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Postby Guinness Fan » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:13 am

So tomorrow, out of the blue, $100,000.00 (one hundred thousand U.S.Dollars ~ don't ask me for the current exchange rate) landed in your lap...Tax free & no strings attached to it...What would you do with it?

Me, I'd give it to my brother to pay off his mortgage.
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Postby Rico » Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:11 am

I'd do some serious home remodeling and landscaping, and use some for an April/Easter vacation. The rest would go into the bank and would be lucky to every again see the light of day.
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Postby nimby » Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:33 pm

Travel, travel, travel. I'd love to see all of Europe. England, Scotland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
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Postby olywaguy » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:48 pm

Well, I would try to build a new house for my mom. The house she lives in is way too small and needs some help.

Like Nimby, I would use it to go traveling all over the world....I'd love that so much!!

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Postby madsglen » Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:22 pm

Make my 2011 contribution to my Roth IRA (I know, boring...), finish up some remodeling and maybe splurge on a new TV, sock some into savings and travel with the rest. (Coach? No thanks, I'll take Business Class, please.)

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Postby edu999 » Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:40 am

Pay off my car, get a Sub-Zero fridge for my kitchen, and use the rest to go to Argentina and Chile with my partner (in First Class).
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Postby DeckApe » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:37 am

I'd dump the lot onto my mortgage so I could get the balance paid off in a year. Then I'd be able to start planning my future a little better.
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Postby Cajun » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:59 am

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Postby J » Mon Apr 11, 2011 5:48 pm

One of the first things I'd do is see one of the places that's fascinated me all me life: Barrow, Alaska. Stay there a week or so (in the summer with the midnight sun of course), then buy a car that uses little to no gas (hydrogen fuel cell or plug-in hybrid), pay off my defaulted student loans and probably pay the IRS whatever amount they're hounding me for (I'm too afraid to open their mail).
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Postby foxeyes2 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:02 pm

Pay off my mortgage and live on the rest until I find a job and then renovate and save some of it.
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