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#3374434 - 09/25/13 08:30 PM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Dodge Man]
Inkstainz
14 Point


Registered: 08/23/12
Posts: 7707
Loc: Memphis, Tennessee

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Man if I only had those problems. Its easy. You basically cannot live like you did. Just disappear and only get in contact with the people you care about and want to share money with and explain if somebody tells somebody else where your at they get nothing.
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#3374446 - 09/25/13 08:36 PM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Inkstainz]
gator-n-buck
WAFL
18 Point


Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 22456
Loc: Knox, TN / Palatka, FL

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I feel sorry for him.... "Not" He's the one that showed up for the winners pic, looking like a clown and now he's worried that people around him knows that he's a winner. He's a clown... \:\)
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#3374793 - 09/26/13 06:25 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: gator-n-buck]
Bottom Hunter
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Registered: 12/29/06
Posts: 16322
Loc: Hatchie Bottoms

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Not being critical, but look at the guy. He's country as "cousin lovin"......With the numerous "country/redneck" based tv shows out there, I have no doubt that people flocked to his door.

He better be careful who he pulls a gun on or he'll be behind bars while his lady spends the money...

I don't feel sorry for him for several reasons, one being that he played the lottery and won. People that do should have a plan, or at least if they win they should get a lawyer and have a plan....It's pretty obvious that he did not have a plan....

I'd be curious to know how the other winners are doing?

Get an accountant to figure how much money you can spend annually and be fine for the rest of your life and stick to that....maybe buy something big like a home , vehicle or land to start then simply retire and live .......oh and get a new phone number and only give it to friends and family....

I'd like to have THIS problem.
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#3374853 - 09/26/13 07:34 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Bottom Hunter]
TITANSFAN2104
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Registered: 05/19/11
Posts: 1043
Loc: watertown ,TN

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Take 3 mill and spread it around to where you are drawing interest or making at least 2-3% and you still will have a 60-90k salary. To me , thats the safe way
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#3374926 - 09/26/13 08:30 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: TITANSFAN2104]
Hunter 257W
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Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3522
Loc: Franklin County

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 Originally Posted By: TITANSFAN2104
Take 3 mill and spread it around to where you are drawing interest or making at least 2-3% and you still will have a 60-90k salary. To me , thats the safe way


I agree 100%! You don't have to go out and hire some slick lawyer to tell you how to invest money when you have $4 million to work with. Invest conservatively and get 4% for life. That's $160,000 per year doing nothing. I can handle nothing real well.

In actuality, I'd probably spend half that on land. But it would be land that would make me money AND allow hunting. Farm land with mixed row crops and woods would be my plan. That way your money is making you something you can live on with the row crop rent and at the same time you get to enjoy the hunting.

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#3374964 - 09/26/13 09:00 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Kingston]
Slaughter-06
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Registered: 05/03/01
Posts: 8264
Loc: Dyersburg,Tn.

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Only 4 million after taxes for real? He got screwed!
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#3375074 - 09/26/13 10:10 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Slaughter-06]
Hunter 257W
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3522
Loc: Franklin County

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 Originally Posted By: Slaughter-06
Only 4 million after taxes for real? He got screwed!


There were several other winning tickets turned in that split the total winnings. Then the winning ticket this guy had was purchased with something like 16 other people so that really split their portion up. Take the deduction for getting a lump sum vs. payments then extract taxes for obama phones and there you are.

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#3375164 - 09/26/13 11:16 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: Slaughter-06]
BMan
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Registered: 02/06/06
Posts: 10670
Loc: Middle TN

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 Originally Posted By: Slaughter-06
Only 4 million after taxes for real? He got screwed!

$4M return on a $2 lottery ticket?

The only person who's that good at investing is Hillary clintoon.
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#3375488 - 09/26/13 02:34 PM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: BMan]
gasman
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Registered: 07/21/11
Posts: 1467
Loc: South of the Hatchie

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I would have to "adjust" my lifestyle a little bit, but I think I could manage.
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#3376336 - 09/27/13 07:40 AM Re: Powerball Winners wants life back [Re: gasman]
iowavf
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Registered: 10/25/05
Posts: 3263
Loc: southwest iowa

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All I can say is I don't feel sorry, sorry, sorry for him!
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