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How many Millions would set you for life?

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Where in the Us can you get 117 acres for 375k $? Genuinely curious, sounds like my plan but much cheaper.

 

I'd say somewhere between 5-10 million €/ 7 - 12 million $.

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    Where in the Us can you get 117 acres for 375k $? Genuinely curious, sounds like my plan but much cheaper.

     

    I'd say somewhere between 5-10 million €/ 7 - 12 million $.

    In one of the Tumble-Weed States.

    People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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      In one of the Tumble-Weed States.

      lol in that case I'm out, arid climates aren't for me.

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        Where in the Us can you get 117 acres for 375k $? Genuinely curious, sounds like my plan but much cheaper.

         

        I'd say somewhere between 5-10 million €/ 7 - 12 million $.

        http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/19045744/Miller-Poweshiek-Pasture125-acres-in-Poweshiek-County-New-Sharon-IA/

         This is in New Sharon Iowa....125 acres- $375 K

        http://www.loopnet.com/Oklahoma/Henryetta-Commercial-Real-Estate/

        Morris, Oklahoma...182 acres---$375K

        Henryetta, OK    125 acres--- $275 K

        http://www.landsofmaine.com/maine/land-for-sale/750-acres-in-Penobscot-County-Maine/id/1606382

        Penobcot County Maine...750 Acres--$299,250.00

        http://www.landsofmaine.com/maine/land-for-sale/138-acres-in-Penobscot-County-Maine/id/1637599
         
        3 Bd 2 Ba  with 138 acres----$236,500.00...about 60-90  minutes north of Bangor

        Not a real estate agent or promoting anything....Just sharing the wealth of land for at/under $375K  Thumbs Up

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          http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/19045744/Miller-Poweshiek-Pasture125-acres-in-Poweshiek-County-New-Sharon-IA/

           This is in New Sharon Iowa....125 acres- $375 K

          http://www.loopnet.com/Oklahoma/Henryetta-Commercial-Real-Estate/

          Morris, Oklahoma...182 acres---$375K

          Henryetta, OK    125 acres--- $275 K

          http://www.landsofmaine.com/maine/land-for-sale/750-acres-in-Penobscot-County-Maine/id/1606382

          Penobcot County Maine...750 Acres--$299,250.00

          http://www.landsofmaine.com/maine/land-for-sale/138-acres-in-Penobscot-County-Maine/id/1637599
           
          3 Bd 2 Ba  with 138 acres----$236,500.00...about 60-90  minutes north of Bangor

          Not a real estate agent or promoting anything....Just sharing the wealth of land for at/under $375K  Thumbs Up

          Thanks, I'll pass on the ones "in the middle" (no offense") but the ones on offer in Maine are interesting.

          I'd be looking at California, Washington or Oregon though.

          I'll keep an eye on that for my "What to buy after I hit the Jackpot"-list. Cool

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            Thanks, I'll pass on the ones "in the middle" (no offense") but the ones on offer in Maine are interesting.

            I'd be looking at California, Washington or Oregon though.

            I'll keep an eye on that for my "What to buy after I hit the Jackpot"-list. Cool

            California, Washington, and Oregon are the absolute last places in the US (well, NYC also) that I would move to if I won a jackpot.

            I'm kinda scoping properties in the Texas hill country just for giggles. And in case fate falls in my favor. My thinking is to get away from big cities and big populations but get to a little warmer climate. In north Texas we just got nailed with a couple weeks of ice and sleet and snow.

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              California, Washington, and Oregon are the absolute last places in the US (well, NYC also) that I would move to if I won a jackpot.

              I'm kinda scoping properties in the Texas hill country just for giggles. And in case fate falls in my favor. My thinking is to get away from big cities and big populations but get to a little warmer climate. In north Texas we just got nailed with a couple weeks of ice and sleet and snow.

              Well that's just peachy buckeye- l am not moving to any State where l can't see the Ocean in 30 mins.BTW Washington State is Senior State Friendly, you are getting up in years ain't you, well if not now- think Future. 

              People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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                one would do it for me...

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                  (Use a debit card, not a credit card)

                  (You don't have to be resident in Massachusetts)

                   

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                  This would do nicely, thank you, I'm not greedy!

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                    $25 million would tie me over pretty nicely. But $200 thousand would turn my life around fairly well too.

                    I need $350K to turn my life around fairly well. 

                    To be "comfortable"?  I guess $100K per year for living expenses and $75K for fun stuff would make me extremely "comfortable" so however much I'd need to invest to get $175K per year in after-tax returns would do very nicely.   I'm thinking that would be around 6 million?  I'm pretty sure you can invest in one of the tax-free thingys at 3%, that would get you $180K spendable every year. 

                    But I'd be happy with "comfortable enough" -- don't feel the need to clip 50 cent coupons, able to have dry aged steaks and a $50 bottle of wine every weekend, cable TV with all the pay channels I want, cleaning and landscaping every week, a new car every 5 years, a couple nice vacations per year.  For that I'd only need $75K per year after taxes.

                    Interesting to read thru this thread to see how everyone's idea of "comfortable" differs.  Some of the amounts boggle my mind at what people intend to spend money on to be comfortable.

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                      Some lucky person from Oklahoma won $5 MILLION in last night's mega millions drawing. That is a life changing amount, even after taxes. Kudos to them for paying the extra buck for the Megaplier! Yes Nod

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                        Bare minimum, I would say 3 million 500k for fun, new car, house etc. The other 2.5 mill invest at 6% get  150k a year. Put myself  on a budget of 100k. Roll rest back in investment pool.

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                          I'm surprised at the numbers I'm seeing here. I've (presumably) got many years ahead of me, and my calculations put the number lower than most of the ones in this thread by at least a full order of magnitude.

                          $1M would not be enough to retire on at my age. Simple fact.

                          $2M would be enough to maintain my current standard of living, assuming my investments at least keep up with inflation.

                          $3M would be comfortable.

                          Anything more than that is gravy.

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                            I'm surprised at the numbers I'm seeing here. I've (presumably) got many years ahead of me, and my calculations put the number lower than most of the ones in this thread by at least a full order of magnitude.

                            $1M would not be enough to retire on at my age. Simple fact.

                            $2M would be enough to maintain my current standard of living, assuming my investments at least keep up with inflation.

                            $3M would be comfortable.

                            Anything more than that is gravy.

                            Why are you surprised at the numbers Murgatroyd- everyone is throwing in the Gravy.

                            People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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                              I'm surprised at the numbers I'm seeing here. I've (presumably) got many years ahead of me, and my calculations put the number lower than most of the ones in this thread by at least a full order of magnitude.

                              $1M would not be enough to retire on at my age. Simple fact.

                              $2M would be enough to maintain my current standard of living, assuming my investments at least keep up with inflation.

                              $3M would be comfortable.

                              Anything more than that is gravy.

                              You won't need to spend much time here to find that there are a lot of candidates to be the poster child for the "Lottery is for people who are bad at math" campaign. As in the thread about back to back numbers, there are a lot of people who think it's unlikely to see relatively commonplace things more than once a year, while thinking there's a good chance that their combination will be the winner.

                              Have you encountered any of the clowns who think a state that sells a couple of hundred thousand tickets for each drawing should produce winners as often as the states that routinely sell several million?