Single Ma had a great post about what she would do if money were no object. Others have chimed in, including a very funny post from Make Love Not Debt that still has me smiling. The latest (that I know of) is JLP of AllFinancialMatters. He brought up a great point that it would be great to give money away anonymously.
Here’s what I would do:
1.) Pay off my debt (no real surprise there).
2.) Buy my dream home on the Lake for less than $300K (unfortunately, the sale is pending so I am a little late).
3.) Give to my family to help them financially and give them money to visit me at least once a year at my dream home on the lake.
4.) Buy between 40-160 acres so I can have the opportunity to make a log home from scratch. It will serve as my guest house when my family comes and visits me once a year.
5.) Probably the most frivalous thing – I’d buy a monster truck. I’d drive in all of the local parades and throw out tons of candy to all of the kids. After the parades, I would let the kids go for free rides and check out my truck.
6.) I would donate money and give to the local humane society and a few other local organizations.
7.) Last but not least, I would buy a guitar. I’ve had a few through the years, but I’ve had to turn around and sell them when money was tight. It would be awesome to play in a band again.
And that’s what I would do if money were no object 🙂