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Old 05-05-06, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by TYB069
How did that happen?? I can think of no way to go from making 500,000/year to less than even 50,000/year without having some idea it was going to happen and/or getting back to 500,000/year very quickly. What did you/your parents do for a living to even be making that much money? You had no savings/investments to fall back on? I'm sorry but I would not call your family poor if they ever made over 500,000/year even for one year. My parents make that much after about 16 or 17 years. Sorry for flaming but I just don't see being poor after making money like that.
Heh mom was siphoning all insurance payments to her parents. So in the end they got new farm equipment, think big bad ass john deer, big bad ass combine, whole new metal quancet capable of storing big john deer, combine and much more, new cattle, additions to houses, etc.
My parents straightened barns and raised haymows, and other farm related construction. We were one of the few general contractors at the time who traveled across the whole state raising whole barns. When the whole fiasco was done, the only thing that we had left monetary wise was money invested in vehicles, equipment and lumber.

Lesson learned here was, never ever trust anybody else with money, and money is fleeting, and invest in your future with it while you have it.
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