What would you do if you won the lottery?

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Anonymous A asked on Oct 12, 2019

How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.

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replied on Sep 30, 2020
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Anonymous updated the answer on Nov 07, 2019

Hi there,

Actually I will say that I would live the same life that I am living with more comfort and less stress in the daily routine. For instance, I would keep the same job that I am doing (Consulting) but I will buy a more comfortable house and car in order to focus more on my actual job and perform better.

In this way you can show that you have carefully chosen your career and you are very motivated to apply for consulting or working there.

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Anonymous B replied on Sep 21, 2021

upgrade my family home 

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Anonymous E replied on Mar 18, 2022

I would invest most of it (stocks, etc) and some of it I'd put towards a social sailing project. I was very fortunate to participate in it and want to enable the same experience to someone else.

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Rochelle replied on Oct 21, 2021

I would wait. Simply sit on the money for a time and evaluate what the best plan of action might be. I would search out good investment opportunities to make that money make me more money.

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Anonymous C replied on Oct 21, 2021

I would probably pay off my family debt and then think about starting a career in filmmaking.

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Anonymous G replied on May 14, 2022

Invest the money in ETF shares

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Anonymous F updated the answer on Apr 10, 2022

If I won the lottery, I would - donate to good causes; start my own sustainable clothing line business; buy a yacht

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Paula replied on Apr 04, 2022

At first I would invite all people that I'm sharing memorise with through the last 3 years to celebrate my win. Afterwards I would start to reflect what I really wanna do with the money. Of course I would invest some of it to also keep the long run in mind. 

I would need some more time to reflect. I think in my situation right now I wouldn't change anything dramatically because I want to focus on my career. I love what I'm doing so I wouldn't choose another option I guess. 

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Melanie replied on Mar 15, 2022

I would invest in Real Estate, buy houses and flats where the money is safe and where I am able to make more money

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Anonymous D replied on Jan 28, 2022

0. Make sure as few people know about it as possible

1. Figure out the tax implications

2. Donate/spend/structure the money to minimize taxes

3. Invest the remainder

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Savitha replied on Oct 29, 2021

Build my big dream house

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