Payout of $23,801.82 for the month!!!

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  1. Origin profile image61
    Originposted 13 years ago

    Let's say for example, you view your Google and/or Affiliates and your total was $23,801.82, what would you do with the money? Buy a new car, pay off loans, give it all to Origin, what?


    1. efeyas profile image77
      efeyasposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Why is that what your payoff was for the month???? smile)

      1. Origin profile image61
        Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        I did get a payout, but that's not it. I was just wondering what people would do if they saw that much money coming to them in a single month. big_smile

        1. efeyas profile image77
          efeyasposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Ohhhh! Heck yeah I would take a nice long vaca, maybe pu the front deck on the house that I have been dreaming about for years now! Hmmm...And probably buy a bunch of lottos hopin to strike it big!

          1. Origin profile image61
            Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this

            Nice!! I wouldn't spend the whole thing on the lottery, you may end up losing it all. big_smile

    2. profile image52
      jg156301posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      $23,000+ in a month? thats alot of money. i  could buy alaska if i saved up for a few years!

  2. thooghun profile image93
    thooghunposted 13 years ago

    Catchy title, it looks like I -- and many others will fall prey to it smile

    On the subject itself: I would definately reinvest them on my writing career. Ads, inclusions...

    hold on.

    I'd get my teeth whitened first. With all the nicotine and coffee I'm beginning to feel very stereotypically British lately.

    1. Origin profile image61
      Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Haha, I'm sneaky sneaky big_smile

  3. Greek One profile image64
    Greek Oneposted 13 years ago

    i would spread the money to other Hubbers sho have been here at least over 9 months and who have 2 word nic names...

    1. Origin profile image61
      Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this


      What about the single word people with 3 months under their belts? Do we get any kickbacks? big_smile

      1. Greek One profile image64
        Greek Oneposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        that would only be fair

    2. katiem2 profile image60
      katiem2posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Mines Katie Did, go ahead Greek One feel free to call me Katie Did from this point out... smile

      1. Greek One profile image64
        Greek Oneposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Katie did whom?  tongue

    3. andromida profile image58
      andromidaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      What about hubbers with one-word nics? smile

  4. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 13 years ago

    I would give it all to Origin, of course!

    1. Origin profile image61
      Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Good answer!! I can pay off my college loans then! big_smile

  5. Dobson profile image79
    Dobsonposted 13 years ago

    I would make sure that was going to be a continuing trend, then I would relocate to a beach and write for a living from besode the pool!

    1. Origin profile image61
      Originposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I would be doing the same thing, except I would swap the pool for an ocean.

      1. pisean282311 profile image65
        pisean282311posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        i would hire writers to write on my behalf lol

      2. profile image0
        ryankettposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Why not a pool AND an ocean?

  6. Research Analyst profile image76
    Research Analystposted 13 years ago

    I would take the money and invest it in real estate, maybe start my own investment group and we would buy up all the fixer upper brownstones in new york.

  7. raisingme profile image80
    raisingmeposted 13 years ago

    I would kick some of it back to the hubbers that have contributed to my success, get my teeth fixed, re invest in what I love to do and set up an environment where I could coach teens and young adults in order to set them up for their attaining their needs and wants, dreams and goals for their lives and the living of it.

    Oh, and I would have some FUN and I would be able to contribute more to my own family!

  8. Whitney05 profile image85
    Whitney05posted 13 years ago

    I would pay off my car... The payoff is like $25something or another. That would definitely have my car paid off quick.

    Well, I take that back. I would put half on my car and put the other half in savings. That would pay about half of my car off and then be a nice replacement in my savings for the down payment that I put on my car a few months ago.

    1. Aficionada profile image84
      Aficionadaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Off Topic:

      W-05, You have so many Hubs, that I haven't searched through them all - may run a search later. Anyway, I'm interested in info about APBT's.  My daughter and son-in-law recently got one. I'd like to know more about the breed and perhaps send them a link, if you have any articles they might like to read.

  9. TheWicklessCandle profile image59
    TheWicklessCandleposted 13 years ago

    If you're out of debt, save it. If you have a good enough emergenct fund, invest it. Spending money when money can make you money is ludicrous.

  10. thranax profile image74
    thranaxposted 13 years ago

    Yup, I was baited into this topic thinking you achieved that.


  11. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 13 years ago

    Save it to buy HP IPO stock.

  12. Misha profile image64
    Mishaposted 13 years ago

    I'll decide when I get there. Planning to do this before the end of this year smile

  13. drej2522 profile image69
    drej2522posted 13 years ago

    Everyone pretty much stole my answer, but yeah...I would throw it all into a writing career and live on the beach! Sounds like paradise to me!

  14. Ultimate Hubber profile image68
    Ultimate Hubberposted 13 years ago

    I think I would invest most of it in my internet career(websites etc.)

  15. itech profile image69
    itechposted 13 years ago

    I will spend it in the promotion of my newly created website for open use.
    What does that dot mark(.82) doing in $23,801.82

    1. Aficionada profile image84
      Aficionadaposted 12 years agoin reply to this


      the dot is to indicate cents in American money.  "$23,801.82" is read as "twenty-three thousand, eight hundred and one dollars and eighty-two cents."  By the way, a lot of us almost believed that the poster was telling about an actual payout.  She was being hypothetical!

      1. Misha profile image64
        Mishaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        I know for sure it's "he". Shhh, don't tell anybody wink

        1. Aficionada profile image84
          Aficionadaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, the embarrassment. neutral

          I actually first wrote "He," changed it to "S/he," then decided that the turtleneck style of the shirt in his avatar looked more like what I might expect for a woman.  If only I had first checked out his Hub titles...........I might still be waffling!

          Thanks for the clarification. (I won't tell unless someone asks.)

  16. profile image0
    ryankettposted 13 years ago

    And my answer is..... pay a lot of damn tax!

  17. Spacey Gracey profile image40
    Spacey Graceyposted 12 years ago

    I'd wait for a few more checks like that to roll in, pay off the mortgage, buy the bigger property I want with an annex attach and start mum+baby foster placements - that's my dream, its just gonna take me a while to get there smile

  18. Origin profile image61
    Originposted 12 years ago

    Lot's of good answers! big_smile

  19. Smart Rookie profile image59
    Smart Rookieposted 12 years ago

    Almost 24K in a month? I'd spend a bit just for "live for today" extravagance, buy some nice stuff for my family and friends and maybe throw a party and make sure everyone had an outstanding time. Whatever I spend on this, an equal amount goes to charity.

    The rest of it goes into savings and I get back to work with a giddy smile on my face.

    1. Ricky Covit profile image57
      Ricky Covitposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Wow I am now in India for a few years and that much amount of money is a years worth of salary. Just imagine. But yes you are correct it is better to spend wisely and that will mean spending something now and rest save it for retirement years;-)

      1. wychic profile image81
        wychicposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        I'm in the US and that's still well over what I make in a year! big_smile

  20. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 12 years ago

    I would take the money, and go to school to learn how in the heck to do all of this online stuff,

    But then, if I'd already earned THAT much money, then I must've already learned it all, right?

    Is that what you call a paradox??? big_smile


  21. wychic profile image81
    wychicposted 12 years ago

    Referring to earlier kickback qualifications...what about single-word names that have been here over two years? Sounds fair!

    I was going to say that I would throw it straight into our house savings account, but that's actually 20% down on the 35 acres outside of town we've been eyeing, so I'd be off to the bank to talk to them. Of course, subsequent payouts of similar size would be awesome so we could develop the land into a home place that much faster, but still smile.

  22. wyanjen profile image72
    wyanjenposted 12 years ago

    Invest in coffee.

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image76
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      here here !!!!

  23. profile image0
    Tilecleaninghubposted 12 years ago

    This is really lame.  It is just like saying what if you win the lottery.  You spend all day dreaming about getting free money instead of actually doing some work to get money.

    1. wychic profile image81
      wychicposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, except that for many people $11 million or something is a very uncomfortable amount and they wouldn't have any clue what to do with it, while just under $24K is easily conceivable for a lot of people and not enough to affect a complete lifestyle change. That said, I agree with you, I need to get back to work tongue.

    2. TamCor profile image81
      TamCorposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Awww, you're no fun! lol

      Sometimes you just have to sit back and enjoy life, and dream a little...

  24. LeanMan profile image82
    LeanManposted 12 years ago

    Retire from work if that was every month....

    Otherwise.. build a swimming pool...

  25. profile image0
    ryankettposted 12 years ago

    None of you seem to appreciated the need to pay a large amount of tax on this sum?

    If you earnt this each month in the UK, you could expect most of it to be taxed at 40%, with some of it taxed at 50%!!

    How much of this would be taken in tax in the US?

    1. dcladesigns profile image59
      dcladesignsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      It would be taxed based on whatever income bracket it put you into at the end of the year. So 24k*12+(whatever normal income you may have). Probably close to 40-45% if you were to look at the charts. Even a net pay of 14k a month would be nice.

    2. emievil profile image66
      emievilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Here in my country, that amount is like 1 million, which will be, more or less, taxed at 32%.

      Have to agree with dcladesigns, 680k is still very nice.

      Answer to the OP, save up to buy a house and lot.

    3. Len Cannon profile image89
      Len Cannonposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Uh, I'd deal with it.

  26. Kangaroo_Jase profile image76
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 12 years ago

    Origin, you been spying my account????? that is exactly what I got last month......


    oh damn.....*kicks nearby bucket which is just handy being in his computer room*

    wrong reality....... I didn't earn that amount sad

    SERIOUSLY though, I would be providing most of it to my family and siblings and those I care dearly, there doing it tough, so I would help out all that I can.

  27. borge_009 profile image70
    borge_009posted 12 years ago

    Maybe save it for my family's future,  my future sons and daughters and for my wife.

  28. salt profile image60
    saltposted 12 years ago

    Id be jumping for joy first.

  29. Eric Graudins profile image61
    Eric Graudinsposted 12 years ago

    Only $23,801.82 ???

    I'd be wondering why it was such a slow month lol

  30. Flightkeeper profile image67
    Flightkeeperposted 12 years ago

    I probably wouldn't do anything with it except just put it in a bank for now. Then I'd look forward to next month's check.

  31. weeyo profile image60
    weeyoposted 12 years ago

    Pay off my debt!!!!

  32. torimari profile image69
    torimariposted 12 years ago

    Put it towards college for my Master's~whenever that happens.

  33. strutzas profile image61
    strutzasposted 12 years ago

    I'll share it in orphanage and save it for the future of my family.

  34. Derek D profile image61
    Derek Dposted 12 years ago

    I would reinvest it and build an empire that would dwarf Buffet and Gates lol

    All kidding aside, I would take my family on a well deserved vacation

  35. MrsKnowledge profile image58
    MrsKnowledgeposted 12 years ago

    Retire! Haha maybe not but probably invest like three-fourths of it and then take a small vacation and buy some new household appliances.

    1. MrsKnowledge profile image58
      MrsKnowledgeposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Wow I feel like an idiot. I write my post with out reading the one before it and then of course right as I post it I look and the one right above mine is almost exactly the same.

  36. talfonso profile image88
    talfonsoposted 12 years ago

    Pay my college loans and insurance - and pay for special theme park tickets if I earn a lot more than that!

  37. profile image36
    techno-hubposted 12 years ago

    I will donate half of money.

  38. rgarnett profile image75
    rgarnettposted 12 years ago

    Holy crap, that's a lot of money. I would clear up my debt and buy a new car.

  39. Paraglider profile image87
    Paragliderposted 12 years ago

    I'd buy a nice bottle of wine.

  40. earnestshub profile image85
    earnestshubposted 12 years ago

    I would bank it, and wait to see how much next months payout was, then I could decide where the cash flow would be used to make the best returns. smile
    If it was steady every month at over 23,000 I would sell my business, but continue to write. Probably just write car stuff and limericks. smile

  41. cocopreme profile image85
    cocopremeposted 12 years ago

    I'd quit my day job!

  42. profile image0
    Precious Williamsposted 12 years ago

    Sorry Origin, as much as I'd like to ... I would indulge my horrendous shoe habit - which I know is sad - but there you are.


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