Despite what tabloids would like you to think, not all marriage problems start in the bedroom. Financial infidelity is the root cause of many crumbling unions.
One single ticket in Florida has beaten the odds by matching the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million.
The Powerball jackpot has jumped to $550 million, a major climb less than a day after the latest drawing produced no winning ticket.
The New Jersey winner of a $338 million Powerball jackpot says his first priority will be helping his family.
Days after a $338 million Powerball drawing, it's a good time to remember that the sudden gains of a lottery windfall can be fleeting. Just ask Sharon Tirabassi.
The holder of a single ticket, sold in New Jersey, has won Saturday's $338 million Powerball lottery drawing.
Cross your fingers: Saturday's Powerball drawing could win somebody $600 million or more. But before the numbers are drawn, let's review some real-world lottery facts.
A New Hampshire man is the winner of a $2.1 million Megabucks lottery jackpot even though the lucky ticket wasn't the one he intended to buy.
The holder of a winning lottery ticket bought in Arizona has come forward to claim half of the record $587.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot, the Arizona lottery said on Friday. The unidentified ticket holder shares the huge prize in the November 29 draw with a Missouri couple who claimed their prize a week ago.
The new retiree has a lot in common with a lottery winner. But there is at least one major difference. If you buy a lottery ticket, you have a miniscule chance of winning. If you contribute to your retirement account, you're bound to win.
The search is on for the country's newest multimillionaires, the holders of two tickets that matched all six numbers to claim a record $588 million Powerball jackpot. The winning tickets were sold at a convenience store in suburban Phoenix and a gas station just off Interstate 29 in a small northwestern Missouri town.
For the winners of the $500 million Powerball jackpot, past winners of mega-lottery drawings have some sound financial advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends while riding an emotional roller-coaster of joy, anxiety, guilt and distrust.
The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game. Their plan appears to be working.
After the taxman takes his share of a big lottery jackpot, it's not nearly so big as it was advertised. And even a lot of people who favor raising taxes on the rich think that's not quite fair.
What if the burden of managing your personal finances could be turned into a game? And what if, in the course of playing that game, saving or paying down your debts gave you the chance to win a lottery-sized chunk of change?
As bizarre as it sounds, 21% of American adults agreed with the statement: "Winning the lottery represents the most practical way [for me] to accumulate several hundred thousand dollars." Those 21% couldn't be more wrong.
Have you ever dreamed about winning the lottery, or having a windfall appear in your bank account? Well, a new scheme called a "sou-sou" promises to make you a "winner" not just once, but over and over. It may be unfamiliar here, the idea's pretty old hat in West Africa. Here's how it works:
A trio of wealth managers from Greenwich, one of the most affluent towns in America, claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars Monday off a $1 ticket.
Maybe winning Powerball isn't the financial lifeboat it's cracked up to be. A whopping 96% of shoppers would continue to use coupons even if they won the lottery, according to a survey released Monday by the deal publisher Redplum.com.
The severity of America's gambling addiction isn't too far behind the nation's drug problem, and it's growing. In 2007, Americans lost more than $92 billion gambling, almost 10 times more than what U.S. moviegoers spent on tickets -- and about nine times what they lost 15 years earlier.
Lotteries are big businesses in most states, and they can provide windfalls for both the winning ticket-holders and state coffers. But which states give the most back to ticket-holders and through government services?
With the fears of a European sovereign debt crisis growing worse, the Spanish government said Wednesday that it's taking several measures to stop the fiscal contagion from reaching its shores, including selling a 30% stake in its national lottery business, Bloomberg reported.