Forever 39 is New Jersey 101.5's new podcast about living life as Gen Xers in New Jersey, hosted by Annette Petriccione, Megan Barsel and lots of our friends from the NJ 101.5 universe.

Top 5 ways to spend $100,000 or $500 million in lottery winnings

If you're a regular New Jersey lottery player, chances are you've dreamed about hitting the lottery. And if you're only someone who plays when the Mega Millions or Powerball jackpots soar to the big, BIG bucks, chances are you've dreamed about hitting it then too. So what if it actually happened? What would you do with all that money?

In a “What If” topic, we discuss the top five things we would do first if we hit for $100,000 or $500 million. And when it comes to hitting the lottery in New Jersey, the Garden State is actually pretty lucky! According to NJ Advance Media, of the top 15 largest lottery jackpots in the history of the U.S., two of the winners are from New Jersey!

And just like the official slogan of the New Jersey Lottery says "give your dreams a chance."

What would you do with all that money? Email us at the top five ways you would spend your lotto winnings!

Also from this week's Forever 39 podcast — When it comes to sex, how many times per week keeps couples happiest?

PLUS: What's your favorite season in New Jersey?

Join us for next week’s podcast when we chat about how much people should spend on wedding gifts, the biggest fears Americans have and rules for wearing underwear.

Share your thoughts on all of them below, on Twitter, on Facebook or at

— Annette and Megan, Forever 39

More From New Jersey 101.5 FM