Lottery tickets?

Old 01-12-2016, 07:20 PM
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Anyone buy any tickets? Some of us at my school bought a bunch together this week. If you won, what would you do with some of the winnings? Fun to dream big!
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Old 01-12-2016, 07:33 PM
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truthfully, I only want a million, after taxes about 480,000.
I'd buy cars for my dh and son, pay off my house and take a vacation and bank the rst. I'm getting a red Jeep Cherokee. Oh, and get a Tajima professional emb machine.
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:23 PM
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That is smart spending and saving!!!
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:41 PM
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It allows you to dream for a while and everyone needs dreams.
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Old 01-12-2016, 09:12 PM
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Two tickets - my limit. I'd make sure my extended family was 'comfortable' for the rest of their lives, establish scholarships for grands, great grands, etc. This may sound like revenge, but it's not, one of my sibling's families would get only an allowance that literally leaves them just barely comfortable - because they would use 'extra' money to emotionally torture others. Their kids and grandkids could get the scholarships, though.

Donate to autism research, foster care, research into an inherited peripheral neuropathy called charcot-marie-toothe, which runs in my family, altzheimers and so on.

Having said all that, I will add that I feel I've won the lottery of life already; good parents, good family, great husband, wonderful kids, good education, good jobs, moderately good health, and, with some penny pinching here and there, a comfortable retirement.

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Old 01-12-2016, 09:28 PM
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Hubby buys them but its too much for me. I'd give tons away shrines, Marlo Thomas hospital, make a wish stuff like that I like to buy scratch off but keep winnings in envelope and use it to help pay LA fees.
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Old 01-13-2016, 12:42 AM
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I'd buy nephews a new car each and myself a small motorhome, big enough for me and fur babies to go travelling. Also would love to redecorate my cottage and add a conservatory. Rest would go into savings.
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Old 01-13-2016, 03:56 AM
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I do not buy lottery tickets but my hubby does and since we live in a community property state what's his is also mine. With my share, I would do things to make our life less stressful like pay off our bills, hire a weekly maid service and a lawn service, eat out more and just enjoy life in general. I would gift money to the church I grew up in and to family. After doing all that if anything was left, I would save it for that rainy day my Mom & Dad always talked about. LOL
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We don't buy them all that often but sometimes play "what if we won". Same things, pay off our bills, kids bills, college fund for grands. Charity of course. I have always wanted to have a grant program that pays for things that other programs don't. I would have a 501c3 and a board of my like minded friends. Sometimes it is just a few dollars that can make or break a program and there are no funding sources and donations can only go so far. Plus I would fund a lot of food banks because that is my charity of choice lately. People are hungry.
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I have 5 charity groups that I donate to on a regular basis, so I'd go big on them, then a new car for each of us and after that never worry about how much fabric I could buy at one time
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