It is going to be a fun and easy one today. I’ll share 10 things I’ll buy when I’m rich and then you tell me some of yours. We all need a break from the wild gyration on the stock market. It is nerve racking to see the stock market plunge so steeply in just a few days. However, it really hasn’t dropped that much (yet). The S&P 500 index is back to where to where it was at New Year. I missed the big dip and didn’t do anything drastic like cashing out. The only move I made was to contribute $2,000 to my 401(k). That’s just a part of my regular contributions. I wouldn’t get anxious until I see a 20% drop from the peak. It’d be time to start buying more then.
Actually, I haven’t followed the stock market closely over the last few days because I was busy with my rental condo. I had 2 showings over the weekend and processed one application on Monday. Everything looks good and we just need to sign the lease. We should get that done in the next few days. Interest really picked up recently. It must be due to the nicer weather. Also, the steps homeowners have taken to improve security at the building seem to be working. There have been much fewer problems recently. Okay, back to the fun topic of being rich.
When I’m rich
I never thought much about being rich when I was young because it was out of reach. However, it now seems like a reachable goal. I thought 3 million dollars would make me feel rich when I wrote the following post in 2013 – How much money do you need to feel wealthy? Now, that we’re very close to that goalpost, I