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Four Structured Settlement Questions and Answers

Tax Act

If you have recently come into a large sum of money, you may want to think about setting up a structured settlement instead of receiving a lump sum. While this option isn’t for everyone, it can be beneficial when it comes to budgeting, and paying less tax on your earnings.

Here is a four-question guide to structured settlements.

1. What is a structured settlement?

A structured settlement is when you receive periodic payments for the money awarded in a lawsuit that you have won. It is “structured” because you are agreeing to receive a set amount of that money each … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

A Reverse Mortgage Loan Is a Major Decision That Might Involve Family

Tax Act

Did you ever get the feeling that maybe you should rethink your position just before a deal is closed, then later regret not acting on the feeling?  If you have, you experienced what people in sales refer to as a “moment of objective clarity.”  You are referred to as a mook once you leave and your money is securely in their hands.  A mook is a person who subconsciously knows that they are being taken for a ride but cannot pinpoint why and therefore sign the deal and leave happy on the outside and wondering on the inside.  Being a … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

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