What’s the first thing you would do if you won $50,000?

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  1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
    SakinaNasir53posted 4 years ago

    Let's see if we can get some interesting answers. smile

    1. kenneth avery profile image81
      kenneth averyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Truthfully . . .I would honor THE MASTER with an offering for it is His money to begin with.
      Then I would secretly help the needy for I am not about publicity.
      Then with the rest I would help my grandkids and my Wonderful Followers with a cash gift.

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Nice answer buddy! smile

        1. kenneth avery profile image81
          kenneth averyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          @ Sakina smile "Thank you sincerely." smile

          1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
            SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

            You're most welcome! smile

    2. Janellegems profile image79
      Janellegemsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would give one tenth to organizations that help needy people in different countries.  I would also help the poor, needy and struggling families that are in my area, pay off debts, use some as a downpayment for a house in the country, and buy an RV to go cross country.

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        That's so nice Janellegems. smile I hope some day you can fulfill this.

    3. gmwilliams profile image87
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      $ave & inve$t.

      1. Jean Bakula profile image97
        Jean Bakulaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I would buy a new car, give to one or two of my favorite charities, and invest the rest. For Christmas I gave to a charity that would put a teenage girl through high school for 4 years in Africa. Many girls there already have children by the time they are 13 or 14, and high school isn't free. My other charity is Planned Parenthood.

        1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
          SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Wow! I hope you can fulfil this some day. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Jean. smile

      2. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Nice answer gmwilliams smile

    4. Frances Metcalfe profile image95
      Frances Metcalfeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I would help the severely disabled people at the home my son has worked at. one person frequently have to borrow from this trust just to visit his mother with demetia locally as the state benefit does not even cover that. really terrible.

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I hope you can fulfil this some day Frances. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. smile

    5. NateB11 profile image92
      NateB11posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      No doubt get out of my current situation, pronto!

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Nice. Thanks for replying NateB11. smile

    6. peachpurple profile image66
      peachpurpleposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I want to use this money to treat my mom who had stroke , diabetes, severe constipation, urine inconsistency and high sugar blood pressure

      I also want to treat my dad's high blood pressure and tinnitus problem

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Oh! I hope you can fulfil this some day. Thank you for answering! smile

    7. Shane Barker profile image81
      Shane Barkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      First things first, I would shout, "BOOM!!" And let my friends know that Santa Claus made a visit to my house and left 50K smile Then I would have $50,000 which I would invest. I would ask myself what are the most important things I need the most for myself, and for my family, now and in the long term. After that, I would buy some gifts for my family, which would make them really happy.

      By the way, SakinaNasir53, can you share your views as well? What would you do with the 50k? smile

  2. Gina Welds-Hulse profile image92
    Gina Welds-Hulseposted 4 years ago

    I have always said that I would help my church to pay off their mortgage.  After that, it's time to travel. :-)

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Aww! That's so sweet! smile

  3. Sanket Chavan profile image60
    Sanket Chavanposted 4 years ago

    I will give the money to my girlfriend and say "Spend it."

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! ☺

  4. FitnezzJim profile image84
    FitnezzJimposted 4 years ago

    First, pay the taxes on it, then make a payment or three on the mortgage.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice! smile Thanks for answering!

    2. profile image0
      mts1098posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      this was my first thought also...but...

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        No problem! smile Thanks for answering mts1098.

  5. DrMark1961 profile image98
    DrMark1961posted 4 years ago

    As the human population grows, we are losing more and more of our native trees, the Atlantic Rain Forest. If someone gave me $50,000 I could buy about 80 hectares of virgin land. We still have a lot of Capuchin monkeys but since so many people are planting cocoa trees in the jungle the monkeys have less to eat, and I would also plant more fruit trees in the forest.
    Our sloths eat leaves and our marmosets eat bugs. We still have lots of them.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! I am so glad you care so much about the ecosystem. Dr.Mark, I hope some day you could do this for real. smile

  6. KsenijaZ profile image92
    KsenijaZposted 4 years ago

    I would buy some land, a plot. Built a small house for my family. And have a big garden, so that we can be self-sufficient. I would find that land near some forest, so that my kids can spend ours climbing on trees, building houses from wood, running, just being wild wink

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Aww! That's so nice! Thanks for answering. smile

    2. Sanket Chavan profile image60
      Sanket Chavanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      KsenijaZ if you did that your kids would learn to cope with life in a much better way than the urban kids, nature has that sort of effect, doesn't it?

      1. KsenijaZ profile image92
        KsenijaZposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Sure does. Mostly I want them to freely explore, learn, live, get some new experiences, get in touch with nature, respect it. Be free, be dirty, be happy smile

        1. Sanket Chavan profile image60
          Sanket Chavanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          'Be free, be dirty' I thought moms like you are a myth but looks like I was wrong.

  7. Fikis25 profile image60
    Fikis25posted 4 years ago

    I would say I pay my family's house mortgage and find some ways to invest the money.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice answer. Thanks for sharing! smile

  8. chef-de-jour profile image98
    chef-de-jourposted 4 years ago

    First thing I'd do is turn over in my bed, try and get some more sleep, knowing that all this 'you've won $50000' was all just a dream. A good bad dream.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hahah! Smart! smile

  9. Chriswillman90 profile image97
    Chriswillman90posted 4 years ago

    I hate being selfish but I would have to pay off remaining loans and bills, put some into savings, and then the rest I'd use to give back to family and friends. I'd probably leave a little for myself and try to give back to charity as best as I could.

    You would think 50K is a lot of money (and it is) but I think most would be surprised how fast it would go once you start putting it to use.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yep! That's true. Nice answer Chriswillman. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. smile

  10. Monali Tanna profile image58
    Monali Tannaposted 4 years ago

    I would by a penthouse in posh area

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice! Thanks for answering Monali! smile

  11. clivewilliams profile image85
    clivewilliamsposted 4 years ago

    Build a chocolate factory and use children as the main ingredient

    1. FitnezzJim profile image84
      FitnezzJimposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's funny.

    2. NateB11 profile image92
      NateB11posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Lol

  12. profile image85
    Mills Pposted 4 years ago

    I'd seek advice on how to use it, and make sure I fulfilled any tax burden. There are things I could do and things I should do, and since I don't even make $50,000 in a year, I'd want to know how to do right by myself and others.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice answer Mills P. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. smile

  13. Rafini profile image81
    Rafiniposted 4 years ago

    I would panic, wondering who I would be able to trust for me to tell the truth to.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      So true Rafini. Thanks for answering! smile

  14. Kiran Shoor profile image61
    Kiran Shoorposted 4 years ago

    Wow! As this is a huge amount that I never think before. If I get, I will spend some amount to buy all luxuries of my family which I am not having before. Some amount will be reserved for charity for poors. Some money will be utilized for work of my site lookshavers.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice answer Kiran. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. smile

      1. Kiran Shoor profile image61
        Kiran Shoorposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Welcome

  15. Suzie Suttles profile image71
    Suzie Suttlesposted 4 years ago

    I would donate $10,000 of that money to organizations that are near and dear to my heart, I would pay off all of my debt which may be another $10,000, put $10,000 down on a home for me and my two children so that we can stop living in a hotel, I would put $10,000 into a savings account and the remaining $10,000 I would treat my entire family to a paid vacation on me.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's so well put. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Suzie! smile

  16. kanakeak profile image60
    kanakeakposted 4 years ago

    As these a big amount of money, I will made an work station for me and will put around $20000 in some profitable business and will hire 3-4 experts to safeguard this process.

    About donations : ( because everyone else mention it)

    Yes I will obviously do these too. I will donate 50% of my profit after paying all the taxes.

    big_smile

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice. Thanks for sharing your thoughts kanakeak! smile

  17. Jack2205 profile image71
    Jack2205posted 4 years ago

    First I would invest it to make more money and then I would use it all to help the hungry and homeless people.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I hope you can fulfil this some day Jack. Thanks for answering. smile

  18. Nell Rose profile image89
    Nell Roseposted 4 years ago

    I would go round the world, save some, give some more to my family, and then buy a new car. Anything left which should be quite a lot, I would give to various charities.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Nell. Nice answer! Thanks for sharing your thoughts. smile

  19. profile image0
    mts1098posted 4 years ago

    I would max out all my retirement funds then pay all my bills for 1 year...

  20. dohn121 profile image81
    dohn121posted 4 years ago

    I would pay off my car, my student loans, and my credit cards.  I would then pay back my parents and have just enough to put into my niece and nephew's mutual fund.  And then I will finally be happy big_smile

  21. Annette Roussey profile image72
    Annette Rousseyposted 4 years ago

    I would pay for my husbands retirement from the post office. He has worked in every kind of weather and suffered broken bones delivering to so many people that don't care what he goes through to get the mail there. He's kept going so my children and myself could have all we need.
    If there was anything left I would help my extended family and friends.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's so sweet! Thanks for answering. smile

      1. Annette Roussey profile image72
        Annette Rousseyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        You're welcome

  22. Kyle Atwood profile image94
    Kyle Atwoodposted 4 years ago

    Invest in Lima beans and cardboard boxes, save 25% (for anything under the sun), and put money down on a house. Then, whatever is left, I'd certainly donate to a charity named Equal Rights Foundation that is focused on providing housing, education, careers, and necessities for the less fortunate. Whatever return I make from my investments will be split in half, one half going towards my children's futures and further investments, and the other going to other charities like ERF. This is all assuming things go according to plan like my house doesn't burn down or anything like that!

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! I hope you can fulfil this some day. Thanks for answering! smile

  23. Wikipedia profile image71
    Wikipediaposted 4 years ago

    I'm long overdue for a holiday.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice answer. Thanks for sharing! smile

  24. Grant's World profile image83
    Grant's Worldposted 4 years ago

    I would pay off some of my mortgage. It would help with the monthly payments when it comes time to remortgage again. I plan on helping others once I am retired. While I am able to still work I help my family.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! Nice answer. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Grant's World. smile

  25. Suit n Tie profile image75
    Suit n Tieposted 4 years ago

    I'd spend it on a $50,000 bottle of wine.

    1. T. von Monocle profile image68
      T. von Monocleposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'd throw one hell of a party.

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
        SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Nice. smile

    2. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!

  26. VationSays profile image80
    VationSaysposted 4 years ago

    Wake up.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Haha!

  27. centfie profile image95
    centfieposted 4 years ago

    I would keep living as I am so that no one will notice. Meanwhile I would invest in real estate. In my country $50,000 is close to 5million local currency.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's nice. Thank you for answering. smile

  28. latelierdemisso profile image60
    latelierdemissoposted 4 years ago

    you speak arabic

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image96
      SakinaNasir53posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, a bit. smile

     
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