Hire a tax attorney!
Don’t take the lump sum! You’ll lose millions do to taxes.
“If you weren’t happy yesterday, you won’t be happy tomorrow. It’s money. It’s not happiness.”
“If you were happy yesterday, you are going to be a lot happier tomorrow. It’s money.”
Tell all your friends and relatives no. They will ask. Tell them no.
Feel free to help SOME, but talk to your accountant before you do anything and remember this, no one needs $1 million for anything.
You don’t become a smart investor when you win the lottery. Don’t make investments. You can put it in the bank and live comfortably. Forever.