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

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

Brief History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving re-enactment done for the documentaryDesperate Crossing.  Promotional image courtesy of Lone Wolf Documentary Group.The tradition of the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving is steeped in myth and legend. Few people realize that the Pilgrims did not celebrate Thanksgiving the next year, or any year thereafter, though some of their descendants later made a “Forefather’s Day” that usually occurred on December 21 or 22. Several Presidents, including George Washington, made one-time Thanks […] Continue reading Brief History of Thanksgiving

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms G-L Guardian Ad Litem – A person appointed by the court to look after the interests of a minor or an incapacitated person whose property or rights are involved in litigation Guardianship – Legal right given to a person to be responsible for the food, housing, health care and other necessities of a person under 18 years of age Habeas Corpus – From the Latin “You have the body”.  An order commanding tha […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer