Lottery's biggest winners, losers

Published On: Mar 28 2012 09:23:53 AM CDT   Updated On: May 04 2016 11:08:54 AM CDT

While being made an instant millionaire was a dream come true for some, for other winners of huge lottery payouts, money truly did not buy happiness.

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Bradley told Bankrate that she recommends lottery winners set up a "DFZ," or a "decision-free zone." "Take time out from making any financial decisions," she said. "Do this right away. For some people, it's smart to do it before you even get your hands on the money."

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