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And The Winning Powerball Numbers Are...

Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

There is good news and bad news for those who tried their luck with January 26 Powerball lottery tickets. The bad news is that no tickets matched all ...

The New Lottery Giveaway

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

Being lucky in winning the lottery may not be so lucky after all. In fact, it might be a downright disaster. I began thinking, what if instead of winning money in a lottery, people could register for a lottery in which they could give money away?

Powerball Jackpot Soars

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

If you've been holding on to a lucky $2 bill, now may be the time to let it go. The Powerball Jackpot is edging back up, and since nobody claimed ...

Crowd Funding and Lotto: Which Is Worse?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 03.17.2013 | Small Business
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

The Securities and Exchange Commission is finalizing its work on implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, signed into law by Preside...

Winning the Energy Lottery

Don McNay | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business
Don McNay

I grew up in an era of unrest in the Middle East I've lived most of my life with unrest in the Middle East. There is plenty of unrest in the Middle East now. I'd like to make sure that the United States has supplies of energy that actually come from the United States.

How To Live Your Dreams ... Even If You Didn't Win The Lottery

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As someone who listens to people for a living, I am often waiting to hear small truths in statements that could be written off as pipe dreams. In every big dream that is dependent on the lottery, there are little ones that need expressing right now.

Surprise! Man Discovers Weeks-Old Lotto Ticket Was A Winner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.03.2012 | Good News

Wade Haskett had wanted a new roof and new hardwood floors for his home -- little did he know that he had carried the necessary funds around in his wa...

Do You Play The Lottery? (POLL)

Posted 11.30.2012 | Home

Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloThomas Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will ke...

Man Has Answer To Foreclosure: Powerball Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.29.2012 | Money

Larry Chandler of Highland, Ind., didn't grab the monster prize in Wednesday's record Powerball lottery drawing, but he's feeling thankful just the sa...

You Could Have Won The Powerball And Not Even Know It

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.29.2012 | Money

You may not have won the record Powerball jackpot on Nov. 28, but don't despair. You could still be a winner and not even know it. Officials annou...

Lottery Jackpot Soars To New Record As Frenzy Heats Up

Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

The Powerball jackpot soared to $550 million Tuesday morning due to a surge in ticket sales nationwide. The next draw will take place on November 28. ...

Powerball Hopefuls Cross Borders To Buy Tickets For $550 Million Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Lottery hopefuls can't purchase Powerball tickets in several states including Alabama, Nevada, and Utah, but that hasn't stopped them from crossing st...

Five Things to Do if You Win the Powerball Jackpot

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2013 | Money
Don McNay

Work with a financial advisor who works with more money than you have. There are financial advisors, estate-planning attorneys and trust officers who have worked with $100,000,000 or more. The scorekeeper for your local bowling league is not one of them.

Lottery Bittersweet For 1987 Winners

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.23.2012 | Money

Winners of a 1987 $1 million-plus Pennsylvania lottery jackpot are older and perhaps wiser -- but not much richer. Many of the 17 employees from th...

WATCH: Homeless Man Scores Lottery Win

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.19.2012 | Money

A homeless man in Greenville, S.C., has reason to smile today after winning $200,000 from a scratch-off lottery game. The winner, who declined to b...

Young Man Gets Dumped, Wins $30.5 Million Lottery

Posted 10.18.2012 | Good News

A young man from Massachusetts who was recently dumped by his girlfriend snagged a $30.5 million Mega Millions prize this week. According to the As...

Kansas Lottery To Drawing 'Winner': No NASCAR For You!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

The Kansas Lottery awarded Leisa Mauch a NASCAR weekend for two, then shifted in reverse to take the prize back. Now Mauch feels run over. "I'm ...

McDonald's Workers Still Suing For Mega Millions

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

A pool of McDonald's Mega Millions players still believes coworker Mirlande Wilson made like the Hamburglar and stole all the winnings. Now the group ...

Why Do People Run Through Large Sums of Money Quickly?

Don McNay | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money
Don McNay

At first, I thought that the problem was people getting too much money too quickly. I assumed that controlling the flow of money, such as giving them monthly payments for a lifetime, would keep them in line. It's a little more complicated than that.

Friends Claim Jackpot After Playing Lottery For 25 Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money

It took persistence, but 25 years of effort paid off big time for two old friends in New York. Willie McPherson, 74, and Christopher Manzi, 44, won...

Quaker Oats Is The Luckiest Place To Work

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.04.2012 | Money

If you don't eat Quaker Oats for breakfast, it may be time to start. For the second time this year, a group of Quaker Oats employees won the Powerball...

Amanda Clayton: Death by Being a Lottery Winner

Don McNay | Posted 12.02.2012 | Crime
Don McNay

Amanda Clayton was not your typical millionaire. In her short life, she won a million dollar lottery in Michigan, was convicted of collecting state welfare money after she got the million dollars and embroiled in a plethora of drama and legal battles. Now she is dead.

New York Teen Wins Lottery, Plans To Buy A Car And His Mom's House

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.28.2012 | Teen

A Rochester, N.Y., teenager won $3 million in an instant lottery game by using $10 he won playing a different instant game. "That's one hell of ...

Luckiest Family Ever Wins Lottery Three Times

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Money

OSLO (Reuters) - Good fortune and having children just seem to go together for Norwegian mother Hege Jeanette Oksnes. Each time the 29-year old pet...

Undocumented Worker Claims Colleague Stole $1 Million Lottery Prize

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.14.2012 | Money

Ramon Ortiz, an undocumented worker who doesn't speak English, had no Social Security number to claim a $1 million Maryland lottery jackpot he won two...