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    I don't think it would make a huge difference to me personally. I'd probably give it to my parents to see if they'd want/need it, after that I'd probably consider charity unless there is something I really want. It'd make me a lot happier to see my parents be in a more financially sound position than to see myself in one tbh.
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    Nope. Earned double that + £4k annualised as a salesman at a phone shop when I was 17. Definitely isn't a 'lot' but it's nice cushion to lie on for emergency expenses.

    It won't get you a nice car or a deposit on a decent house.

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    I would consider putting that money on a very cheap property or living off it for a good few years and having less money worries. So yeah it's massive to me.
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    wouldn't really know what to do with it cos I like to think about what I'm gonna buy while I'm earning money, to just get it handed wouldn't be the same
    + it wouldn't last very long anyway
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    That's a whole lot of money. Cause you could get a nice car with money in my place!
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    (Original post by beautifulbigmacs)
    I would consider putting that money on a very cheap property or living off it for a good few years and having less money worries. So yeah it's massive to me.
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    10k would take me half the year to earn - so yep its a lot of money.
    But I know what you mean - you cant buy a lot with 10k
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    its a lot of money for a 16-year-old, but the real question is,
    is it really life-changing?
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    (Original post by the bear)
    it is my Mossad retainer to hang out on TSR each month ?
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    Mine comes from the RSPCA. :teehee:
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    :rofl:

    Mine comes from the RSPCA. :teehee:
    :five:

    Mazel Tov
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
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    Depends on your outgoings. Mine have always had to be small.
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    If I had £10000 tomorrow I would buy a car.
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    I'd probably invest it into something which makes it more, or use it towards opening a business.

    It depends on the mindset, of course I could blow it easily - anybody can!

    Personally, even if I was a millionaire, that'd be a lot of money still nonetheless...
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    (Original post by mathskillsme)
    Serious question; doing what?
    I'm at the sharp end of the construction industry. Heavy industrial construction (not your grandma's loft conversion!) Mega projects over $1 billion.

    I'm a Chartered Surveyor by profession and have a BSc(Hons) and an MSc in construction management and an LLb(Hons) in Law.

    I work in "generally" in Construction Management but I specialise in

    Contracts Management, (contract formation and administration)
    Construction Economics (mainly labour productivity analysis)
    Feasibility Studies,
    Construction estimating,
    Schedule impact analysis,
    Contractual Claims Preparation Defence,
    Arbitration/expert witness work.

    So basically I'm a glorified builder!
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    I was awarded £15,000 in compensation after I badly broke my ankle after being thrown from a taxi I was getting out of by a dangling aerial wire. I ended up sprawled out on the pavement but my leg was still inside the car. I felt my ankle "twist" and I knew i`d done something. Three weeks before Christmas with an 8 year old to look after on my own. I blew the whole lot in 12 months. I didn`t go anywhere; I spent it all online. Bought things I had always wanted. I don`t mean mad extravagant things like a huge diamond ring or anything,just things on Ebay and online stores. But if I had the same all over again today I would love to visit Paris again. Haven`t been since I lived there in 1988. Would also love to go back to Japan and Hong Kong. Although i`ve always wanted to see New York. But then again,what would be the really sensible thing to do with it is put the whole lot into my 19 year old son`s account that his aunt and uncle are keeping for him. Think there`s about 4 grand in it. I`d love him to be able to afford to buy his own place one day,and not have to rent his whole life like me. So while yes,10 thousand would be lovely right now,like the vast majority of people,i`d like more.!
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    (Original post by the bear)
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    Mazel Tov
    May your puppies and kittens be blissfully happy.
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    May your puppies and kittens be blissfully happy.
    i just drew a kitty on the other thread

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3897559
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    £10000 is potentially life changing if you invest it intelligently, like in a course or something.
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    Well that's about 1/10 of my student fees sorted!
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    Yes and no. It's a lot of money that I could better my life, buy nice things etc. but it wouldn't be enough for a deposit on a house or anything like that. I'd have to save it or invest it to make money on it.
 
 
 
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