11/14/2009 12:54 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lottery Winners and Lottery Losers

This is a link to an interview I did with Mark Kelley on his prime time CBC show about the pitfalls that lottery winners and others who receive big money have to deal with.  

My segment of the show starts at about the 47 minute mark and lasts for roughly five minutes.

Don McNay, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, CSSC  is one of the world’s leading authorities  in helping injured people and lottery winners  deal with complex financial issues.

McNay is also an award winning syndicated financial columnist and Huffington Post contributor.  

McNay  founded McNay Settlement Group, a structured settlement and financial consulting firm,   in 1983. The company’s primary office is in  Richmond, Kentucky.  

McNay has Master's Degrees from Vanderbilt and the American College and is in the Eastern Kentucky University Hall of Distinguished Alumni.  

McNay has written two books.  Most recent is  Son of a Son of a Gambler: Winners, Losers and What to Do When You When The Lottery.

 You can write to Don at or read his column at

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McNay is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table and has four professional designations in the financial services field.