She's on the same page as the average American: When personal finance site GOBankingRates asked Americans what they would do if $10,000 fell into their lap, the most popular response was to put it in savings, followed by investing in a home.
A new survey by Bankrate.com found that the most popular answer for how to invest money was to buy real estate, even though investing in the stock market has proven to be the wisest way to maximize returns in the long run.
While "saving and investing is a priority for the majority of this money," Sandler also plans to treat herself to "a little something nice," though she hasn't yet decided what. She says that "there are certain things that I want, but thinking about something special is a different matter entirely."
Although Sandler is this year's big winner, SpareRoom also hosts smaller, more frequent LiveRentFree competitions that give users the opportunity to win one month's worth of free rent.
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