lottery winner http://kbia.org en Big winners share lessons, risks of Powerball win http://kbia.org/post/big-winners-share-lessons-risks-powerball-win <p>Visions of lifelong riches are surely dancing in the heads of those rushing to buy lottery tickets for Wednesday night's $500 million Powerball jackpot.</p><p>Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends while riding an emotional roller-coaster.</p><p>Tales of big lottery winners who wind up in financial ruin or other desperate straits are increasingly common.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:22:30 +0000 Associated Press 25134 at http://kbia.org Big winners share lessons, risks of Powerball win