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Old 11-19-2008, 03:40 AM   #1
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Default You win a million dollars... tax free!! What do you do next?

I was doing one of those stupid surveys on myspace cause I was bored out of my mind and thought this would be a fun thing to post up on here. Not sure if this has been posted before but Heres my list of things....

Pay off all my debt.... #1 goal!!! The speed would be mine!!!
Buy a few parts for the speed.... HIDS.. Spoiler lip...coilovers... suspension parts... CF Hood... cosmetic goodies
Buy a house... nothing crazy... something with a huge garage is my only requirement!
Put a portion of it in some sort of IRA or investment account.
Buy a 98 Eclipse GSX and build the hell out of that.... 900awhp would be the goal.
One of the new Evo X's... just cause I could!! haha.
go snowboarding
Travel around the US, Japan, Europe... etc...
Get my mom whatever she wanted!!!
Attend a professional driving school
Buy some new clothes... cause the last time I actually went shopping for clothes I was in high school I think haha.

Thats all I can think of right now... Im tired and am sure theres a bunch more Id like to do. What would you do with all the money??
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Old 11-19-2008, 03:56 AM   #2
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:38 AM   #3
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Hooker, blow and more hookers.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:42 AM   #4
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buy me:
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X6
buy my parents:
a new flat
help out some family members and close friends.
go to hawaii for 2 weeks and go around the island by boat to surf all the spots
invest the rest!
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:45 AM   #5
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Id pay off my car.
Tell my part time job im not coming back after my co-op.
Put it all in a good savings account, to live off the interest.
Finish school, and l would look for a good fulltime job.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:57 AM   #6
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Pay off my mortgage and home equity loan. Then I start arranging a 3 month trip through Europe.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:00 AM   #7
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id actually trade my car in and get an altima 3.5 coupe. Still pay off the 10 grand i owe my parents for the 3 though ofcourse.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:07 AM   #8
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We would be taking a nice long vacation to think of ways...
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:46 AM   #9
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Pay off the mortgage, buy a few small things and then open a couple of accounts and slap the max FDIC covered amount in each one. Then take the remainder the split it between CDs, money market accounts, bonds and mutal funds until the market starts recovering more. Then I'd probably place all but maybe 100-150k in to the market and leave the remainder in money market, CDs and bonds.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:49 AM   #10
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You know what I would do if I had a million dollars? I would invest half of it in low risk mutual funds and then take the other half over to my friend Asadulah who works in securities...
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