Imagine this . . . your co-worker comes by your office and tells you everyone is putting in $20 to play this week’s big lottery. You think about it, but then consider your odds of winning and tell your colleague, “No thanks.” To your shock and amazement, the next day your co-workers win $1 million. What happens now? You might be surprised at what this one office did…
But in many cases of office lottery pools, it ends in litigation. Who played and who didn’t? There is a new breed of lawyer that specializes in lottery disputes. Here is an interesting piece from USA Today: Office Lottery Pool Dangers.
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Robert Pagliarini, PhD, CFP®, EA has over 25 years of financial planning and investment management for the suddenly wealthy. Robert is a CFP® Ambassador, one of only 50 in the country, and a real fiduciary. He authored the book The Sudden Wealth Solution: 12 Principles to Transform Sudden Wealth Into Lasting Wealth in hopes to help those deal with sudden wealth and the emotions that come along with it. In addition to his Ph.D. in financial and retirement planning, he earned a Master's in Psychology to better understand and be equipped when helping clients manage a windfall. He has helped clients from across the United States who have received a windfall from an inheritance, lawsuit settlement, business sale, stock options, sports and entertainment contracts to make sense of their sudden wealth. When he is not helping the suddenly wealthy, you can find him writing personal finance books and articles for Forbes. If you're needing help managing wealth, contact Robert directly.