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Structured Funding Glossary

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An annuitant is a person who is entitled to receive benefits from an annuity.


A financial product sold by financial institutions that is designed to accept and grow funds from an individual and then, upon annuitization, pay out a stream of payments to the individual at a later point in time.

Annuity Payment Period

The period of time that the annuity payments are set to last.

Lump Sum Annuity

An annuity designed to make a single payment on a specified future date or a series of lump sum payments on specified future dates.

Lump Sum Payment

A lump sum is a single payment of money, as opposed to a series of payments made over time.


A person to whom money is paid or is to be paid, especially the person to whom a check is made payable.

Periodic Payments

Payments that are paid or received regularly, typically on a monthly or quarterly basis.


Giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service.

Settlement Agreement

Settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.

Structured Settlement

Settlement of claims or lawsuits by means of periodic payments.

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