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Poor Households Earning $13K Per Year Spend Over $1K On Lottery Tickets
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[quote:geminilion:MV8yMDY2MTAxXzM0NzY2MDU3XzNGNDU3MjE3] Scratch off tickets especially, I see it all the time. A few years ago this lady came up to me on the street while I was walking home from work and started crying about needing a dollar for the bus. I, like an idiot, believed her. I had some running around to do and lo and behold..there she was scratching off lottery tickets. I told her if it's a winner she owes me a buck. She just glared at me like she wanted to kill me. [/quote]
States across the nation rely on poor suckers to fund their spending. No, we’re not talking about taxpayers – we’re talking about lottery ticket purchasers. According to new studies, households earning $13,000 per year spend almost $1,170 per year on lottery tickets – 9 percent of total income.
As it turns out, many people living in poverty make poor financial decisions.
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