Imagine yourself sitting on top of this mountain of cash. Imagine the mountain is (before taxes) $212 million. The recipient will probably have a wallet some $137 million thicker.
Talk about a good day! I can’t even imagine what to do with that kind of cheddar.
That rather—cough, cough—tough decision is now on the shoulders of one lucky New Jersey resident. The winning ticket in Tuesday’s drawing was sold in Ocean County, New Jersey.
After quite a drought, both the Powerball and the Mega Millions payed out in the last few days. The Powerball had two winning tickets last week—the owners of which will share the $174 million bucket-o-fun.
What would I do if I had won? First of all, tune out of school. I’d do enough to get me to graduation in 101 days. I haven’t put all this time in to just pull out of the race on the final straight away.
Then, of course, I’d pay for all that fun and newly irrelevant education, buy a house, take care of the family, and buy a boatload of stocks while they’re super cheap! I really can’t imagine what I for sure would do, but this article from MSN Money is a clear outline of what I wouldn’t do.
So, Lambo’s, Carribean islands, a 10-year round-the-world cruise…what would you do? Leave comments, and let’s see what sort of creative and crazy ideas are out there.
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