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How The Amazing Race Winners Are Spending Their $1 Million

How The Amazing Race Winners Are Spending Their $1 Million

California lawyers Victor and Tammy Jih form the brother-sister team who won The Amazing Race 14, and are now $1 million richer. When asked about the first thing they'd do with the million, Tammy responded:

I took my entire law school education out in loans so I will be paying that back. It would have taken me 10 years of working to pay those back so it will be nice to not be saddled with such an enormous debt. I have been coveting a pair of black peeptoe Christian Louboutins.

Victor will also use a portion of his share to pay down debt. What would you do with a $1 million prize?


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lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
live at disneyland until the money ran out :rotfl: i'm 10 on the inside :)
margokhal margokhal 8 years
Pay off loans, debts. Then put the rest away until I feel it's safe to invest. They won? What?! Argh I really really hoped it would be somebody else...ANYBODY else.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Pay off our house and student loans, build a new house on our land, and invest the rest of it. Maybe we'd buy another car as well, but we wouldn't waste the money.
Dhorwich Dhorwich 8 years
I'd buy a house - especially now when prices are slightly better in the LA area. Then, if I wasn't paying rent or was paying less on a mortgage I could save more. Best of both worlds!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Invest and buy a house.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
Stop working so I could attend school full time. It depresses me that it's going to take me four years to get a two year degree.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
It's really not THAT much money --- esp. after Uncle Sam takes his cut ! I'd buy a house and invest the rest.. maybe buy a couple of nice things (shoes, bags)
OHmeetsBK OHmeetsBK 8 years
Pay off any debts, buy a few nice things, invest.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 8 years
I'd pay off my house and then invest the rest.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
well for them, it's only 500K each whereas a married couple would have the whole mill to play with i'd pay my loans first but then i'd still have a large sum so i'd buy a house
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
pay off debt and buy a house.
starofsorrow starofsorrow 8 years
For me, I'd definitely pay off all debt, then whatever is left, I'd invest a majority of it, and use some of it to splurge for a new laptop and a new TV, and maybe a couple of games. :)
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
Good for them. Personally, I would invest it.
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