We all daydream about winning Megabucks — and, most importantly, what we’d do with the money.
A 71-year-old woman who recently won the Louisiana Lottery jackpot — $1,005,040 to be exact — said she plans to use some of the $700,000 she pockets after taxes on college tuition for her five grandchildren.
That seems noble. But I’m sure this granny won’t be storing the rest under her Tempur-Pedic.
While millions of dollars seem a lot easier to spend, what if you just won a thousand bucks?
Interestingly, it’s a lot harder to decide.
A thousand dollars doesn’t even buy the lowest-end MacBook Air (after taxes). I couldn’t even get a plane ticket to visit Derek in Madison, Wisc. over Spring Break.
So let’s say someone gave you $1,000 to spend. What would you buy?