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Old 11-24-2009, 08:21 PM
 
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I'd buy a nice vacation home in Bergen, Norway.

Last edited by Kaye02; 11-24-2009 at 08:53 PM.. Reason: stupid typos
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Old 11-30-2009, 06:21 PM
 
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1968 camaro convertible,40' catamaran sail boat,40' home on wheels,40' ocean front in florida or hawaii.Nix the camaro,one of the 40 footers.
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Old 12-09-2009, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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If I won a million dollars in the lottery, I'd put it in the bank with the rest of my money. I wouldn't even move to a different apartment complex--I like being able to walk to the supermarket and library. Maybe I'd start buying Dos Equis instead of Schlitz. And add a few more movie channels on cable. I know a few pretty desperate people whose lives could be normalized with things money can buy, so they'd get some, right up front.
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Old 12-09-2009, 05:16 PM
 
Location: southern california
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what would i do if i were affluent hm................
would i stop being frugal??? but most rich are frugal--- its called cause and effect.
if there are great big holes in the bag ---its hard to fill it up with money.
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Old 12-15-2009, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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The only thing that I would do if I became rich would be to buy myself a small house. I would still be as cheap as I always have been.
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Old 12-16-2009, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
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If I were rich, I would still be frugal.

All that would change would be my definition of "Frugality".

And how much money I spent.
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Old 12-16-2009, 09:02 AM
 
Location: NoVa
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Once a week maid service.
Yes, please, and add a personal cook while I'm fantasizing
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:07 AM
 
Location: DFW
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- I'll buy my food from Trader Joe's or Whole Food instead of Walmart or Food4Less

- I'll upgrade my health insurance package from the bare minimum coverage to the premium coverage.

- I'll get all the cavities in my teeth filled ASAP

- I'll buy all of my things from Walmart or Target (gasp!) instead of Goodwill

- I'll buy the lowest MPG car out there (Prius?)

- Anything left over will be invested in the stock market or deposited into a savings account, depending on the market conditions.
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:41 AM
 
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I would not change my lifestyle a bit ... except that I would quit working 60-70 hours per week.
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Old 12-27-2010, 04:09 PM
 
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I think it would be fun to be one of those people who walks around giving people $100 bills who look like they need it. We give away my year end bonus so have done it before but that was more an active mission to go find homeless people during the holiday season. Imagine if you always had a few of 'em with you so all year whenever you encountered someone who could use a break one out.

I'd also eat a lot better, not stuff that is expensive for the sake of being expensive but foods that I genuinely like (lobster, crab legs, sashimi, etc.) but are too pricey. Could you imagine just deciding to have a couple lobster tails for lunch? Hah!
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