I remember being a young child when I first heard about the Publishers Clearing House brand. My grandparents were diligent about entering and I would often see the material sitting around the house. (Back then, they didn’t have any digital properties yet.) I asked my grandpa why he entered the PCH so consistently and he always replied, “You never know, one of these times I could win.”
It was that perseverance that taught me that you can’t succeed if you don’t try. Even though they never won, it was still fun to watch them enter, and equally as fun to watch the television and watch the winners accept their prize.
What would you do with $5,000 a week for the rest of your life?
The Publishers Clearing House “Forever” prize allows the winner to receive $5,000 a week for the rest of their life AND add a beneficiary to pass the winnings down to, so that they can then receive $5,000 per week for the rest of their life. What a prize, am I right?
2012 Winner, John Wylie, with his prize check.
This brings me back to my question: What would you do if you won money like this?
I have a list of things I would do first if I received a large sum of money like this.
- I would pay off any outstanding debt. (Who wouldn’t?)
- I would set aside money to cover my daughter’s college expenses.
- I would donate some to charity and those whom I thought would use it wisely.
- I would invest some of it.
- I would start a foundation to help a cause near and dear to my heart.
These are just some ideas of things I would do if I suddenly happened to win a lot of money. I would probably also upgrade our family vehicle, but would try to be as smart with the money as I could. How about you? What would you do?
Since the “Forever” prize allows you to leave a legacy and for the winnings to carry on, who would you name as your beneficiary? I’m sure most of you with children will probably name them (as I know I would). Who would you leave this amazing opportunity to if you had the chance?
Visit the Publishers Clearing House website for more information on the “Forever” prize and how you can enter.
The “Forever” Prize lets you leave a legacy for your loved ones. Win, and you’d get $5,000 a week for your life, then after that, you’d get to choose someone to receive $5,000 a week for their life! It’s unlike any other PCH prize — and it’s GUARANTEED to be awarded this August!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Publishers Clearing House. The opinions and text are all mine.