Results for - Life-Changing Money

2,365 voters participated in this survey

1. The dangers of people receiving large sums of money through such means as winning a lottery or game show have been well documented. Do you think you'd be up to maintaining your sanity and fiscal well being were you to happen onto such a windfall?

Yes
67%
1,532 votes
Unsure
24%
555 votes
No
9%
213 votes

2. Were you to come into a fortune of at least $500,000 U.S., what strategy do you thin you'd take (after taxes, but that's a subject for another survey)?

Make (a) major purchase/s and leave the rest in the ban or at home
7%
158 votes
Pay off dent, and leave the rest...
10%
227 votes
Make investments that I hope would make more money
12%
265 votes
Put it in a bank &/or financial vehicle(s), such as an annuity, that would guarantee reliable income, even if by the interest a sum that large would draw
17%
383 votes
Depending on the size of the sum,. some of all the above
45%
1,029 votes
i'd rather not have the responsibility of having that much money
7%
153 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
85 votes

3. What, for you at your current age and circumstances, would be a sum of life that you believe could change your life, ideally permanently, for the rest of your earthly days?

$250, 000 minimally
16%
375 votes
$500, 000 minimally
17%
380 votes
$1,000,.000 minimally
17%
386 votes
$1,000,000+
16%
370 votes
The more the better?!
13%
296 votes
I've no idea
19%
426 votes
Again, I'd rather not be saddled with that kind of net worth.
3%
67 votes

4. It has been written (and for those unaware or curious, I'll mentions where in a comment) "Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it." Do you believe this to be true?

Yes
31%
720 votes
Unsure
45%
1,038 votes
No
18%
422 votes
Believe it? I've prive it to be true!
5%
120 votes
05/07/2022 Money 2365 54 By: jlrake
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