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Old 12-17-2012, 10:16 AM
 
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Who would you rather be: a broke 20 year old.....or an 80 year old with $3 million in the bank?
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Canada
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I guess a broke 20 year old, but as someone who is a broke 23 year old right now, I can tell you it isn't very fun to not be able to afford to do anything and feeling like you're wasting your best years just working and not being able to have any fun.
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Broke 20-year-old. I'm in my 20s, was broke as a 20-year-old. Screw missing out on 60 years of life.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:01 AM
 
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$3 millions? I wouldn't give up 60 years for $3 billion.

Richest guy in Hong Kong said he will give up 99% of his money ($12 billion) in exchange for 50 years of life.
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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broke 20 year-old...now say being 50 or even 60 years old w/$3 million in the bank, might take that over being 20 & broke.
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:44 PM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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I would rather be a 20 yr old that hit the lottery for a 20 million or so. If I could do it with this personality all the better.
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:46 PM
 
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A broke 20 year old has plenty of opportunity to become a 30 year old millionaire.
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:50 PM
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Location: Ontario, Canada
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Now that I'm closer to 80 than 20, I'd choose the latter. Assuming my spouse & I are healthy, I'd like to travel.
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I wouldn't be a 20-year old in 2012, even with the $3-million thrown in.
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:59 PM
 
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The thing is that it's easy to get $3 million if you really want it. But if you're 80, it's not easy to get back to 20.
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