The Real Cost of a Vacation Home What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money? Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Address Thank you! Oops! Related Contents What Can a Million Dollars Buy You? $1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement. 4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility Why have the markets been so volatile recently? 5 Smart Investing Strategies Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.