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Old 04-23-2019, 03:22 PM
 
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
I would quit my full time job immediately as it is very stressful and demanding and at times, unsafe. I would take in a foster child or 2 and volunteer in an animal shelter. This would be the best kind of work for me and it would be immensely rewarding.
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Old 04-23-2019, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Port St. Lucie, Florida
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not just NO, but HELL NO

Do what I want and contribute to what I want - work in the literal sense no longer exists. If I do anything, it's because I want to and that means I come and go as I please and don't consider it WORK at all
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Old 04-23-2019, 06:13 PM
 
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No. Heck, if I were given ONE million I wouldn't work, since I'm close to retirement and my house is paid off.
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Old 04-23-2019, 07:09 PM
 
Location: Proxima Centauri
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say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?

No!
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:14 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
No.
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Camberville
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$10,000,000 doesn't go far enough to justify leaving work altogether. Not before having kids and still fairly early in my career with a cancer history.

I'd go back to school for an MSW and become a social worker - a career I never got the chance to pursue because it pays so little. That would provide health insurance and help me continue to contribute to retirement savings.

A lottery win would just mean I could structure my life in a way that was meaningful, rather than a way that helps me be as financially secure as possible.
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Between West Chester and Chester, PA
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
Hell to the no!
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Central Mass
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Of course I would. I don't work cause I need money.

Besides, most of the $10M would be spent on housing. There was a nice building for sale last year downtown for $10 million...
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:02 AM
 
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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I already give the money my wife and I don't need to my kids. That wouldn't change.
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:02 AM
 
Location: Hiding from Antifa?
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Forest Gump.
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