A lot of us dream that we’re millionaires, and that we have more money than we know what to do with. But what would you do if you won millions?
Take a vacation?
I recently read that lottery advisors tell winners to go on vacation soon after they’ve discovered they’ve won the lottery. This is because they think that getting away will help the winners to process what has happened. Apparently going on vacation will give you time to think about your winnings, and help you to understand that your life could have changed dramatically.
If you have won millions, it would be a lot easier to go on vacation, and practically travel the world. I’m not sure my first plans would be to travel the world, but they would be high up on my list of priorities.
Buy a house?
There’s no doubt about it that if I won the lottery, I would buy a house. It would have no more than 4 bedrooms, but it would have a large garden. This is one of the first things that I would do with the money, and yes, I’d pay for it in cash.
Hire a personal trainer?
Many people who have come into money, often hire a personal trainer to help them get into shape. Others hire a life coach, a herbal consultant, and some even hire a butler. I’m not sure which of those I would do, I’d probably just buy some new exercise equipment. It would be tempting to hire a butler, for those time when I really want a cup of tea or coffee, but cannot be bothered to go and get one.
Look after loved ones?
Most people who win the lottery look after their loved ones, and I’d like to think that I would do the same. I’d pay off my parents’ mortgage, buy my younger brother a house, my older brother and his family and house, and I’d do the same for my in-laws too.
Give up work?
Some people give up work when they win millions, but not everyone does. We’ve all heard about people who stick to their day time jobs despite having millions in the bank. I’m honestly not sure what I would do, as the idea of giving up work seems good, but then again, I like my job, and I would miss it. I think I would also struggle to fill my day, but maybe that’s what a lot of employed people think. Perhaps I would just work a little less at first, and then decide from there.
Donate to charity?
Most people make some sort of donation to charity when they find they have come into a lot of money. The trouble is that there are a lot of different charities out there, and it could be hard to choose between them. My advice is to think of a charity that is close to your heart, and choose that one.
We can all make plans and decide what we’re going to do in the event of a big win, but will we stick to those plans? We can all dream, but if and when we do win millions, we may decide to do something completely different.