Brian Bayles


The question posed was "other than pay for your education, what would you do with $50,000?" That's an interesting question to say the least. Well, I guess the first thing I would do is pinch myself extremely hard to make sure I was not dreaming because having $50,000 would be quite surreal and I definately would have to check to make sure I wasn't hallucinating.

But in all seriousness, I guess the first thing I would do is purchase a car. I have no idea what kind of car, but defefinately a car. Now I don't have a drivers license to speak of, but I definately would buy a car. If nothing else it would look shiny and pretty sitting in the driveway. I would also go on a small shopping spree for clothes and shoes because people with $50,000 at their fingertips dress the part and they do it with style. Some of the money would go towards what I like to refer as "grown people bills". What falls in the category of "grown people" bills you ask? Well I'll tell you. Bills like car insurance for the nice and shiny brand new car(sitting in the driveway) and for the cell phone because I definately don't plan on staying on my parents family plan for the rest of my life.

Donating to a charity would also be an option. It's important to give back and assist those agencies that help others. Approximately five years ago my grandmama was diagnosed with breast cancer and more recently so was my aunt. I have participated in the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure to support my grandmama and aunt and this would be a worthwhile cause to support with a monetary donation. 

Fifty thousand dollars. Fifty thousand dollars. What I could do with fifty thousand dollars.