Chris’ List: Things not to do if you win the lottery

Updated

The final winner of that huge $448 million Powerball lottery has come forward in New Jersey. It’s Mario Scarnici of Monmouth Junction. USA Today has a list of things not to do if you win the lottery.

  • Don’t tell everyone you know
  • Don’t forget to sign the ticket or report it
  • Don’t automatically take the up-front cash
  • Don’t buy everything for everyone (or even yourself)
  • Don’t think you’re the best person to manage your money

Chris' List: Things not to do if you win the lottery

Updated