What To Do With Your Piles Of Cash After Winning The Powerball
Before you make a mattress out of money, take these steps to protect your new fortune.By Briana Altergott | January 11, 2016
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $1.4 billion, the largest lottery prize in world history.
And if you haven't gone out and snagged a ticket or two, maybe you should. An estimate made before the jackpot hit $800 million said it would need to be about $1.7 billion for the cost of a ticket to be worth it, so we're getting close. (Video via WPTV)
So let's say you do end up hitting all six of those lucky numbers. After you stop screaming, here are some smart steps you should take to ensure you make the most of all that money.