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If you won the Lottery what would you do? If you suddenly became rich, what would be the very first thing you would do with all of your new money? These are questions a lot of us probably ask ourselves. These aren't issues for the richest people in the world, but for us common-folk... we can dream, can't we? Of course we can. We're allowed to dream about paying off all of our debts. Buy a big new house. Maybe buying our parents a new house. Maybe investing our newfound wealth and helping families in need.

Anyway this is a list about what you think you would do if you won the lottery or if you out of nowhere became super wealthy. 

Don't see what you would do with all that cold hard cash on the list? add it! And while you're at it vote up your favorite things on the list (the things you'd be most likely to do if you were rich).
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Pay Debts Off is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Pay Debts Off

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1,241 180
Purchase a New House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Purchase a New House

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1,113 236
Travel, Travel, Travel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Travel, Travel, Travel

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896 402
Invest Most of It is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Invest Most of It

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1,095 214
Purchase a New Car is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Purchase a New Car

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1,071 255
Contact a Financial Manager is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Contact a Financial Manager

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1,091 84
Look out for Loved Ones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Takamasa Ishihara added Look out for Loved Ones

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1,019 275
Give to Charity is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Give to Charity

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791 340
Update My Wardrobe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Update My Wardrobe

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957 236
Create Trust Funds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Create Trust Funds

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872 449
Quit Your Job is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Quit Your Job

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918 260
Contact a Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Contact a Lawyer

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887 258
Contact An Accountant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Contact An Accountant

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649 476
Start a Business is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Start a Business

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663 463
Retire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Retire

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775 253
Help Families In Need is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Help Families In Need

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512 285
Change My Phone Number is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Edward William Pilling added Change My Phone Number

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478 507
Pay Off Friends Mortgages is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Pay Off Friends Mortgages

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404 557
Give It to the Kids is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Give It to the Kids

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344 594
Start a Foundation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Start a Foundation

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371 559
Build An Eco-Friendly Home is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Build An Eco-Friendly Home

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340 534
Seek Out a Health Advisor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Seek Out a Health Advisor

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147 89
Pay Difference Between Taxes T... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Pay Difference Between Taxes Taken Out and Owed

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250 683
Buy a Private Island is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Buy a Private Island

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264 609
Hire Security Guards is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Hire Security Guards

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135 117
Purchase a Second House is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Purchase a Second House

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107 113
Help at Risk Youth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Help at Risk Youth

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173 775
Prostitutes, Prostitutes, Pros... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Prostitutes, Prostitutes, Prostitutes

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122 181
Pay Tithe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Pay Tithe

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37 189
Drugs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?

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71 151
Invest Every Penny, Keep Worki... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Invest Every Penny, Keep Working for a Few Years

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49 54
Ask for It in Cash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
bigcraig added Ask for It in Cash

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70 402
Make a Movie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
lionelstevens1 added Make a Movie

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4 2
Invest in Green Energy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Invest in Green Energy

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3 2
Revenge on all my enemies. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Revenge on all my enemies.

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3 4
Buy and then
Siersha 2 added Buy and then "shutter" Twitter.

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2 4
Fur Coat Made of Dalmatian Pup... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Fur Coat Made of Dalmatian Puppies

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2 5
Become Dr Evil to get $1 milli... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Become Dr Evil to get $1 million more.....

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2 5
Bail out Flint, Michigan. Fix... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Bail out Flint, Michigan. Fix water supply for good.

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1 3
Get Kids into Ivy League is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Get Kids into Ivy League By generous donation if necessary.

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1 4
Pay for child's military defer... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Pay for child's military deferment in the upcoming Korean War.

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1 4
Fight Climate Change. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Fight Climate Change.

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1 4
Save Puerto Rico. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Save Puerto Rico.

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Buy 20 Steinway Grands. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Buy 20 Steinway Grands.

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Give Son Millions of Dollars S... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Give Son Millions of Dollars So He Can Become a "Self-Made Man"

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Have all the children of the w... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Have all the children of the world join hands and sing together in the spirit of harmony and peace.

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1 4
Hang With Richard Branson. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Hang With Richard Branson.

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1 4
Retire in New Zealand and Rais... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Retire in New Zealand and Raise Cats (Cat Ranching)

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1 5
Fund the entire ASPCA organiza... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Fund the entire ASPCA organization for at least 10 years.

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Adopt 30 children from India. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list What to Do with Instant Financial Wealth?
Siersha 2 added Adopt 30 children from India.