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You look in your bank account and there is 50 billion... Your first move?

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posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:42 PM
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Buy every apartment in Trump Tower and hand the keys and deeds to Mexicans.




posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:45 PM
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a reply to: fusiondoe

$50 billion, huh? I'll just assume it's $50B after all taxes and fees lol. Since I check my accounts online, I'd probably 1st call the main offices to make sure it was legit. Then I'd go to the nearest branch and make sure everything was still legit. If so, I'd spend a few days to spread $49,950,000,000 of it among many different investment accounts (from mutual funds & annuities to large blocks of govt bonds from highly rated countries). This would help me diversify my risks and guarantee that I could maintain that wealth just from the interest & dividends.

Now that the boring stuff is out of the way, I'd ask that branch what the largest amount is that they can cash out in a single instance. I know that some banks will actually send you the money w/a Brinks truck if the amount is large enough. So let's assume I could withdraw $1 million in person and get another $49 million in cash delivered. (I'm starting with those relatively low amounts for a reason).

Out of that first $1 million, I'd put $50,000 aside for myself since I don't need a lot of money to travel/live/enjoy life. Then I'd pay off the debts of all of my immediate family members. If there was any money left over, I'd use the remaining money to do the same for close friends & friends of the family. If there was still money left from that first $1 million, it would be allocated equally to everyone I just mentioned. The point would be to "free" my loved ones & inner circles from the stress of debts.

Now for the $49 million delivered in cash. I'd have it delivered on maybe the 6th or 7th day. The reason for this delay is because I'd put out an emergency beacon to 490 of my extended family, trustworthy co-workers, semi-friends, high school & college friends, etc (this would include the people from the previous paragraph). I'd pay for their plane tickets and lodging, and rent out a convention center or the such. When everyone got there, I'd make it short and sweet. I'd tell them that I hit a lottery of sorts & had a grand plan to take over the world, muahahahaha! to set up a multinational empire. But the catch is that I'd need a lot of talented, professional, and loyal people to help me because I can't do it all by myself.

Then I'd make the offer of a $100,000 account over one year to anyone who joined with me. I'd lay out the plan and all of the job positions that I'd need filled. Some of that $100,000 would go towards company transportation, paid certification trainings, etc, while some would also go to fund any of their own entrepreneurship goals (with me being an investor). The goal would be to get all of the groundwork covered quickly and then start multiple small businesses, political action committees, lobbying firms, and a subsidiary for every one of my life goals (as in, small startups dedicated to ending global slavery, world hunger, renewable energy projects in African nations, etc). But the alternative goals would be to see who I could really trust & to help jump start the lives of the ones who'd answered my calls, even if they later abandoned me.

As the months passed & we opened small offices in various states & provinces, I'd start selecting the most trustworthy & ambitious members to join my personal secret society executive council. These members would slowly learn about the real extent of my wealth & the various other countries and industries that I'd been investing in since the first paragraph. They'd learn that my growing public empire of small businesses literally only represented 0.1% of my wealth, and that they were needed for a much bigger purpose: to become global powerbrokers in their own distinct fields.

As they proved their worth in their respective fields, I'd give them more & more financial backing. I'd pay their way into elite clubs and circles, so they could hobnob with the world's other powerbrokers. I'd even back their political ambitions, mainly just to raise their ability to influence their specific fields. And of course, most of the public wouldn't even know of me because I prefer simple clothes, simple foods, simple traveling, etc. And even if I was spotted in public w/one of powerful underlings, I'd probably just assume the role of a bag boy, personal masseuse, or something lame like that. mauahahaha!

TL;DR version:
I'd invest most of the money, then use $50 million to help friends, family, and trusted acquaintances from my past. I'd mainly be helping them jump start their careers, but I'd also back the ambitions of the ones who proved to be both loyal & competent. My end goal would be to have a close-knit network of powerful allies and underlings that would help me achieve my lofty global ambitions.

edit on 22-9-2017 by enlightenedservant because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:47 PM
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a reply to: fusiondoe


Epic International ATS members Party - Ol' Roman Style and King Momus Election.

edit on 22-9-2017 by Trueman because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:49 PM
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a reply to: enlightenedservant

Sweetie, I take it this is NOT the first time you've thought this through



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:49 PM
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Pay 25 billion in taxes? Just kidding.

I dont know, a lot of coc aine, hookers, and then call Putin up?



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:55 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

1st time ive ever starred ya!



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:55 PM
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Actually, thinking it over again, i'd buy up 50% of the entire cryptocurrency market and then laugh maniacally as I manipulated the entire thing single handedly. I'd be like my own federal reserve! I would have bitcoin at 100k and double that 50B in no time.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 08:59 PM
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a reply to: zazzafrazz

(Gasp!) What would ever make you think such a thing? When I was younger, they called me a king without a crown because I was obsessed with gaining money & power. As I "matured", I stopped wanting to take over the world & instead focused on religious ideals, spiritual ideals, and hippie-type things like socialism & environmentalism.

But over the last few years, I've realized that there has to be a healthy balance of the 2 "sides". No matter how amazing someone's words or ideas are, nothing will get accomplished globally without money and influence. And as sad as it may sound, influence is easily bought in this world.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:05 PM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
Buy every apartment in Trump Tower and hand the keys and deeds to Mexicans.

Zazz you're my hero.




posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:06 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: fusiondoe

I'd buy Kodiak Island, Alaska. Day 2 would be overseeing the moving process of everyone presently on Kodiak Island off of Kodiak Island. Day 3, repeat process with Afognak Island. Day 4, repeat process with Raspberry, Whale, Uganik, and Spruce Islands.

The privacy and solitude would be magnificent.

Until you step in a hole while hiking and your foot gets caught...



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:07 PM
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a reply to: enlightenedservant

You're a good egg, a kind and moral soul.

Guilt is as as bad as Greed.
A Tempered heart and a tempered mind dont feed the evils of this world.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:07 PM
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OFF SHORE BANK ACCOUNT.
Move to the tropics.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:10 PM
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a reply to: Spider879

I thought that's how you rolled already



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:13 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6

I'd buy Bone75 his vertical work for food farm under the condition that he puts you to work on it and only allows you the veggies you grow there.


We won't be growing that kind of "veggies" on my farm... jeez.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:14 PM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
a reply to: Spider879

I thought that's how you rolled already

Not with no "$ B" tho..

Hmm western Japan not exactly tropical.
edit on 22-9-2017 by Spider879 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:16 PM
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Buy an army, (for protection) and a few jumbo jets, filled with food, water, and building materials... and fly to as many third world countries that i could and give people what they need to live




posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:22 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

The 2nd thing I'd do is invest in ppl and great ideas.



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:27 PM
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I see no one in here who would be utterly paranoid and fearful of their life?

And you call yourselves ATS members pffft.



edit on 22-9-2017 by NarcolepticBuddha because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:28 PM
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a reply to: zazzafrazz

Thanks for the kind words. But don't forget that immense power can corrupt almost anyone. And if given $50 billion, a mere 1% of that could hire countless ex-governors, ex-Senators, etc to work for you. I'm not even talking about bribes; even just hiring them to head a lobbying firm or be on a board of directors would provide massive benefits that could far outweigh the initial costs.

That kind of money is world changing, especially if you know how to leverage it and/or make that money grow. In other words, I don't think it would be a good idea to drop $50 billion in my bank account lol. I'd probably end up completely bypassing the public and simply try to win over the people who actually make & implement the laws. It seems like it would be much more efficient that way. However, that approach goes completely against my ideal of every citizen having a voice in the political decisions of their own districts. What to do, what to do?



posted on Sep, 22 2017 @ 09:31 PM
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originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha
I see no one in here who would be utterly paranoid and fearful of their life?

And you call yourselves ATS members pffft.





Um, hello!

Evil robots with laser beams.




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