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First, I would set up a trust for our son, then I would give some to my relatives - especially those who have lived "lean" for many years. Then, with whatever is left, I would invest in an in-ground pool & hire someone to repaint the whole interior of our home and install new flooring. I sure hope that "windfall" is a BIG one! Ha ha ha!

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I would pretend I was Uncle Scrooge and fill my basement with money and roll around and swim in it!  🎩🤑💰💵💴💷💶💸💎

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I would get a really nice RV, self- contained, and travel from one state to another. 

In each state, I would volunteer at various animal rescue organizations, for about a month or so at least, depending on their needs.

Then, as I would leave, I'd cut each organization a very large check....to help them out until I come back around!!!!

 

 

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I would buy land for my family.  If there is any money left I would donate to various charities.

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What kind of lottery ticket that that person have that he could sit on it for almost a year? Most power balls and other lottery tickets expire in 180 days.  I tell my kids if I did win a large amount I would first get a facelift and a financial advisor. Then I would disappear from my shady family. 

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I would repair the damage done to the outside of my home by my sprinkler system, and then get it painted.

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I would love to buy a new home for my two daughters and their families, so they wouldn't have to struggle so much.  Also start a college tuition fund for our grandchildren.  Help with a building fund at our church.  If any is left over, remodel our home so make it more "age accessible " so my husband and I can remain in our home as we age, and add a master bathroom to our bedroom.  

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Get the entire family tree out of debt.

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It's all in how large the windfall is. But first priority is paying off all debt. If there is anything left, I would invest in making the rest of my life financially secure. From there, I will determine if there is room for any self-indulgence; if not, that's fine, especially if I can accomplish step one.

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@Kath68144 wrote:

I would pay off ALL of our bills, build a home and buy the necessary vehicles.  I would also give some money to immediate family members, as well as donate to a variety of charities.  Somewhere along the line, I'd take a trip to Ireland.


I hope you take your trip even if you don't come into a windfall

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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