If You Win the Mega Millions Tonight – Buy A Michigan Island
Tonight's Mega Millions Lottery jackpot stands (at press time) at $458 million. If you were to win that jackpot all by yourself, the cash option would be $274 million. That would clearly put you in the top Federal tax bracket. So, Federal and Michigan income tax will take you down to around $160 million. But, there you are, with 160 large burning a hole in your pocket. What to do?
First you'll need to buy an island up north. You'll need to get away from everybody (except your new best friend - me) And I have the perfect island. It's called Howard Island, right off the north shore of Drummond Island. According to MLive.com, it's a two acre island and comes with two cabins, a boathouse and a pontoon boat. (I'll suck it up and take the smaller cabin) Plus the island's in deep water, in Lake Huron, so it'll be perfect for our, I mean your, new yacht.
Best part? This island costs only $495,000. You'll probably spend that on drinks at Leo's when you win, so....
We are gonna have so much fun up there this summer.
Banana Don and Stephanie McCoy amuse and thrill you every weekday morning from 5:30 – 10AM on the radio at 100.7 WITL.
Noted zythologist and all-around fun guy Banana Don can be reached via email at email@example.com and on Twitter at @WITLBananaDon and @WITLFM. Also, Facebook friend Banana Don and Stephanie at Facebook.com/BananaStephanie and Facebook.com/WITLFM.
Plus – check out the new WITL app. It’s much better than any other app – ever.