12 lottery winners who did a fantastic job managing their finances


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Most lottery winners lose it all within three years.

Successfully managing a lucky windfall is difficult and can take a lot of thought, careful management and expert advisement. Some winners, however, have managed to break the winning ticket curse and hold on to their earnings.

From people who donated their lotto dollars to winners who showed up in a limo to cash in their winning tickets — here are 12 people who did a fantastic job with their lottery winnings.