Annuities

  • Sell My Annuity
    How can I sell my annuity? Unsurprisingly, this is a question rarely asked by investors who elect to purchase annuities in the first place. However, if you have been awarded annuity payments as part o....
  • Structured Settlements As Lump Sums
    When a person is trying to settle an insurance claim, they are often offered two payment types, a lump sum or structured settlement. The lump sum is very straightforward; it is a lump sum of cash in e....
  • Personal Injury Insurance Settlements
    Many times a person is forced to sue an insurance company due to an injury from an accident or negligence of some sort. Many times a settlement is reached before the lawsuit ever goes to court. In mos....
  • Annuity 101
    While savvy investors usually require no such tutelage, plaintiffs who have won annuity payments as part of a structured settlement often require a lesson in Annuity 101. Unfortunately, all too often,....
  • Options For Structured Settlements
    Your options with structured settlements are somewhat limited as they are, well, structured. A structured settlement is usually used by an insurance company to settle a claim. The settlement is design....
  • Settlement Terms
    When settling a lawsuit, the lawyer is the one responsible for negotiating the settlement terms. A good lawyer will be able to negotiate a well designed settlement that fully meets the needs of the cl....
  • Payment For Future Money
    If you have recently won a structured settlement in a civil case, you might want to consider the possibility of seeking payment for future money. While the court may not be able to mandate a short-ter....
  • Structured Settlement Funding
    Structured settlements are used by lottery commissions to pay out jackpots, and insurance companies to settle claims. In both cases, the settlement is funded by an annuity that is purchased by a lotte....
  • Annuity Income
    Annuities provide income for annuitants once the annuity is converted into a payment stream. An annuity can be funded with a single payment or through periodic payments. When the desired value of the ....
  • Annuity Information
    As annuities have become an exceptionally popular retirement planning vehicle, the need for accurate, consistent annuity information has grown dramatically. Unfortunately, as more self-proclaimed expe....