By Tim Kowols
The recent Supreme Court decision allowing states to decide whether or not sports gambling will be allowed is good news for those who want to save a trip to Las Vegas, but bad for those struggling with addiction. According to addictions.com, over 80 percent of American adults gamble annually, with three to five percent of those people described as having a problem. Gay Pustaver from Money Management Counselors says she does not deal a lot with problem gamblers nor does she tell people how to spend their money, but does advise people to keep an eye on how much they win and lose.
Pustaver says incorporating how much you gamble into your monthly spending plan can help you identify whether or not you have a problem. You can listen to the rest of this week’s Money Management Monday interview with Gay Pustaver online with this story.