Winning the Lottery

For Wednesday, February 11’s drawing, the Powerball has reached an incredible $485 million. Winning the lottery is a dream for many, but for some winners it’s been the cause of great misfortune, so much so that it’s believed there’s a “lottery curse.”

If your numbers come up tomorrow night, here’s a few articles with advice for you. The consensus is that the most important thing is to sign your ticket, and after that, to find reputable help–an accountant or tax lawyer–to plan out how you’ll get your money and what you’ll do with it. After that, the sky’s the limit…

Get some help with that payout.

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