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Do you think that financial security would make YOU happier?

Topic closed. 32 replies. Last post 4 years ago by rcbbuckeye.

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Posted: March 3, 2014, 8:24 pm - IP Logged

my gramma always lived ,it's not what you get it's what you give,She died a very happy ,well respected ,and loving person.She didn't have lots of money ,but always was ready to help ,  she lived a great life.A favorite saying of hers  "the only sercurity you"ll ever need is right between your ears "

US FlagIf it takes money to be happy , your search for happiness will never end .

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    Posted: March 3, 2014, 8:26 pm - IP Logged


    Play to win!

      Jani Norman's avatar - fiftyways
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      Posted: March 3, 2014, 9:01 pm - IP Logged

      24"Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."


      We read everyday about the problems of the rich, I would just like to be comfortable, not owing anybody.



      There is always someone out there worse off then we are..........

      "I am what I am by the grace of God."



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        Posted: March 3, 2014, 9:52 pm - IP Logged

        plus after 2008 is there really anything as financial security?

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          Posted: March 3, 2014, 9:54 pm - IP Logged

          I agree Jani ! Its the love of money thats evil, not the money itself. You cant take it with you when you go.

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          It's what makes America great again : )

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            Posted: March 3, 2014, 10:44 pm - IP Logged

            Having a lotto win like a jackpot sure would make me happy very much!-weshar75

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              mediabrat's avatar - 18z0typ
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              Posted: March 3, 2014, 11:10 pm - IP Logged

              Money doesn't buy you happiness... but it sure helps!

              I don't think there's anyone here who's claiming that financial security would make them completely happy.  If they are, they're fooling themselves.  However, no longer needing to worry about money ought to be good for something.  Sure, I think financial security would make me happier than I am currently.  I hereby volunteer to win a multi-million dollar jackpot and find out!  Banana



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                Posted: March 4, 2014, 9:02 am - IP Logged

                 For me I think it would. I mean Im happy now but all my problems that I have now can be tied to lack of funds and or no time for certain things. Winning the lottery would definately make me a happier person, Im sure my blood pressure would go down and Id have way more "me" time. So do you think having financial security would make you happier? If no why not

                Hi Shelby Mustang,

                I agree with your post. Even in many marriages I'm sure that lack of money is a big issue. Having financial security was one of the reasons for my playing the lottery in the first place. There is something freeing about not being tied down to a job and being able to take control of your life and how you choose to live it without the constraints of worrying about paying the bills.

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                  Posted: March 4, 2014, 11:26 am - IP Logged

                  Is this a question or a statement. Blue Thinking

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                    Posted: March 4, 2014, 11:39 am - IP Logged

                    I play the lottery every other day, I was curious do people ever play number's and not worry if they lose out on money ? Or do they stress over it like I have. I want to take a more laid back approach to buying ticket's..


                    Hoping to win here in Canada, so I can travel away from the cold.Dance


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                      Posted: March 4, 2014, 11:53 am - IP Logged

                      Yes, I have played my own numbers and quick picks for over 17 years and yes I stress over my numbers not coming out all the time.  Part of the stress is me believing that the lotteries are not totally true random number picking.  I also feel that the lottery looks for the least played number sets and it is stressful trying to create a least played number set.

                        Astekblue's avatar - Tarlor
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                        Posted: March 4, 2014, 11:58 am - IP Logged

                        Matthew 6:24

                        “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money."

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                        And  I  would  add   ,  that  if  you  got   your  Health  ,  you  have  already  hit  the  lottery


                        Count   your   Blessings ......... One  by  One

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                          Posted: March 4, 2014, 3:32 pm - IP Logged

                          Is this a question or a statement. Blue Thinking

                          both...... and neither at the same time

                            Drenick1's avatar - villiarna
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                            Posted: March 4, 2014, 5:44 pm - IP Logged

                             as its been said a many times b4 here @ the LP :

                            if your happy b4 the big win you'll be more so and if your not b4 then you'll wind up more so

                            I Agree!

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                              Posted: March 5, 2014, 3:39 am - IP Logged

                              I really do think so. I have student loan debt and right now hitting the lottery for 100,000 was be so nice. I mean I could start a whole new life. Money is suppose to be a currency but for some it food, water, clothes and shelter. I hate when people say money can't bring you happiness .....I all ways wondered, then what do I need it for? Because it sure can bring you sadness and pain. Just sayin!