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Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by JavaWizKid, Apr 20, 2009.
Title pretty much says all. Sorry if this has been posted before.
A new house. One that I would stay in for a long, long time. Somewhere I could settle and just be happy.
My debt, then my parents'.
I'll take the easy answer and say a car. The next would of course be the rest of my college tuition...
1. Pay off the debts
2. Buy a house (renting at the mo)
3. Get dream car and restore it
4. Integrate a touch screen mac mini (primeraly FR) into said car
5. fill house with maxed mac pro's
6. Get me a maxed out MBP 17" for work
Yes id still work, but id do something i liked and just to fill time
Put it in some government insured thing that will let me never run out of money if I am careful.
Big country house.
Otherwise, I won't be able to tell Caterham where to deliver the R500 superlight.
a nice home in the country on 2 acres
I guess i'll play...
1) Invest __% depending on the amount.
2) Buy an apartment on the beach (Gold Coast).
3) A round the world trip, first class.
4) Buy a property overseas, most likely in England.
--Both car payments
--buy 100-200 acres of woods somewhere here in missouri
--build a house
--invest what ever was left over
Tithe to my church, pay off all debt, help family, buy a BMW 5 series, invest the rest.
Pay off my house (including some improvements I would make to it)!
Then the rest of my debts.
Gifts to friends!
then get an accountant, and buy a house, pay off debt, families debt, etc.
edit: oh, and that $87,000 101 day around-the-world cruise.
Buy houses in Wales, Melbourne/Sydney and San Francisco.
Buy my Grandparents house for them, and a new car.
Let my Dad build the house of his dreams, with a workshop to carry on working
Set up a trust for my younger brother and sisters' education.
Give a hefty lump sum to the NSPCC.
Have surgery to correct some remaining problems after my big weight loss.
Drive past my mother and stepfathers house and beep the horn on my new Range Rover and give them the good middle finger salute. Thats priceless.
My post from the thread 'Dream Setup If Money was not an Issue'.
Pay off my little debt, give my family some money, some to charities (i know). Buy a nice pad, try to do some investment, car + general shopping & put the rest in the bank
Obviously it depends on the amount, some would take precedence over others
A plane ticket to see my mother and family. It's been almost 4 years since I've seen her.
A P.O. Box and then a spiffy new corporate shell.
Assuming I actually played the lottery. It would depend on how much I won as to the order of purchases. But since I only ever feel the slightest twinge to play is when it reaches $80,000,000+ (which would probably be $25,000,000 at best after taxes and immediate full payout)
1. Buy a mint condition 1963 Corvette with the split window to let family/friends know that I actually did win and not insane.
2. Divy up percentages; 10% for short term expenditures, 10% 10 year use, 10% charity, 15% friends, 15% for parents/sibling, 15% extended family and 25% long term investment (for future steady cash flow, parents/sibling, charity and trusts for any children I have).
3. Awesome Electronics
4. Good Wardrobe
5. Temporary house for use until custom house built
7. Mechanics, metalworking and woodworking tools
8. Build house (Spanish colonial style with center courtyard I would do much of the building myself)
9. Toys: dirt bikes, guns, boat, plane (boat and plane would depend on left over funds from the short term expenditure budget)
edit: I almost forgot have a collection of choice Macs, Apples, an Altair and if reasonable a Xerox Alto.
A new computer, mines on its way out. Battered by constant use and overclocking.
Wacom tablet, new Midi keyboard, max out the Macbooks HDD and memory.
Enrol myself on a university course, something new and challenging and outside my comfort zone.
Buy a car. Probably a Peugeot 308 for everything and a Triumph Spitfire for fun.
Pay off my girlfriends student debt, buy a small detached house when she graduates, new kitchen and other housey stuff for my parents place, a classic car for my pops diamond earrings for mother unit and hold on the rest.
The first thing I would do is pay off my dad's debts and buy him a new car. He's worked too hard in this life to get crap in return from the people who supposedly loved him.
A condo for myself. Then I'd work on helping others- specifically donate money to the Center on Halsted's youth program to help homeless teens.
Depends on how much I win.
If we're talkin' like $250 mil, then I'd move to either Japan, Scotland, Syndey, the Northwest, and buy me one of these
...this is after I pay taxes rolleyes and give a nice amount to charity
Not a new rubber mask so you could make a new avatar for MacRumors then?
Two plane tickets.