If you’re lucky enough to win Powerball’s $1.9 billion jackpot draw — the biggest ever — you’ll need to figure out what to do with all that money.
Celebrity investors Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary have different takes on how to make the most of your winnings, although both advise against spending too much right away.
Here’s what both Cuban and O’Leary say to do if you win big.
What Mark Cuban says to do with the money
When it comes to large jackpots, Mark Cuban, billionaire and judge on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” says to keep most of the money in the bank, rather than risking it on investments that might not pay off.
“You don’t become a smart investor when you win the lottery,” Cuban told the Dallas Morning News in 2016. “You can put it in the bank and live comfortably. Forever.”
There’s also the choice of payouts. The current $1.9 billion jackpot can be paid out in full as an annual payment over 30 …