"I had to eat my words," Glenda Blackwell said.
While winning the lottery will be a dream come true for many Americans there have been many Americans that have won the lottery only to realize it is one of the worst things that could have ever happened to them. In several cases lottery winners of both large and small proportions have suddenly been attacked by thieves, taunted by bill collectors or most importantly proved to the world that they are bad money managers.
Both bought tickets at the same time, but one won much more than the other.
Just when you thought it was safe to be a lottery winner comes the buzzkilling news that many winners, even those in the multimillion dollar range, manage to blow through their windfalls and are back to broke in under seven years.
But maybe the most important thing this research has to suggest is just how awful people are at predicting what will make them happy, something psychologists call affective forecasting.
Rigging the lottery to win $14 million? It sounds like the plot of a fictional Ocean's Sixteen. However, it actually did occur, but in Iowa, not Vegas. The criminal never did profit from his crime, and was recently convicted on fraud charges.
June 5 was a big day for me. The Tuttle Tots 3K in Carrollton, Kentucky was the first time I had been in a running race in 26 years, and I came in second in my age division. The day before, I had a medical checkup that confirmed that I had lost over 90 pounds in the past six months.
The win will allow the two to have a new place to call "home sweet home." “We took our time claiming the prize,” Klaus said
Per the Lower Hudson Journal News, the odds of winning the jackpot on the "$7,000,000 Golden Ticket" game are 1 in 3,708,000
One of three Powerball winners to share the $564,000,000 total jackpot, Holmes told outlets she would use the money first
Lori sought a medical solution to help her lose weight and the solution caused her body to die. I've been fortunate that my weight loss surgery has been a success in its first month and that maybe the medical world has found a solution that works for people like me. The attempt with diet pills was definitely not the answer.
Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Eric Hale, 45, of Bend, Oregon won the $1 million Powerball jackpot late last month