Your life will definitely change once you have won a jackpot. Whether good or bad completely depends on how and where you spend your winnings. Lotto winner’s Stories make an interesting subject to read and affect to future lotto winners in a big way. The saying “the more things change the more they remain the same” has often been found to be true when tracking the lives of some of the biggest lotto winners. Winning the jackpot is a very unusual event where an individuals gets an opportunity where he can affect the lives of uncountable others who are not so lucky.
Numerous times have we come across people who won the 649 jackpot declare, with a bottle of champagne in hand, that a jackpot win is not going to make any changes within them. On the other hand, the statistics shows that more than half of those who won 649 jackpot moved to a bigger house in the countryside. More than £ 1 million were given to near and dear ones by more than two thirds of the winners. More than two thirds of all big lotto winners hold prime properties all over the globe. 90% of the big time lotto winners were in the workforce when they won, however, only 25% are still working. Most lotto winners enjoy more than one luxury car. Even today more or less all winners are still playing 649 lotto.
The year was 2005; Brad Duke of Idaho was leading a normal before fortune favored him. At the time When Brad won the $220 million powerball jackpot he was working as a manager for Gold’s Gym franchises. Brad received $85 million as his share of the jackpot and without wasting time he went about managing his finances. In order to handle his new found wealth Brad build a team of financial advisers within a month. His only aim was to be a billionaire by investing his money wisely. Brad capitalized more than half of his winnings in low-risk investments such as municipal bonds. 35 million were put in financial instruments who involve high risk high return such as stock, and real estate. He founded a family foundation and managed $ 1.3 million, paid off his mortgage of $125,000 and student loan of $18,000, gifted each family member $12,000 went for a trip to Tahiti with his friends, the cost of the trip estimated around $63,000. But amazingly he bought himself a used car, a black VW Jetta for $ 14,500. Today Brad has wealth over $140 million. Brad eventually went back to work at Gold’s Gym after he took a brief break from his job.
Brad’s story is totally different from the story of a 19 year old Michael Carroll. Michael won a whopping £ 9.7 million in November 2002 but was able to blow all the money. Today after loosing assets and cash, he is back to where he was before winning. Michael didn’t take the advice of experts and well wishers and squandered the wealth that others only dream off.
These are some astonishing stories of lotto winners. In case you happen to win a mega jackpot it is suggested that you fully relish the moment but get back to earth as soon as possible and invest wisely.
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