Author, Creativity, Uncategorized, Women and Money

If you won $5,000 a week for the rest of your life…

One morning this summer I pulled up my emails and noticed an interesting challenge by my friend, and author, Rosemary Augustine.  She is always thinking, writing, and journaling.  This is what I read.

Here’s a fun contest for the end of the summer.  If you won $5,000 a week for the rest of your life, what would you do with it? Really think about this please, beyond “buying a house and a new car” …  

Send me your response in 100 words or less.  What does the winner get?  Maybe $5,000 a week for the rest of your life or two tickets to the movies… it depends on what you write.   Hit reply and send me your 100 words (or less).  Deadline is August 28th.

 Thanks for participating.  

 Rosemary Augustine – Author and Publisher  and

This really made me think.  I knew whatever I wrote had to be concise.  It was a nice exercise and one which encourages those taking the challenge  to just take a breath and really focus.

My response to her was pretty short, but said a lot.

I would…

Finance the Women’s Financial Connection so we reach 9.3 million women and girls with basic financial literacy, including an emphasis on investing.

Team with Senator Elizabeth Warren as she pushes for radical reform in the financial services industry.

Team with Sallie Krawcheck as she continues to develop the new investing model of Gender Lens Investing, a catalyst of change to improve the status of women at the highest levels of business in the male dominated investment community.

Enjoy the explosion of transformational change in the lives of millions of women as these top down and bottom up approaches connect.

So, what would you do with $5,000 a week for life?



2 thoughts on “If you won $5,000 a week for the rest of your life…”

  1. “The question is what would I do with $5000.00 a week for life?”
    Besides the obvious answers of taking care of your family. I would make a investment in the future of our children starting with a friend of mine in Mexico that Is running a child’s ministry Antonio. Antonio has a great need for the children of Monterey that are stuck in living conditions of a trash dump. Conditions that you and I could not imagine. I would not just donate money that is not enough I would donate my time and make sure that they would be sufficient on the ability to make finances of their own. Then move to the next deserving person and do the same for them going the extra mile to because money would be available for the next person I know that would be deserving the help that I couldn’t give with out the 5000.00 a week. Thanks Blue Bain

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