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5 Ways to Enjoy the Luxury Lifestyle if You Have Disposable Income

Not everyone will reach a point in their lives where they can enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. There’s an income disparity that exists in this country, as it does in most places.

If you want to reach the point where you’re living the luxury lifestyle, you might get there using family money. Generational wealth is one of the easiest ways for you to get rich since you were born into that money.

You might also get rich through your job if you pick the right profession. Obviously, someone like a doctor will make a lot more money than someone who flips burgers at Wendy’s. You might also luck into some money, such as if you win the lottery or something along those lines.

However you get your money, if you find that you have disposable income, you can certainly do something responsible with it, like put it in mutual funds or stick it in an interest-yielding savings account. That is not a lot of fun, though.

Let’s talk about some considerably more frivolous things you might do with your money. If you ever have enough cash to spend on these items, you might feel like it’s your right and privilege to treat yourself.

You Can Buy Luxury Event Tickets

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There are all kinds of events you can attend at any income level. However, you can get a cheap seat and sit up in the nosebleed section, or you can get a luxury ticket and have the best view in the whole place.

For instance, maybe you check out the Branson Shows website if you want to see a show in the popular tourist city of Branson, Missouri. They have many live shows you can attend and enjoy, but there are cheap seats, and then the more expensive ones.

That’s an example, but there are thousands of others. You might go check out a Yankee game and sit up in the rafters, but if you have the money, you can spend tens of thousands of dollars and sit in a luxury box or right behind home plate. That’s how you can live it up and enjoy some of that cash.

You Can Buy a Yacht

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Buying a yacht and going out on the water is a quintessential rich person thing to do. If you have disposable income and aren’t sure about how to spend it, you can look into some of the amazing yachts that are on the market.

There are small and large ones, but if you’re even thinking about buying a yacht, that means you have plenty of money to throw around. There are few feelings more luxurious than putting on your captain’s hat and pulling away from the dock while the smaller vessels’ crew members look on enviously.

You can enjoy shrimp and caviar with your friends while out on your yacht. The largest and most luxurious ones even have helipads where a helicopter can land. Can you imagine anything more opulent?

You Can Stay in an Expensive Hotel

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There are hotels like the Plaza in New York or the Waldorf Astoria that cost many thousands of dollars each night if you want to stay in the biggest and most lavish rooms. You can take a trip and stay in one of those spacious penthouse suites for as long as you like.

Staying in one of those high-end hotels is like being on a permanent vacation. You can look out the window at whatever city you’re in and see the lights spread out around you at night, glittering like stars. You can look down and check out the traffic and people walking by, and they look as tiny as ants.

You can call for room service whenever you want it, and you can sink into a giant bed’s mattress. You can sleep till noon if you’d like, and there’s no one to say otherwise.

You Can Rent Out a Restaurant

Wealthy people can afford to eat in the most expensive restaurants in the world, but if you really want to live the luxury lifestyle, you might consider renting one out for the evening. If you’ve married someone or you’re dating them, think how much that will impress them.

You might ask the chef to whip up a special tasting menu of their most sumptuous treats. If you have the money to rent out the whole restaurant for yourself for the evening, then presumably, you can also order anything on the menu, and the chef will prepare it for you.

You can enjoy the most expensive champagne and the most decadent dessert the place has to offer. It will be a romantic night your partner will never forget, or you can fly solo if you are not seeing anyone at the moment.

You Can Arrange to Meet a Celebrity

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You can even meet celebrities if you have enough money. Wealth opens all kinds of doors, and if you want to meet some starlet or singer who you especially admire, there’s not usually any reason why you can’t do it.

You might ask their agent if there is a charity they like. You can say you’ll donate a significant amount to that charity if they agree to meet and have lunch with you. There are very few celebrities who will pass up that chance if you are being so generous.

The luxury lifestyle will not mean the same thing to everyone. There are some people who will spend millions on exotic sports cars, while others will prefer to travel. Some may want only the finest food and drink, while others might choose to be front and center at a sporting event.

Hopefully, if you are that wealthy that you can do all these things, you will temper your wants and spend at least some of that money responsibly, though. If you are rich enough to live so frivolously, contributing to worthy charitable causes should also at least enter your mind.


Ricardo is a freelance writer specialized in politics. He is with foreignpolicyi.org from the beginning and helps it grow. Email: richardorland4[at]gmai.com