What to Do When You Get an Extra Windfall of Money

Here’s 5 steps to make your money last for a lifetime

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You recently received a check for six or seven figures. Wow! You’re dizzy with dollar signs in your eyes and a hole burning in your bank account.

Most of us have never been so lucky — including me — to receive a considerable lump sum of money. We can always dream…




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