National Association of Settlement Purchasers – NASP

National Association of Settlement Purchasers – NASP The National Association of Settlement Purchasers (NASP) was directly involved in getting the secondary market for structured settlement recognized and regulated.  They lobbied hard Continue reading National Association of Settlement Purchasers – NASP

THE WORLD ECONOMY AND SELLING A STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT

Selling a structured settlement in an economy that is crippled, could be more difficult. Selling your future payments or portions of your payments in a thriving economy could mean thousands of Continue reading THE WORLD ECONOMY AND SELLING A STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth by Brownscombe “Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together.” – Edward Continue reading The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth

Federal Interest Rate Rise vs. Structured Settlements

Structured settlements are annuities.  Annuities grow faster when interest rates are higher.  There are “fixed” and “variable” annuity rates.  If you were issued a “fixed” annuity, this means there was a stated interest rate at purchase, and it’s guaranteed to stay at the same rate. This type of annuity will not be so affected by the rise in the Federal Interest Rate. If you were issued a “variable” annuity at purchase, this means the terms can change.   In oth […] Continue reading Federal Interest Rate Rise vs. Structured Settlements

Selling Your Structured Settlement in California

How a Lawyer is Critical to the Process of Considering Selling Your Structured Settlement in California Before 2010, if a defendant was court ordered to buy an annuity in court to Continue reading Selling Your Structured Settlement in California

Millions of Structured Settlements Every Year

Millions of Structured Settlements Every Year   In 2013 there were 4,628 fatal work injuries nation wide, according to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) conducted by the Continue reading Millions of Structured Settlements Every Year

Merry Christmas

​Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning “Christ’s Mass”) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,[7][8] observed most commonly on December 25[4][9][10] as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.[2][11][12] A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season ofAdvent or the Nativity Fast&nb […] Continue reading Merry Christmas

Where To Say ‘Merry Christmas’ vs. ‘Happy Holidays’

‘Tis the season for some to take offense when a store clerk says “happy holidays” instead of “merry Christmas,” or when a coffee chain converts to plain red cups for the holiday. The Continue reading Where To Say ‘Merry Christmas’ vs. ‘Happy Holidays’

Using a Primary Market Annuity funds to fund a Secondary market?

Recently we have been seeing an increase in funds marked for a primary market annuity being used to purchase a secondary market annuity in an effort to obtain a better rate Continue reading Using a Primary Market Annuity funds to fund a Secondary market?

Structured Settlement Transfer Approval

Structured Settlement Expert

Seeking Structured Settlement Transfer Approval?     You Must Disclose Your Financial and Economic Situation for the Courts to Consider First.  The transfer company is required to submit this information along with Continue reading Structured Settlement Transfer Approval