her go to college to be the incredible woman I know she is, and to help the people I know she would help.

    I would peel off the a very large portion of it and send it to the rescues that I know do what they do, because they wouldn't waste a dime of it, and it would go to where I know it is needed most.

    I would walk away from this horror of a place that I live, and find a place where I dind't have to look at another neighbor or deal with their domestic arguements and child neglect and their animal neglect. I woudlnt' need much, just an out. One thing, before I left, I would get Mary down the street a car so she could care for her son and not be beholding to anyone.

    I would buy a bigger kiln, a supply of clay and tell the world to take a flying f with it's big tvs and fancy cell phones, and commercialism I can't stomach any more. I would keep doing exactly what I am already doing, and at the end of the day I would probably be just as exhausted as I am tonight, but I would be a lot less worried about the people I love most and that woudl be enough.
     
  13. RD

    RD Are you dead yet?

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    A house for me and my boyfriend, probably close to where we currently live. Want a 3-bedroom one with a privacy fenced yard for the dogs.

    I'd buy a house for my parents up here, too, so they could visit me in the summer.

    Cars for the whole family, since everyone always seems to need them. Nice, new, high quality cars. I think it'd be stupid to buy extreme luxury cars, since we couldn't keep any of the money afterwards and maintaining those cars is quite pricey.

    Some luxury shopping. Nice clothes, makeup, VIDEO GAMES, giant-ass TV, new computer for my boyfriend. Gifts for everyone I know.

    Invest, after that. Either in stocks or real estate or whatever I was advised to do. I'd tie up every penny in something.
     
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    Buy a house.
    Buy a car.
    Buy a farm and start my horse rescue.
    Get me one horse for myself.
    Give some to my dad and grandma.
    Set up a college fund for my future kid.
    Set up a college fund for my niece and nephew.
    Buy Michael a car.
    Go shopping!!! LOL
    Give some money to the Wounded Warriors project and a few other organizations.
    Help my sister pay off her college loans.
    Be pretty effin happy cause I have 10 MILLION dollars!
     
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    - Pay off all family debt/loans etc..
    - Buy a pent-house in new york on central park. Something with a fire place, huge windows, mahogany floors, enough space for a library, 3 bedrooms and a dog room of course lol
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    - college fund for all the kids in the family
    - Buy a personal trainer/martial arts coach
    - Car/driver forever so I never have to drive or get on a bus again lol
    - Buy a huge house in haiti on the beach for my mom.. plus a yoga studio for her to teach
    - Donate. Somewhere. Everywhere. Probably mostly to UNICEF
    - Get a hall or library or something named after me at Oxford lol that would take at least a few million..
    - Breast reduction.I love my boobs but they are IN THE WAY.
    - Go shopping. Buy 100 pairs of J brand jeans because they fit me like nobodys business and I love them.. buy 100 white t-shirts from gap because I do love them, buy enough blank converse to last me a lifetime, etc..
    - Pay me therapist for 3 times a week sessions lol why not?
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Book an extended Disney vacation with Cruise LOL

    Buy enough supplies for our homeschool co ops so they wouldn't have to worry about it for a long while

    pay for my dads house and give him enough to retire on

    Same for my mom

    Buy our house out in thecountry with inlaws quarters. My MIL/FIL can summer here and my mom can come spend the winters down here.

    invest in Gold.

    Give our church enough money to pay off our property, pay the bills and have a nice stash so we can help people out more when they get in a sticky spot

    Buy a big stash of non perishables for the local mission.

    college fund for my neices and nephews (and Hannah of course lol)

    go shopping and buy myself the clothes, shoes and bras I so desperately need

    hmmmm what else?
     
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    In this order:

    Pay off house
    Pay off bills
    Buy new house out in the middle of nowhere with tons of land
    Put big indoor training building up on new property
    Pay off sons' with bills, etc
    Buy new truck & Escape

    Hmm- it's harder than I thought to spend money! :lol-sign:
     
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    Pay off the house and car and medical bills.

    I'd buy a motorcycle.

    Buy a ton of gift cards for my favorite places.

    Move the remainder of the money and put it on a prepaid Visa card.
     
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    Certainly pay off my debts and family debts. I'd also pay off the outstanding mortgage/revolving credit that my church has.
    Then I'd pre-pay the tuition for undergrad/graduate school for both of my kids. One is already accepted to the school of her choice, so that's easy enough. I'd have to figure out what to do for the youngest, but there are pre-paid tuition plans out there. I'd also pay tuition for me to go back to school and get an advanced degree.
    Assuming I'd still have a few million left at this point, go for the new home/car/etc. Vacation home in the mountains. The material fun stuff.

    The rules say that I can't "give it away", but I bet I could throw a heck of a dinner for the local homeless facilities. Use the rest to buy stuff that they need.
     
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    I'd pre pay for a few very expensive trips: safari in Kenya, extended tour of Australia, extensive trip through Asia to hit up Thailand, Japan, India, etc...

    I'd pay off every debt I owe (car, house, etc)

    I'd do a TON of online shopping to save time

    And then I'd spend the rest on gold so I could sell it the next day and buy a few houses, cars, things for family and friends (a vacation home for my parents, a condo for my sister for college, etc) without having to do that ALL in a day. I'd also make sure enough was invested so I'd never have to work again!
     

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