Joe Nocera, Opinion page columnist for the New York Times, wrote a column, "The Bad Luck of Winning" (published December 1, 2012) which featured this book. Nocera said:
"I read a host of other sad stories about lottery winners, in a recent e-book written by Don McNay entitled, "Life Lessons From the Lottery." McNay is a financial adviser and newspaper columnist, based in Kentucky, whom I've gotten to know over the years. He specializes in helping people who have come into sudden money. "
About the Author
Don McNay, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, CSSC www.donmcnay.com Don McNay, best-selling author and financial columnist, is a structured settlement consultant and one of the world’s leading authorities on how lottery winners handle their winnings. His syndicated financial column appears regularly in The Huffington Post and in hundreds of publications worldwide. McNay also has appeared in several hundred television and radio programs, including CBS Morning News, CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC News Radio, BBC News, KPCC-Los Angeles, WLW-AM-Cincinnati, Al Jazeera-English, CBC Television (Canada), CTV (Canada) and Radio Live (New Zealand). His insight has been sought by hundreds of print publications, including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today and Forbes. He founded McNay Settlement Group Inc., which is part of the McNay Group (www.mcnay.com).The organization is considered one of the world’s leading experts concerning structured settlements, mass torts and qualified settlement funds. His company has been noted for its work with special needs children, along with injury victims and lottery winners. A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, McNay was inducted into the Eastern Kentucky University Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1998. McNay has a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and a second master’s in Financial Services from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. McNay has four professional designations in the financial services field. McNay is a Lifetime and Quarter Century Member of the Million Dollar Round Table, signifying that McNay met the organization’s highly selective standards for service, production and ethical behavior in 25 different years.