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Category: Structured Settlements and Annuities

28 February 2017, 03:46
You spent a lot of time looking at places before you made the decision to buy your home. For you, it might’ve been the best choice, but that doesn’t mean that everything about the property is perfect. Chances are you had ideas on how you could improve your home from...
13 February 2017, 05:00
You want the best life possible for your children. One of the best ways to help make this a reality is by helping your children continue their education after graduating high school. In fact, The Washington Post reported on a recent study by Georgetown University that found that for the...
10 November 2016, 09:42
Are you tired of asking for your landlord’s permission every time you want to hang up a new picture on your wall? As a renter, your apartment might be where you live, but it never quite feels like home. Every month, you send your rent check, but when you move...
3 November 2016, 08:32
Life happens, even when you don’t expect it to. Sometimes, these surprises are positive, like finding out you’re going to be a parent, or you have a friend who wants to go into business with you for something you’ve always wanted to do. But sometimes, life throws you a curveball...
29 June 2016, 08:32
Need cash from your structured settlement or annuity now instead of later? You'll get your money fastest by being prepared with all the relevant documents and information. When you call J.G. Wentworth to get your free, no obligation quote, it is helpful, but not required, to have on hand: –...
22 June 2016, 09:23
When folks consider selling their future structured settlement payments to J.G. Wentworth, most are prepared to wait for the process to be completed. They understand that selling future settlement payments is not an overnight process, and that some of the steps within the process are there for their own best...
15 June 2016, 09:18
Here's a situation that J.G. Wentworth customers frequently find themselves facing: they've accepted our offer, collected their legal documentation, and sent it to our company. They've even contacted us directly to confirm that the documents were received by our J.G. Wentworth team. And so they have a very simple question...
8 June 2016, 08:06
When most folks find out they have to go to court, they almost immediately find themselves stressed out and anxious. That's because not only are most court proceedings complicated, and not only does going to court usually take up the entire day – but most of the time, going to...
1 June 2016, 08:56
Just how easy is it to reach out to J.G. Wentworth? Whether you are ready to sell your structured settlement or annuity payment or are just starting to look into the process, here are five easy ways to contact our company – each one absolutely free. 1) Call us Twenty-four...
25 May 2016, 09:46
We had the pleasure recently of speaking with Dan, who has been with the company over 5 years first as an account executive and now as a member of the marketing team, and hearing his thoughts about why our J.G. Wentworth account executives love their job. Here were his top...
23 May 2016, 09:39
It's been 25 years since J.G. Wentworth first opened for business, and we believe we have much to be proud of. This includes handling approximately 70,000 future payment transactions – valued at over $8 billion– with folks around the country; developing a network of hard-working J.G. Wentworth employees; earning a...
18 May 2016, 11:37
Did you know that the sooner your next structured settlement or annuity payment is scheduled to arrive, the more money you'll receive from J.G. Wentworth for selling that payment? To explain what we mean, let's say you are on a twenty-year structured settlement payment plan but need cash now. According...
23 April 2016, 08:00
When it comes to selling your structured settlement payments, there are some common misconceptions. In this article, we debunk the following myths: Myth #1: Selling structured settlement payments will cost me a lot of money, so it’s probably not worth it. Truth: While there is a discount rate applied to...
28 March 2016, 08:00
Have you heard about J.G. Wentworth's Partial Payment option? – A way to get money out of your structured settlement payments now and later? We created it because we know how many folks would love to get cash sooner from their structured settlement or annuity payments, yet are worried about...
12 February 2016, 08:00
In a recent blog, we reviewed some important structured settlement concepts for anyone considering selling their future settlement payments for cash. Today, we would like to perform the same task with annuities, and respond to some common issues and concerns expressed by annuity holders in their discussions with our J.G....
24 November 2015, 11:12
J.G. Wentworth is always searching for new customers looking to get cash now out of their future structured settlement or annuity payments. Did you know that new customers that you help us find can also make you extra cash? How It Works Here's how it works, in four steps: 1)...
17 November 2015, 05:18
Just how confident are we that our company will get you the best value for your future structured settlement or annuity payments? How about this: we will either beat your offer or give you $500! How It Works Here's how J.G. Wentworth’s ‘Best Price’ guarantee works: provide us a written...
12 November 2015, 08:05
Structured Settlement: The Definition A structured settlement is a financial arrangement in which the structured settlement recipient agrees to receive periodic payments over time, instead of receiving that money up front, as a lump sum. Structured settlements are usually negotiated in connection with personal injury cases. Structured settlement recipients can...
9 September 2015, 07:50
Think every structured settlement and annuity purchasing company is the same? Think again. Only J.G. Wentworth has been in the structured settlement and annuity purchasing business for over two decades, has handled over $2.4 billion in future settlement transactions, and currently receives an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau....
9 July 2015, 04:13
Need money out of your future settlement payments but unsure exactly how J.G. Wentworth can help you get that cash now? If the answer is yes, we've got something just for you. It's our brand-new video called What is the Net Present Value of Future Payments? and it was created to help...
9 June 2015, 07:23
In today's blog, we want to take a look at a common situation folks around the country face on a regular basis – namely, they need cash now – and compare the choice of selling future settlement payments for cash now to getting cash advances from a credit card. There...
14 May 2015, 06:43
Within the next four weeks, high schools across the country will become very happy places. That's not only because it's the end of the school year for every student; for high school seniors, it's also the end an era, with approximately 3 million of them receiving their diplomas.[1] To those...
12 May 2015, 08:38
If you're considering selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash, but are concerned about the loss of income down the road, this blog is for you. The truth is, many folks around the country share such concerns. They would love to get cash in their pockets sooner from...
7 May 2015, 11:15
Are you either new to our blog, or a long-time reader, who is still struggling a bit to make sense of all the terms related to selling future structured settlement and annuity payments? Today's blog will define 12 commonly-used terms as simply and clearly as we can. We've posted them...
28 April 2015, 06:41
We'd like to introduce you to Nicholas G., one of the many amazing members of our J.G. Wentworth team. Nicholas has been with J.G. Wentworth for over five years and is at the forefront of one of the most important parts of our business: customer relationships. He spoke to us...
7 April 2015, 01:43
If you are either at the early stages of deciding whether to sell your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash now, or are in the middle of the selling process but aren't exactly sure what happens next, we have a terrific site we'd like you to take a look...
3 April 2015, 12:36
In honor of March Madness – and in celebration of the Final Four games coming up this weekend – we thought we would post our list of the top four reasons why you should seriously consider selling your future structured settlement or annuity payments for cash now. 1) You can...
20 March 2015, 09:38
If you've ever wondered why people call J.G. Wentworth – or contemplated a call to our company yourself – this blog is for you. It's our list of the five most commonly cited reasons folks turn to J.G. Wentworth for cash now, and we are offering it because we know...
3 March 2015, 09:52
In a recent blog we laid out a simple five-step guide to selling future structured settlement payments for cash. In today's blog we would like to turn our attention to any annuity holders currently receiving, or scheduled to receive payments from an annuity, and who are considering cashing their annuity...
10 February 2015, 11:33
If you are thinking about selling your structured settlement payments for cash, but aren't exactly sure where or how to start, today's blog is for you. While selling structured settlement payments is a choice no one should make lightly, it also is not as complicated a process as it may...
5 February 2015, 10:52
Our company – the nation's largest purchaser of future structured settlement and annuity payments – has spent years designing an extensive collection of websites explaining who we are, what we do, and how we can help you get the money you need now out of your future payments. Here's a...
15 January 2015, 11:24
Each and every day, J.G. Wentworth's highly trained team of customer representatives speaks with annuity holders around the country about their specific financial situations. While every annuity recipient's situation is unique, there are some common problems among annuity holders that we hear about over and over again. In today's blog,...
4 December 2014, 10:13
Did you know that most financial experts predict an annual 2% inflation rate on goods and services in this country for years into the foreseeable future? Anyone holding a structured settlement or annuity, and expecting to receive payments from it to support themselves and their family, must take this rate...
6 November 2014, 09:23
According to AboutHealth roughly 70% of us report worrying regularly about making ends meet - with only 10% of Americans claiming that they face no financially-related stress of any kind. While these numbers are alarming, what is equally concerning is the long-term impact living under such financial strain can have...
4 November 2014, 10:59
We started writing this blog over 4 1/2 years ago, and since that time have covered literally hundreds of topics related to the process of selling future structured settlement and annuity payments for a lump sum. The number one goal of these blogs has been, and always will be, to...
28 October 2014, 10:13
Are you considering selling your future structured settlement or annuity payments for cash, but worried about what you might be in store for you after you sign the papers with a company to arrange the transaction? Here's a quick list of just some of the benefits of choosing J.G. Wentworth’s...
21 October 2014, 09:37
Are you currently receiving, or scheduled to receive in the future, money from a structured settlement? Are you considering selling these payments for a lump sum of cash so you can use that money now instead of later? If the answer to either question is yes, today we would like...
9 October 2014, 02:34
When Is the Best Time to Sell My Annuity Payments? If you are either currently receiving, or scheduled to receive, periodic payments from an annuity, the following question may be entering your mind with ever-increasing urgency: should I sell my annuity payments for cash now – and if so, when...
30 September 2014, 11:34
If you are thinking about selling your structured settlement payments, you most likely have financial needs that need addressing sooner, rather than later. At the same time, however, you also want to maximize your structured settlement payments’ value, and get the most money that you can. With that in mind,...
4 September 2014, 11:00
If you've been injured on the job, you may be eligible for worker's compensation. Worker's compensation is designed to provide wage replacement and medical benefits for those employees injured during the course of employment, and is usually considered essential for those who qualify for it. J.G. Wentworth handles numerous calls...
19 August 2014, 11:00
Folks call J.G. Wentworth every day seeking lump sums of cash; many are approaching retirement and confused about the difference between a pension and an annuity. Today's blog will clear up the confusion surrounding these two terms, defining each one and discussing both their similarities and differences. Pensions A pension...
15 July 2014, 11:00
Considering selling your future structured settlement payments for a lump sum? If the answer is yes, today's blog has been written specifically for you. Avoid these five mistakes to make the best long-term financial decision for yourself and your family. Mistake 1: Rushing into the decision too quickly One thing...
26 June 2014, 11:00
When folks consider selling their structured settlement payments for cash, one of their concerns is that it is a decision they will regret years later.  It's no surprise, then, that so many callers to JG Wentworth ask the same question: if I decide to sell my payments to you, do...
5 June 2014, 11:00
Today's blog continues our recent theme of posting answers to common questions asked by the thousands of callers that reach out to J.G. Wentworth every week. Here are just a few more questions annuity holders like to ask us – along with the answers we love to provide. How do I...
3 June 2014, 11:00
Our most recent blog series provided answers to some common questions asked by structured settlement recipients who are thinking about selling their future payments for cash. Today we'd like to begin a new series of blogs for annuity holders, and answer some questions they may have. Here are the most common...
27 May 2014, 07:10
A recent blog provided answers to some of the most commonly asked questions of our company. Today's blog will continue along the same lines. J.G. Wentworth is the nationwide leader in purchasing future structured settlement payments for cash now, and we want all our customers to know that we consider no...
22 May 2014, 11:00
Over J.G. Wentworth's 21 plus year history, our company has answered literally tens of thousands of questions from structured settlement recipients considering selling their future payments for money they would get sooner. Our employees take enormous pride in answering customers' questions as patiently, thoroughly, and clearly as they can; they...
6 May 2014, 05:10
If you are considering selling your structured settlement payments for cash, you should be congratulated, because today there are still far too many structured settlement recipients who do not even realize they have the option to sell their future settlement payments and get that money into their pockets now. At...
29 April 2014, 05:52
While the specific terms of every negotiated structured settlement are unique, many types of personal injury structured settlement agreements cross our desks here at J.G. Wentworth, the largest purchaser of future structured settlement payments in the country. Unfortunately, personal injury that comes as a result of an accident is the...
15 April 2014, 11:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Ever feel like trying to decide whether to sell your structured settlement or annuity payments is harder than it needs to be? We sure think so – and that it isn’t made any easier by the number of terms related to selling these future payments...
4 March 2014, 11:13
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick review of one of the most commonly asked questions people inquire of J.G. Wentworth when they call our company looking to sell their structured settlement or annuity payments for cash now. If I sell my future payments, how much money will I...
20 February 2014, 11:59
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Our recent blog explained the process of selling annuity payments for cash now; today, we'd like to offer that same simple explanation of how J.G. Wentworth purchases future structured settlement payments for cash now – putting that money into our customers’ hands as soon as...
18 February 2014, 11:58
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Every day, from all around the country, people call J.G. Wentworth looking to sell their future annuity payments for cash. And every day, our amazingly helpful account executives hear the same question: How does it work?  What needs to be done to get money out...
23 January 2014, 12:27
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Did you know that selling structured settlement payments is a process that is carefully watched over by the judicial system of this great country of ours? Here's how it works: whenever you engage in a transaction to sell your structured settlement payments, your contract is...
21 January 2014, 06:20
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Did you know that in most cases J.G. Wentworth can buy any combination of future payments from your structured settlement or annuity? Receiving regular monthly payments from your structured settlement or annuity? – J.G. Wentworth can offer you a lump sum of cash for these...
7 January 2014, 12:31
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here, starting the year off with part two of our list of questions commonly asked by folks interested in selling their future structured settlement or annuity payments for cash now. Why should I sell my structured settlement or annuity payments for cash? Long-term unemployment, sudden medical...
2 January 2014, 12:29
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In honor of the New Year, today we would like to post answers to some of our most commonly asked questions.  So without further ado: Who is J.G. Wentworth, and what do you do? J.G. Wentworth is one of this nation's largest and most experienced...
19 December 2013, 02:53
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here.  Are you interested in selling your structured settlement or annuity payments but are scared about losing your monthly income? If you are, make no mistake – you are not alone. Folks around the country call us every day looking to sell their structured settlement or...
10 December 2013, 03:17
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Every day, customers around the country reach out to us with troubling stories about how receiving their structured settlement or annuity payments are keeping them from receiving essential government services. The problem is that these regular payments are frequently counted by the government as income...
5 December 2013, 04:24
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Did you know that J.G. Wentworth offers lump-sum payments for life contingent annuity payments? In case you don't know what this term means, please allow us to explain.  Life contingent annuities are those annuities that offer payments at regular periods for the rest of one’s...
14 November 2013, 02:31
Hi folks, JG Wentworth here.  Today we'd like to talk about a rather serious problem – one that can strike both current annuity recipients and those planning on receiving money from their annuity in the future. The problem involves Medicaid and Medicare, and whether receiving annuity payments might actually lead...
31 October 2013, 02:55
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick review of a question commonly asked by folks looking to sell their future structured settlement or annuity payments for cash now: How long will it take for me to get that cash into my pocket? For structured settlement holders, the first step...
15 October 2013, 02:13
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. If you are currently receiving money from an annuity, or are scheduled to receive payments from an annuity in the future, you have a choice that past Americans did not have: the choice to receive these payments over time, or to sell these payments now...
3 October 2013, 04:01
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick reminder to check out our amazing resource page, which can be found here. What's on our resource page, you might ask? That's easy - just about everything you need to know to get started on the process of selling your structured settlement...
26 September 2013, 03:08
One of the most common questions asked by individuals looking to sell their future structured settlement or annuity payments: What percentage of my future payments will J.G. Wentworth take?  There is not one simple answer to that question.  It will depend on the specific details of your particular structured settlement...
10 September 2013, 04:16
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In a previous blog, we put together a list of questions structured settlement holders should ask themselves before attempting to sell their future settlement payments for cash. Along those same lines, if you are an annuity holder looking for cash now in exchange for all...
5 September 2013, 01:24
We wanted to give you a reminder that selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash does not have to be an all-or-nothing proposition. Thinking about selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash, but don't want to sell them all off at one time? Worried that at...
29 August 2013, 01:02
"The readiness is all." - Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 2 Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick guide on how to best prepare to sell your structured settlement payments for cash now. Most people looking to sell structured settlement payments are fairly new to the process, and may even...
25 June 2013, 11:32
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In a recent blog, we reviewed the five-step process on how to sell structured settlement payments for cash. Today, for all you annuity holders out there, we would like to talk about how to sell future annuity payments. Just how easy is it to sell...
19 June 2013, 10:14
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In case you are new to our blog, today we would like to offer you a quick summary of the process of selling structured settlement payments for cash.  Please know that you can always look in our extensive blog archive for more information about any...
7 May 2013, 01:35
Are you thinking about selling your future structured settlement or annuity payments for cash? Have you considered contacting J.G. Wentworth to arrange the transaction, but are worried about getting hit by extra fees or surcharges that will cut down on the cash you ultimately receive? Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here...
2 May 2013, 10:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with five extremely important questions about your structured settlement that only you can answer. 1) Can I afford to meet my monthly expenses, or am I slowly getting buried in a mountain of debt that is going to prove impossible to climb out of? Mortgage...
18 April 2013, 04:11
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Thinking about selling your structured settlement payments for cash? Here are three ways to know if selling these future payments is right for you. 1) You need cash now Long-term unemployment. A sudden medical emergency. Missed mortgage payments that may lead you to be forced...
25 March 2013, 10:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In a recent blog , we asked annuity holders to reflect upon five questions that we believe significantly impacted their financial future. Today, we would like to turn our attention to structured settlement recipients. If you are currently receiving regular payments from a structured settlement,...
22 March 2013, 01:17
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Are you thinking about getting cash now out of your structured settlement or annuity but are afraid of what will happen to your finances when those payment checks stop coming in the mail? Today we'd like to remind you that you do not have to...
15 March 2013, 10:56
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Almost 1/3 of all Americans today own an annuity. They either currently receive, or are scheduled to receive, regular annuity payments – money which may continue to be paid out to them for the rest of their lives. Are you one of them? If the...
7 March 2013, 10:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with some rather shocking statistics about student loan debt in the United States. 1) Almost 2/3 of bachelor's degree recipients borrow money to attend college. 2) The average student loan debt is approximately $23,000. 3) 10% of students owe more than $54,000, and 3% owe...
14 February 2013, 10:05
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here continuing our series on important keywords and terms we believe our customers need to know. While our previous blog focused on terms associated with structured settlements, todays will deal exclusively with annuities. So if you are currently receiving regular payments from an annuity, and are...
13 February 2013, 03:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a list of some common terms associated with structured settlements.  If you are currently receiving regular payments from a structured settlement, and are considering selling these future payments for cash, feel free to use these word definitions as a guide to help you understand...
29 January 2013, 06:41
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. There is hidden value in your structured settlement, with an opportunity to make money from your settlement payments sooner, rather than later. Do you know where this hidden value is? And do you know how to take advantage of it? In most cases, structured settlement...
24 January 2013, 10:01
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick thought for all those annuity holders out there. Did you know that in the past, annuity recipients had no way to get money out of their annuity other than according to the terms of their original annuity contracts? In other words, even...
17 January 2013, 10:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In our last blog we discussed some common questions folks call us with when they are looking to get money out of their structured settlement payments and into their pocket. Here are a few more questions worth reviewing. – Why should I sell my structured...
16 January 2013, 10:41
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a review of some common questions folks ask us when they call to talk about selling their structured settlement payments for cash. – Can I really get money now from my structured settlement payments? Yes. If you are currently receiving periodic payments from a...
13 December 2012, 10:47
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. While the two biggest entities of the J.G. Wentworth family of companies focus on offering lump sums of cash for structured settlement or annuity payments, in today's blog, we would like to talk about a few of the other transactions our entities offer to get...
5 November 2012, 10:00
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Millions of Americans rely on annuities. They count on their annuity to provide a steady flow of income, and to give them a financial cushion upon their retirement. For the majority of these people, annuities truly are wonderful things. However, the reality is that the...
23 October 2012, 01:22
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Let's continue the conversation from our previous blog post and discuss three other places folks turn to for a lump sum of cash - and see how those places compare to selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for a lump sum. – Selling structured...
18 October 2012, 09:11
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. When you need cash quickly, there are plenty of places you can go to get that money. But are they really better sources for cash than selling your structured settlement or annuity payments? Let's compare these common sources of cash to the lump sum you...
4 October 2012, 11:02
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. When folks call us to talk about selling their annuity payments for cash, one of the first things they usually ask is how long the process takes – and how quickly they can get that cash into their pockets. In today's blog we would like...
2 October 2012, 05:01
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a quick discussion on the difference between guaranteed and nonguaranteed payment provisions in your structured settlement or annuity contract. Knowing the difference between these two types of payments will help you understand the lump sum offer being made to you by our company. When...
18 September 2012, 03:51
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. If you are considering selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash, here's a list of 10 terms that we believe are important to know. They'll go a long way towards helping you understand the process of selling your payments to a company like...
11 September 2012, 01:45
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash may seem like a complicated, even intimidating, thing to try and do. But the truth is that it is really not as intimidating and complicated when you break the process down.  In today's blog we would...
20 August 2012, 06:06
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. If you're like most folks, you probably first heard of us through our commercials. Our award winning commercials have been sung, quoted, and even barked all around the country, and we're extremely proud so many folks know at least a little about us. Today's blog,...
17 August 2012, 02:13
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. As promised in my last blog post, here are some more common terms you are likely to come across when you are selling some or all of your structured settlement payments. You’ve made the smart choice about getting your finances in order, now here’s a...
26 July 2012, 06:52
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a short list of three important benefits of selling your structured settlement or annuity payments for cash. 1) You don't have to wait for money to come on someone else's schedule People who are receiving structured settlement or annuity payments have to wait for...
23 July 2012, 07:01
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today we'd like to talk about an important concept related to the real value of your structured settlement or annuity payments, and we'd like to do it by introducing to you an imaginary customer who is interested in selling his structured settlement payments for cash....
19 July 2012, 07:06
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In the previous blog we listed the three factors that help us determine the cash offer we hope to make for your structured settlement or annuity payments. They are: - What is the total dollar amount of the structured settlement or annuity payments you wish...
17 July 2012, 07:17
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today we'd like to talk about the question that is most often on people's minds when they give us a call: how much money can I get for my structured settlement or annuity payments? The simple but honest answer to that question is, it depends....
13 July 2012, 06:41
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. If you're considering selling your structured settlement or annuity payments, but don't want to sell all your future payments and then never receive periodic checks again, you've probably been considering a partial payment sale. This is a transaction in which either: (1) you sell the...
21 June 2012, 08:05
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a short list of some mistakes folks commonly make when they decide to sell their structured settlement or annuity payments for cash. We want to make sure you avoid falling into these traps, which can sometimes cause a great deal of harm to your...
19 June 2012, 08:06
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. While we oftentimes use this blog to talk about some pretty specific situations related to selling structured settlement or annuity payments, sometimes it's best to take a step back and review some of the more basic questions customers ask us. Here are a few: -...
11 June 2012, 08:10
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Do you ever get the feeling you're not really in control of your life? That circumstances or events are forcing you into situations where you have to behave in a certain manner? That you are constantly reacting to what life throws at you, rather than...
5 June 2012, 09:25
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Day and night we get calls from folks around the country looking to sell their structured settlement payments or annuity plans for cash now.  We take every call extremely seriously because we know what it's like to face a financial situation with no easy answers,...
21 May 2012, 10:05
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today we'd like to introduce you to the person you'll be speaking to when you call us to talk about selling your structured settlement or annuity payments. Of course, we don't know exactly who you'll be talking to when you give us a call. But...
10 May 2012, 10:10
Hi folks, JG Wentworth here. Today we would like to give a quick review of some of the pros and cons associated with selling your structured settlement or annuity payments in exchange for cash now.  If you are in any kind of financial bind, yet remain undecided about what course...
1 May 2012, 10:13
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today, we'd like to talk about a situation folks who call us oftentimes find themselves in: they're receiving regular payments from a structured settlement or annuity, need cash now to take care of a financial problem – but don't necessarily want to sell all their...
13 April 2012, 06:15
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today we will continue our review of some important terms and concepts related to selling structured settlement or annuity payments. Annuity Contract - The written agreement between the individual and the insurance company that stipulates the features of the annuity and the rights and responsibilities...
11 April 2012, 06:17
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a short list of some important terms and concepts related to selling structured settlement or annuity payments for a lump sum of cash. Annuity – A contract which provides for a series of payments for a specific period of time. While most annuities are...
5 April 2012, 06:18
Hi folks, JG Wentworth here to talk about the unfortunate impact inflation can have on the long-term value of your structured settlement or annuity plan. You've probably heard someone say something along the lines of, "Gosh, a dollar just doesn't go as far as it used to." Most of us...
29 March 2012, 06:21
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In our previous blog, we talked about the Time Value of Money, a principal used to help explain why the present value of a certain amount of money is always worth more than its future value. In our example, the person who chose to receive...
27 March 2012, 06:23
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here.  We've all heard the saying, "Time is money". But if you are currently receiving a structured settlement or annuity payment plan, have you ever stopped and thought about just how much that saying may apply to you? Let's begin the conversation by asking a question that,...
15 March 2012, 06:28
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here with a short list of the kinds of people who call us looking for cash now. These folks include: - Winners of lawsuits/out-of-court settlement recipients Health and Auto insurance companies frequently set up structured settlement plans to victims of car accidents and medical malpractice. If...
13 March 2012, 06:32
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. In a recent blog we talked about what to expect when you first call J.G. Wentworth to talk about selling your structured settlement payments. This is our first opportunity to get to know you – and for you to get to know us, as well....
8 March 2012, 06:33
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. When you call J.G. Wentworth, the first thing you'll learn is that we love answering questions. We know people are calling J.G. Wentworth because they are looking for solutions to their cash needs, and we take great pride in putting our customers at ease as...
29 February 2012, 06:38
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. A wise man once said, "Every journey begins with a single step." If you have a structured settlement payment or fixed annuity plan and need cash now, we believe that your first step to taking control of your own money should begin by calling J.G....
19 January 2012, 06:52
Hi Folks, J.G. Wentworth here. Today I'd like to talk about one of the greatest benefits of selling your annuity payments: potentially higher returns as a result of diversifying your investment. Many baby boomers are turning to annuities as a safe investment opportunity because they are a source of guaranteed...
17 January 2012, 06:53
Hi Everyone, J.G. Wentworth here. While winning the lottery may seem like a far-fetched dream, some lucky folks have realized this blissful reality. And with this reality they have also faced the decision as to whether to receive periodic payments or a lump sum. After receiving a large amount of...
12 January 2012, 06:54
Hi Everyone, J.G. Wentworth here. Debt has become a growing concern affecting countless Americans. And while some are able to manage their financial issues on their own, others find themselves knee-deep in debt and looking for a solution. Fortunately, J.G. Wentworth can help. By selling your structured settlement payments for...
10 January 2012, 06:56
You may be wondering what exactly a structured settlement is. In simple terms, it is a financial package that is awarded to provide money through a series of payments over time, rather than in one lump sum. Each structured settlement is different in the duration of the payment period, as...
4 January 2012, 02:47
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. I’m continuing my blog series on structured settlement funding versus other ways you can getcash when you need it.  In this particular post, I’m comparing selling some or all of yourstructured settlement payments versus borrowing from your 401(k) plan. Borrowing from your 401(k) Positives: It’s quick.  Sometimes you can...
29 December 2011, 02:20
Hi folks, J.G. Wentworth here. I'm in the business of helping people get a lump sum of cash in order to meet their financial goals. Receiving your cash after selling some or all of your structured settlement, fixed annuity, or lottery payments must feel like a huge weight is lifted...
20 December 2011, 02:23
Hi Everyone, J.G. Wentworth here. Once you agree to the payment terms of a structured settlement, you won’t be able to change those terms at a later time. Even if your needs change drastically, you are stuck with the conditions of the original contract. That means if you suddenly become...
15 December 2011, 02:25
Hi there, J.G. Wentworth here. It’s my personal mission to help Americans who need cash now by purchasing their future payments for a lump sum of money. That doesn’t mean just buying structured settlement or annuity payments, handing over the cash, and hoping for the best; rather, I feel like...
1 December 2011, 02:36
Hi folks. J.G. Wentworth here, again. I want to talk to you about one of the most common questions I get when it comes to selling structured settlement payments. Often times, people ask me if they're getting some sort of loan in exchange for their settlement payments. Simply put, the...
29 November 2011, 02:37
Hello everyone. J.G Wentworth here and I'm here to discuss options for lottery and jackpot winners. Most people rarely come in contact with people lucky enough to hit the jackpot or win the lottery, but in my line of work, I have worked with many winners after they "hit for...
22 November 2011, 06:25
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here.  I want to talk to you today about something that's important to all of us; your retirement. For many people, planning for retirement is something they do for a significant period of their working life.  They plan their golden years around Social Security, pensions, 401(k)s...
17 November 2011, 02:38
Hello there. J.G. Wentworth here. If you're one of the many Americans who receive structured settlement payments, I'd like to talk to you today. Have you been injured through no fault of your own and are now suffering with massive medical bills? Maybe you've decided to purchase a home or...
27 October 2011, 04:51
Hi there.  J.G. Wentworth here. Over the years, I’ve been approached many times by individuals wanting to know if they could buy, as an investment, the structured settlement payment streams we buy from our customers. Though it would be quite easy for us to sell the stream of payments we...
5 April 2011, 05:18
Hi everybody.  J.G. Wentworth here. You know we’re coming up on out 20th year in the business.  That’s a long time.  But, do you want to know the question I’ve heard most over the years?:  ‘Mr. Wentworth, is selling some or all of my structured settlement payments a good idea or not?’ It’s not really a black...
8 March 2011, 05:19
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. Chances are when you need cash you need it fast.  There are plenty of places you can go, but they’re all different in terms of how quickly you can get the money you need, and the terms you can get it on.  I’ve covered many of these sources of...
1 March 2011, 02:42
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. Listen, there’s lot of places to get cash when you need it.  The issue is they’re not all the same, and some sources are more appropriate than other under certain circumstances.  That’s why I’ve wanted to spend some time in my blog examining the various sources.   So far we’ve...
22 February 2011, 05:20
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. In a number of my recent posts, I’ve covered lots of places you can go to get money and compared these sources to structured settlements.  So far we’ve covered things like credit cards, your 401(k), bank loans,friends and family and even rent-to-own stores.   Pretty exhaustive, but we’re not done yet.  Let’s not forget home equity...
15 February 2011, 05:23
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. When you need money, there are lots of places you can turn to: friends and family, credit cards, your 401(k).   Ultimately, it seems though that despite the number of places you can turn to, getting the actual funds you need is always quite challenging. Banks represent a good example of...
10 February 2011, 05:26
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. When you need money, there are several options.  Some of these include getting a bank loan, using credit cards, borrowing from your 401(k) plan and so forth.  In this blog entry, I’m going to comparestructured settlement funding to buying products through rent to own retailers.  Rent to own retailers offer consumers low weekly...
1 February 2011, 05:37
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. When you need money, there are several options.  Some of these include getting a bank loan, using credit cards, borrowing from your 401(k) plan and so forth.  In this blog entry, I’m going to compare structured settlement funding to getting a loan from friends and family. Positives:  Friends and...
30 December 2010, 05:41
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. When you need money, there are several options.  Some of these include getting a bank loan, getting money from friends and family or selling some of your investments, to name a few.  In my next few blog entries I’ll discuss the positives and negatives of different options, and ultimately...
18 November 2010, 03:07
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. As promised in my last blog post, here are some more common terms you are likely to come across when you are selling some or all of your structured settlement payments. You’ve made the smart choice about getting your finances in order, now here’s a...
16 November 2010, 03:08
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. Listen, if you are considering selling some or all of your structured settlement payments, congratulations. I’m sure you’ve reviewed the alternatives, and are making the smartest choice available to you at this time. Make another smart choice: Come to J.G. Wentworth. Now that you’ve made...
9 November 2010, 03:09
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. In my last blog entry, I told you about how to get ready to sell yourstructured settlement payments.  I’d like to continue that entry with three more steps you should take before moving ahead with a transaction. Get options.  There are many, many different ways to break up your payments...
4 November 2010, 03:10
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. There are a surprisingly large number of folks out there who don’t do the proper amount of planning before they sell their structured settlement.  Because of this, I thought I’d outline the steps we recommend our customers follow before selling some or all of their settlement payments. Review...
21 October 2010, 02:50
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. You know it struck me the other day that there’s a lot of talk right now about the inability of ordinary folks to get loans because then banks aren’t lending. But if you have a structured settlement, this may not matter. After all, why take...
19 August 2010, 03:01
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. Everywhere you look these days you see the news headline that mortgage rates are at historic lows. They are indeed low. While a rising tide lifts all boats, falling interest rates tend to lower all other rates. We’re no exception. Right now our rates are...
12 August 2010, 03:03
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. You know the question I get the most frequently is, ‘Should I sell my structured settlement payments?’ I always answer pretty much the same way by saying that everyone’s situation is different and what works for one person may not at all work for another.  That’s a pretty...
8 July 2010, 03:27
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. You know, when you are feeling the pinch financially, you might think you are alone.  That no one else has ever walked in your shoes. We see things a little differently here.  The fact is because we get thousands of phone calls from people seeking lump sums of...
15 June 2010, 03:06
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. You know, most structured settlements and annuities have more features than their recipients realize. I think it’s critically important that, if you own a structured settlement or annuity, you take some time to understand its features. For instance, many structured settlements and annuities have guaranteed...
25 May 2010, 06:44
Thinking about selling some or all of your future structured settlement payments and getting cash for structured settlement?  This is an important decision.  After all, you may have thought long and hard about accepting the settlement. For this reason, selling some or all of your settlement payments may provoke questions and concerns. One...
13 May 2010, 03:39
Hi everyone. J.G. Wentworth here. Hey, I really like technology and can’t believe all of the wonderful things you can do with it, especially when it comes to communications. Now I don’t have to confine myself to television commercials when I want to talk about structured settlements and annuities. Though...
4 May 2010, 03:40
Hi everyone.  J.G. Wentworth here. What happens when you call 877-CASH-NOW to inquire about selling your structured settlement or annuity payments?  You will speak with a professionally trained account representative. Below are some of the things your account rep can help you with. Creating options.  He or she can break your stream of payments down...
15 April 2010, 06:52
Hey folks. J.G. Wentworth here. I want to alert you to an important piece of information you might not know when you call in to ask about selling your structured settlement payments. It’s this: The person who answers the telephone has been specifically trained to help you exchange some or...