Woman pays $164,000 a year to live on luxury cruise ship

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  1. 5crew

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    http://www.cnbc.com/id/102352057

    Extremely short article I came upon while reading Yahoo Finance.

    Cliffs:
    Old ladys' husband died, she sold their 10acre Florida estate and started cruising
    Lived on Cruise for almost 7 years now
    Cost for this year estimated at 164k

    According to comments, it's apparently smart to do because retirement home cost 150k/year anyway?

    What say you Rich Sherdogger?

    EDIT:
    Oh yeah, for people that don't Math. It's slightly under 14k per month.
     
  2. The Clamburglar

    The Clamburglar Burglin' is my game.

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    Good for her. Sounds like she is having a blast.

    We should all be so lucky.
     
  3. 5crew

    5crew Black Belt

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    I agree it's a fun retirement life for a single person at her age. 80+, probably can't travel much on foot anymore anyway.

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    If she was 50~60, maybe the money could be better spent joining worldwide tours.
     
  4. Strychnine

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  5. heavyarms21

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    That's an awesome way to finish out
     
  6. PabloZed

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    Wonder where she pays taxes.
     
  7. Frylock

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    Sounds good to me. no cooking, cleaning, always stuff going on and people around.
     
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    good for her
     
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    she need a date to the ship prom?
     
  10. Hearse Lightning

    Hearse Lightning Not an Uber

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    So when she kicks the bucket are they just going to throw her over board and have an at sea burial?
     
  11. huskylord

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    Where do they mail her pension cheques to?
     
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  13. chunglii

    chunglii No Me Duele Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    This made me lol. But it's a legit question.
     
  14. Joe_Armstrong

    Joe_Armstrong Starfleet Belt

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    Awesome way to spend your old days
     
  15. MmaGirl10

    MmaGirl10 ★★★★★Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ★★★★★ Platinum Member

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    If she can afford it, i don't see why not tbh. She's living the dream
     
  16. chokeyou

    chokeyou Derp de doo

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    Well what the hell is she going to do with all the money she has when she's dead? If that's what she wants to do the it's a great fucking idea.
     
  17. equus

    equus Horse Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I bet she never had a fuck fest with her husband's wife and 2 dudes.
     
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    This is awesome. As others have said: living the dream!
     
  20. faustian

    faustian THE LOOSE CANNON Platinum Member

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    Good for her but I'm usually ready for the cruise to be over after about 5 days
     

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