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  • New Lottery Winner? Structured Settlement Companies Can Help

    So You Just Won The Lottery! You may not realize it, but a structured settlement company can help you as soon as you hit the jackpot by winning a lottery drawing or at a casino. You may be overwhelmed knowing you’ve won so much money, but sudden wealth can have its drawbacks. Incredible as it…
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  • Five Tips When Selling Your Structured Settlement

    You may have received structured settlement payments through personal injury or workers’ compensation claims.  You may be wondering if you should try to sell your settlement payments in exchange for a lump sum of cash.  Be aware, however, that despite the claims of advertisers, the selling your structured settlement may not always be possible –…
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  • Structured Settlements and Financial Stability

    What Is a Structured Settlement? A structured settlement is a financial or insurance arrangement, including periodic payments, that a plaintiff receives after winning a physical injury or wrongful death case. Structured settlements were first used in the United States and Canada during the 1970s as an alternative to lump sum settlements. In the United States,…
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  • Structured Settlement Annuities Are Still Good Investments

    Despite Economic Crisis, Insurance Is Still a Good Investment Even during the ongoing global economic recession, life insurance companies are hopeful in maintaining investment grade ratings according to a new Moody’s report. Now that’s a relief for anyone receiving structured settlement annuities from a physical injury or wrongful death claim. Structured Settlement Annuity Judging from…
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  • You’ve won a million in the lottery, but you will have to wait 20 years to collect all your money. Why?

    Why do I have to wait to collect my money after winning the lottery? How can I get my money now? You don’t really get a million dollars when you win the lottery! You will either receive monthly, quarterly, or annual payments over usually a 20-year period. Over a twenty year period, after taxes, you…
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  • Is It Smart To Sell Your Lottery Payments for Cash?

    Lottery Payments are Usually Given Through Settlement Payments. Playing the lottery is a slight form of gambling which involves winning a huge cash amount. In the US, the prize payments are usually offered in periodic installments to the winner. This results in years for the winner to receive the full amount of the winning earning….
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  • Facing Financial Hardship?

    Learn How Your Structured Settlement, Or 401K Can Help You! For individuals who have a structured settlement, or 401K, there may be a solution available to those who are currently seeking financial assistance, and who are experiencing hard times.  Today’s economy and credit crisis along with rising unemployment rates have left many people wondering how they are going to bridge…
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  • Current Credit Crisis Creates Increased Sales of Structured Settlements, Annuities, and Lottery Payments.

    As an eager nation waits to see how Congress plans to detail it’s economic rescue plan, many individuals and small business owners have drawn down their credit lines afraid it will soon be unavailable. Recipients of structured settlements, annuities, and long term lottery payments are also making sure their money is safe. Spooked by the…
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  • AIG receives two-year loan to float insurance giant; Woodbrige buys long term payments from individuals.

    AIG receives two-year loan to float insurance giant;Woodbridge Investments Buys Long Term Payments From Individuals. Woodbridge Investments, a structured settlement and annuity factoring company is helping people all over get their cash now from long term and future payments they are receiving from flailing insurance giant AIG. The Federal Reserve is providing a two-year loan…
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  • Structured Settlements and Annuities: How you can turn your payments into a new home

    Get a large lump sum now for your future payments from structured settlements, annuities, or lottery winnings. Use your lump sum as a down payment on a new home purchase, or renovate and upgrade your existing home. If you are among the thousands of Americans receiving periodic payments from a structured settlement, annuity, or lottery…
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