Go ahead; let your troops play the lottery on their down time atwork. Even if they win, most will keep working, and a third of thenewly minted rich will choose to stay in their current job.

That’s what a survey from Accountemps tells us. Asked whatthey’d do if they suddenly came into a substantial amount of dough,three-quarters said they’d keep working, at least at some level,and 36 percent of the 450 adults surveyed said they’d stick withtheir current job.

Less than a quarter said they’d quit working.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.