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Subject:  Re: Win the lottery...and keep working? Date:  3/8/2010  9:15 PM
Author:  joelcorley Number:  1358 of 1701

XMFBuySellBelle,

You wrote, I had a terrible epiphany the other night--if I won $4 million in the lottery tomorrow, I'd have to keep working. After taxes, that $4 million would become $2 million...and if I were to put all of it in an interest bearing account at today's measly rates (let's just say 2% for the sake of round numbers), that would get me $40,000 per year--not enough to support my partner and me now, let alone in 25 years post-inflation.

If I had $2M or $3M, I doubt I'd stick it all in a savings account - or