So you just won the $500 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what?
Perhaps it's time for a tropical vacation or a new car. There are bills to pay, loans to settle, debts to square.
Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends while riding an emotional roller-coaster of joy, anxiety, guilt and distrust.
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Yesterday I posted about a video/book titled The Secret which claims that one can attain his/her desires through positive thoughts. Someone wrote a comment referring to Rabbi Manis Friedman's thoughts on The Secret.
Anyway, if you don't win the Powerball jachpot this evening, I just listened to Rabbi Lazer Brody who asked his audience whether they would be willing to sell their eyesight for a million dollars. No one applied in the affirmative. So, I guess that makes us all millionaires, whether we win the jackpot or not.