Selling a Structured Settlement to the right company?

There are a lot of financial advisers and CFP’s who will tell you where to spend, invest, and save your money. At the end of the day most of them want to receive their fee and may or may not know what is truly in their best interest. The good thing is most of these individuals realize that if they steer you in the wrong direction then they risk losing their license and can thus get into big trouble.

When you are looking to sell off a structured settlement payment you are dealing with companies that know the importance of treating you with the utmost respect and obeying the laws to ensure that they help to facilitate a deal that gives you the money you need and the judge is okay with approving your deal.

There is a long list of companies that you can work with to trade in your payments. To transfer your pay outs we recommend the lump sum company based in Florida as they have faciltated and helped over 1,000 people in the last year to transfer their payments and have become one of the largest buyers in the entire world. The iSettlement company is also very well respected and has led the way to approve and service clients every need.

Here are some common questions you can ask when looking to sell a payment:

  • How long has the company been in business
  • Are they accredited with the BBB
  • Are they a big company
  • Can they afford to purchase my payment streams
  • Is their staff knowledgeable and friendly

Hope this helps to assist you in your future sale if you do decide to move forward.


The Tax Benefits of a Structured Settlement

Does the Tax man like structured settlements or not is the one hundred thousand dollar question?

A Structured settlement that will pay out in regular installments and be seen as income are favored by the government as well. This is not because your tax bill ends up being higher but rather a lower tax bill will induce you to spend more and increase your discretionary spending. Settlements are viewed in a positive light in the financial regulatory system.

Since the government spending is not only fueled by debt but also by taxes there seems to be a conundrum as to why the government would not want to increase tax installments.

The rather shocking reason for this is that they want to have less work and less assistance that is needed when a structured settlement is in place. This results in regular monthly payments and equal payment streams that would be received by investments in the equity or debt markets.

Also the longer that the government is economizing the assistance to those in need translates into a more generous effort to help reduce the tax base. A payment from a settlement continues over time and will make for a much more secure and lower risk income stream for the beneficiary.

With a lump sum payment many will have the worries as to the possible risk of financial ruin due due to the possibility of bad investment choices or spending beyond ones means. With payments spread out over time it just seems to make more logical sense to most.

With better security payments helps one to get on with their life and back to paying their bills on time. 

No wonder why the United States government and IRS approves deals every single day. Something to the tune of 300,000 a year at last count an expert industry watchdog said according to a recent report.  Does this in depth article just now mean that structured settlements are always the most viable solution for you? Sometimes yes and sometimes no. That all depends on the financial requirements that may dictate other solutions. For most americans however, regular income from such settlements fits perfectly with their lifestyle and needs.