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If you were to suddenly get a sum of $10M, would you take it or leave it?


Some people will be quick to say that they would easily accept a large sum of money without giving it a second thought. I am not sure that I would accept it, mainly because of fear of change. What would I do with all that money after living a humble peaceful life with my wife and children over the years. Of course, I would love to retire and not have to work ever again, but I am very much aware that sudden wealth might bring its fare share of problems. How would this change my life, my wife, my kids and everyone else around me? Will I be the same or will the money change me?

 

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Tom Ware (Tusitala Tom) says

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    earnforlife 4 years ago

    You have a selfless heart Tusitala, and your answer makes perfect sense. Maybe accepting the money and using it help others would be better than not accepting it at all.

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    earnforlife 4 years ago

    Thanks for sharing cat. I do prefer to live a comfortable, humble life as well. The sum would surely benefit the family for generations...maybe.

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    earnforlife 4 years ago

    LOL! I love your spirit Borsia. Its so interesting to hear all the different things that ppl would do with a large sum of money. I guess we all have 1 life to live. Maybe we should just make the best of it.