Some Common Cents for May 15th 2015

My wife took a girls’ trip to Florida this past weekend, and I asked her to pick up a couple of lottery tickets. Alabama doesn’t have a lottery, and both Powerball and Mega Millions were at least $100 million for the next drawing. Why not, huh?

Sure, I know the odds of winning the lottery are about as great as playing quarters with Pope Francis in Saudi Arabia. However, I also know what the odds are if I don’t buy a ticket: absolute zero. In any event, the plans I concoct for what to do with the winnings is worth the $1 and $2 per ticket …Read On…

The opinions expressed within this report are those of John Norris as of the initial publication of this blog. They are subject to change without notice, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Oakworth Capital Bank, its directors, shareholders, and employees.