(Closed) If you won a million dollars what would…

posted 7 years ago in Money
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I would pay my parents and his parents back for all the help they’ve given us over the years, pay off our debts, go on some kind of really nice vacation,and then save the rest for a house whenever we figure out where we’re settling down as well as our future in general.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Buy my Darling Husband a Porche. Probably not much for me. I’m super cheap and I probably wouldn’t spend lots of money on anything even if I had it.

Ok…maybe 1,000 thread counts sheets 🙂

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Invest 500K and then use the rest of the money paying off debts, giving money to our parents for all their support, and then go on a nice long vacation to a place that we definitely wouldn’t normally be able to afford. Like Maldives!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

1.  Pay off all our bills

2.  Buy new cars and my mom and dad both new cars

3.  Buy a house and furnish it

4.  Invest the rest

Post # 7
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Busy bee

I would buy us a house, and then I would buy a bunch of nice real-touch flowers for the wedding

Post # 8
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Busy bee

And the rest buy some bonds for the kids’ college or whatnot

Post # 9
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Sadly, I dont think a million dollars would get me that far.  Wedding wise, I’d of course pay for the wedding, get the bridal party nice gifts, pay for their hair/mu for the day.  Then pay off my house, buy myself a car, and Fiance a truck.  By then after that and the taxes on a million dollars, it’d pretty much be gone.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee

Pay off all our debt.

Buy us a nice, average sized home that’s big enough for us to grow into when we have kids.

Go on a nice long vacation. I’m thinking a week in Greece, a week in Spain, then a lovely little cruise down in the bahamas.

Interestingly enough, I’d only take about $15,000 out of my winnings for the wedding.

 

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

1. Pay off our debts.

2. Go on honeymoon somewhere we can’t afford

3. Pay off parent’s debts

4. Buy a new house in the country

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

1. Pay off all my and my parents debts.

2. Put half the rest in savings to live off interest.

3. Buy a house.

4. I would probably do fun things like Disneyworld and go to New Zealand but I wouldn’t blow it all. 

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

1. Pay off all school loans

2. Pay off mortgage.

3. Help out mom and dad

4. Invest A LOT

5. Buy some nice cars (we both still have the ones we got when we were 16… old junky crap!)

 

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

  1. Pay off my student loans
  2. Buy a house just big enough for me, Fiance and the two kids we might have, but not a huge mansion
  3. Invest in secure CDs or something 

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’d invest a good chunk for retirement. Pay off the debt, buy a house and it would all be gone.

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