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Spreadsheets and Accounting – Is it Time to Move On?

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 Philip Knight (February 08, 2013)  Since its first introduction, the use of spreadsheet technology has become wide¬spread. It’s accessible, affordable, powerful, simple and intuitive to use. But more than 25 years have now passed, should we move on? Understanding the popularity behind spreadsheets in accounting There is no doubt that spreadsheets can be extremely useful tools and require very little knowledge .. (Structured Settlements)

Why Opt For A Cash Structured Settlement Lump Sum?

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 Carrie Westengate (July 31, 2011)  A one time payment for a cash structured settlement is a very good option to obtain your cash when this is awarded by the courts following an injury. The injury could be of a personal nature or one sustained at work. Such awards may also be made due to a product liability claim or wrongful death. This kind of award requires far more thought when that injury will impact your future .. (Structured Settlements)

Cash Option For Structured Settlements?

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 Louis Zhang (October 22, 2008)  If you have been in an accident, and possibly will have payments made over time, or a cash option for structured settlements, which would you choose? My father fell recently in a store, due to some negligence in safety on the store's part. If he gets a settlement, I am not sure if he would take payments, or a lump sum. My husband and I a few years ago, were involved in a long drawn out . (Structured Settlements)

Should I Sell My Annuity Payments?

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 Louis Zhang (October 22, 2008)  You're asking yourself “Should I sell my annuity payments?" Yes, there are companies out there that will sell your structured settlement, and give you a cash lump sum all at one time. The thing is, can you discipline yourself, and only buy what you have to, and need, and not blow it all, since originally, your settlement was X amount a year, over 20 years. You do get less when .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlement Annuity - How to Make Your Settlement Claim Today

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 Steven Saunders (September 27, 2008)  A lot of people these days are finding relief from injuries or accidents through structured settlement annuities. Every day, someone out there is injured at work, in a car accident, or by a faulty product. A structured settlement annuity is basically a legal agreement wherein an individual or organization settles with a party that has filed a claim against them. In order to settle the .. (Structured Settlements)

Will a Structured Settlement Broker Get You More Money?

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 Steven Saunders (September 27, 2008)  What exactly is a structured settlement broker? It sure sounds familiar, but at the same time it sounds like a lot of legal or financial mumbo-jumbo. In simple terms, structured settlement brokers are the folks that determine the exact amount of a structured settlement in the case of a party injured in an automobile accident, on the job, or by a defective product or service. A .. (Structured Settlements)

Annuity Payments Sell

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 Sarah Celeste (September 10, 2008)  Want to sell your annuity or structured settlement? Here are some common mistakes to avoid. 1) Only talking to one funding company. People considering selling their annuity or structured settlement are usually in a quick need of a cash lump sum. Whether they need the money to cover medical bills, make home mortgage payments, buy a new car, send a kid to college, whatever it may be. .. (Structured Settlements)

Are You Eligible For a Structured Settlement Payment?

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 Steven Saunders (September 08, 2008)  When you have been unlawfully wronged by another party, whether it be an individual or organization, you may be entitled to a structured settlement payment. Some common cases in which individuals receive structured settlements are when they are harmed by a faulty product or service, injured on the job through no fault of their own, or injured in a car accident. The guilty party then .. (Structured Settlements)

Can You Exchange Your Structured Settlement For Cash?

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 Steven Saunders (September 08, 2008)  You've been wronged and have received a structured settlement, but is there a way to sell a structured settlement for cash? The easy answer is yes. There are a lot of companies out there that will “buy" your settlement to in exchange for a lump amount of money up front. This allows you to get the money when you need it instead of waiting to receive it over time. However, before .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlement Loans - Know the Pros and Cons of Selling a Structured Settlement

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 Eric Hayes (August 28, 2008)  Structured settlement payments are designed to give you a more stable financial disposition in a long term basis; you do have the option to free yourself of the small periodic payments that you would be receiving. You can likewise get a big sum of money instantly, and this is by selling your structured settlement. You must remember though that structured settlement loans have their own . (Structured Settlements)

Financial Freedom With Structured Settlement Loans

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 Eric Hayes (August 28, 2008)  Unlimited money in the form of cash is something most of us want. But to have this all the time might not be based on reality. We usually need money everyday whether it is for personal or business purposes. Whether we like it or not, finance and managing our finances have always been, and will always be, part of our needs. It is also a reality that we need to borrow money to strengthen .. (Structured Settlements)

Knowing About Structured Settlement Loans

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 Eric Hayes (August 28, 2008)  In life, we sometimes encounter new terms that we may not understand fully. However, there are instances when understanding such terms, its ins and outs, are of great importance to us and our family. A case in point is financial terms that we need to know fully because it not only affects our financial status and financial freedom, but because not understanding them fully may leave us .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlements and Annuities - Yes You Can Sell Them Too!

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 Gregory I Kirkwood (August 12, 2008)  Did you know that you can sell payments received monthly from a structured settlement or an insurance annuity? Well you certainly can! Say you are receiving payments from these income streams, these income streams can also be purchased in whole or partly through a company that buys them from you. This would provide you with a lump sum of cash for any purpose you choose; such as, pay for . (Structured Settlements)

Do I Need a Structured Settlement?

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 Adam Moody (July 23, 2008)  Right now, you may not think that you would need a structured settlement to settle a dispute between you and another party. However, in the long run, this will be the only way to settle the dispute, especially if the other party decides not to cooperate with you. A formal structured settlement will keep both parties together throughout the dispute, and ensure that the party asking for .. (Structured Settlements)

Need of Life Settlement Services

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 Jacob Christopher (July 09, 2008)  There will come a time when a life insurance policy is no longer required or wanted, especially in old age. A viatical settlement provides you the capability to regain needed financial safety. The logical thing to do in such a case like this will be to sell it and offer it up for the life settlement services. Most of the times this can work for the good of the unique life insurance .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlements The Benefits of Having Cash in Hand

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 Jared M Emin (July 02, 2008)  Mr. Lane, a business associate and friend of my in-laws retired this year. In addition to Social Security, he began collecting monthly payments on two different annuities he started many years ago. And though the income from these annuities is enough to allow him to continue his lifestyle, he doesn’t seem to be very happy. I overheard a conversation this man had with several .. (Structured Settlements)

Selling Your Annuity? How Much Will You Get?

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 Orville Carver (July 01, 2008)  We have all seen the ads on TV for offers to buy your structured settlement, lottery winnings, or mortgage note. The question is how much will you get? Well the answer to that is not straight forward, but here are a couple of factors to consider when determining the value of your annuity. The main thing to consider is how long the receipt of payments will last. The more time a payment .. (Structured Settlements)

What Everyone Must Know About Life Settlements

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 Caitlina Fuller (June 29, 2008)  A life settlement is a financial deal wherein an owner of a policy (this could be a life insurance that the owner no longer needs or wants) sells the said policy to another individual. This is usually sold at a much lower value than the cash surrender value that the life insurance policy is entitled when it matures. The third party who buys the policy would be the new beneficiary when .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlements A Brief Overview

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 Orville Carver (June 27, 2008)  So you just were awarded compensation from a lawsuit or you just won the lottery - how do you get paid? In some cases you will receive a check for the amount awarded, but not always. Sometimes the courts or the lottery commission can choose to payout in a structured settlement. What is this? A structured settlement is a payment stream resulting from compensation from a lawsuit, winning .. (Structured Settlements)

Selling a Mortgage Note? Here is What to Expect

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 Orville Carver (June 26, 2008)  If you have recently sold property and financed the buyer by taking back a mortgage or deed of trust, you own a Mortgage Note. You will be collecting monthly payments for years to come. But what is that worth in dollars today, and how can you get your money ahead of time? If you need a lump sum of cash now, you can sell your mortgage note to a third party wanting a regular payment .. (Structured Settlements)

Want to Sell Your Annuity? Heres How

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 Orville Carver (June 24, 2008)  First of all, what is an annuity? An annuity is a form of structured settlement, where the owner of the annuity receives regular payments, most commonly resulting from some sort of court ordered judgment. Although this is the most common form of structured settlement, there are also lottery winnings, and seller financed mortgage notes that have the same qualities. Why would anyone want . (Structured Settlements)

Cash For Structured Settlement Payments - Get Your Money When You Want It

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (June 24, 2008)  In the structured settlement industry not every company is the same. If you are in need of cash for structure settlement payments, then you need to know what you are going to be dealing with to get your cash. There are companies that will directly purchase your structured settlement payment rights and give you cash right up front. There are also companies that will use a broker to .. (Structured Settlements)

Structured Settlements Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

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 Jared Emin (June 19, 2008)  Is there really such a thing as a good problem? Some might say so. My aunt comes to mind. Back in the 1980s she won two million dollars in the lottery. How could that be any kind of problem you ask. Well, when the lottery people asked her if she wanted the money all at once or in monthly payments over 20 years, she took the payments, and regretted it right up until she got the last one. . (Structured Settlements)

How To Sell A Structured Settlement

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (May 22, 2008)  Have you received a legal settlement that is structured to be paid to you over a number of years? Do you want to cash out early and get one lump sum of money? Maybe you just want to sell part of your structured settlement. Either way you need to know how to sell a structured settlement correctly. Here are a few tips to help you out. First, you need to understand that you will be .. (Structured Settlements)

What Is A Structured Settlement?

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (May 22, 2008)  Have you been offered a settlement in your court case and are unsure if you should accept it or not? Do you know all the facts about settlements? Do you know the answer to, What is a structured settlement? Here is the answer to that question and some advice on what to do if your case is being settled. First, a structured settlement is a legal payment rendered to you in payments. .. (Structured Settlements)

Gain From Investing In Life Settlement Schemes

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 William Regal (February 28, 2008)  According to the general scenario, there is nothing fixed about life. However, we can provide some certainty by securing our life with good financial planning. Many companies are now making a step in providing economic policies that are rich with several lucrative features. One such finest deal is life settlement policies, under which you can legally sell out your life insurance policy .. (Structured Settlements)

Five Reasons To Sell Structured Settlement Payments

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 James Grace (February 08, 2008)  A structured settlement is a legal payout where someone who's been injured and otherwise hurt is given monetary compensation. A structured settlement annuity come in the form of a series of payments made over the course of a period of time. The bonus to this type of payment is that the aggrieved gets a steady stream of income coming in for a long period of time, the downfall of this .. (Structured Settlements)

Life Settlement Broker Can Make Your Old Age More Contented

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 William Regal (January 11, 2008)  Since life is unpredictable, no one can perfectly guess future emergencies and requirements. In spite of saving a good amount of money from our monthly income, we can never be sure whether we will live a hassle free life or not. However, human beings know how to deal with hardest situations of life but when it comes to dealing with an emergency financial crisis, everyone gives up in .. (Structured Settlements)

After Your Lawsuit Has Settled

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 Ivan A Cuxeva (August 30, 2007)  It is common knowledge that a lawsuit settlement can absorb considerable amounts of time and financial resources, that is why some financing entities buy a part of the plaintiff's anticipated settlement to keep them from going bankrupt. If the person who has placed the lawsuit is victorious and the judge awards a settlement to be paid to the plaintiff, then a second set of problems .. (Structured Settlements)

Trust Deeds

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 Josiem Meli (June 28, 2007)  Many people holding “paper", “promissory note" would like to sell it if they only knew the option existed. The advantage of a lump sum of cash now instead of no more small payments. They want their money now! Which would you rather have: the 5.00 in my left hand or the 10.00 in my right hand? What if you had to wait seven years for the 10.00 but you could have the 5.00 now, .. (Structured Settlements)




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