Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:25 pm
By Kay Bell ·

If you didn’t win anything in the $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, you’re not alone. Even state tax collectors are losers this time.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:53 am
By Kay Bell ·

Do you have the 6 winning Powerball numbers? The IRS hopes so. Uncle Sam wants his almost 40% cut of your $1.4 billion winnings.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:07 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Keystone State lottery players now get their winnings free of state taxes. The governor is proposing a tax on some jackpots as a way to close the state’s budget gap.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:30 pm
By Dan Miranda ·

I bought a $1 scratch-off lottery ticket every day for a month. Here’s how my experiment fared.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

A huge windfall means a nice holiday surprise for several charities.

Saturday, August 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Just in case you don’t win the lottery, here’s what you can do to juice up your retirement savings.

Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:13 pm
By Kay Bell ·

An 84-year-old Florida woman is lucky that she doesn’t owe state taxes on her lottery millions, but the new money could mean some of her Social Security is taxed.

Monday, May 27, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

A Virginia man makes winning the lottery look easy.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 5:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Would you rather save money in a CD or buy a lottery ticket? What if you could do both at the same time?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 1:20 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Powerball-winning couple proves their commitment to community.

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