April 20, 2006

Don't Press Your Luck

I loved this story of Josephine Crawford, the 84-year-old woman who won $10 million at a slot machine in Atlantic City, especially this part of the story:

She still hadn't decided Wednesday whether to take the money in a 25-year annuity or in a lump-sum payment of more than $5.5 million, but she has 21 days to make that call.

Forget about a 25-year annuity. If I were 84 years old, I'd be more concerned with living long enough to "make that call."

Posted by Doug at April 20, 2006 09:37 PM