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CLIVE, Iowa | Iowa winner claims huge Powerball jackpot

CLIVE, Iowa — After hearing someone from Iowa had won half of a nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot, Lerynne West couldn’t find the ticket she’d bought the day before so asked her sister to check her pickup truck. There it was, on the pickup floor — a scrap of paper worth a share of $688 … Continue reading CLIVE, Iowa | Iowa winner claims huge Powerball jackpot

Single mom masterminds $700K swing from debt to savings

When Takiia Anderson graduated from Boston College Law School in 1999, she was a single mom with a 2-year-old child, nearly $100,000 in student loans and a new job as a government attorney that paid $34,102 a year. She didn’t like that math. “People are talking about 20 years to pay off a student loan, … Continue reading Single mom masterminds $700K swing from debt to savings