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Will Your Child be Rich or Poor? 15 Poverty Habits Parents Teach Their Children

  Source:  Thomas Corley, RichHabits.net (February 3, 2017) – When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life I always begin my presentation by asking three questions: “How many want to be financially successful in life?” “How many think…

The Structured-Settlement Industry Is Behind Greater Transparency

The Structured-Settlement Industry Is Behind Greater Transparency

Source: Washington Post, February 5, 2016 – The National Association of Settlement Purchasers supports proposed legislation in Maryland and Virginia that would supplement existing measures in order to prevent future misconduct in the secondary-settlement market. This year, legislators can enact laws that bolster consumer protections in the secondary market for structured settlements. This is an…

Industry Advances Legislation Across the U.S. in 2015, Fostering Increased Transparency and Standards in Structured Settlements Purchases

Industry Advances Legislation Across the U.S. in 2015, Fostering Increased Transparency and Standards in Structured Settlements Purchases

Press Release: Industry Advances Legislation Across the U.S. in 2015, Fostering Increased Transparency and Standards in Structured Settlements Purchases. The structured settlements purchasing sector has seen important legislation advance this year as lawmakers in several states work, in consultations with the industry, to craft and pass bills that increase standards and inject greater transparency for…

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Selling Their Structured Settlement or Annuity

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Selling Their Structured Settlement or Annuity

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Selling Their Structured Settlement or Annuity. Former plaintiffs who are considering selling their structured settlement or annuity are often under pressure, in a hurry, and desperate to make a decision.  These are all elements in what could create the perfect storm.  If you have a client considering selling,…