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To Sell or Not to Sell Structured Settlement Payments? Start Here.

Something unexpected (and expensive) might have come up in your life, you need a lot of money right away, and you’re thinking about selling your structured settlement. Or, maybe you’re just wondering if you can “cash out” your future structured settlement payments and collect a lump sum. If that sounds like you, you’ve found a great place to start!

The Laws that Protect People Who Sell Structured Settlement Payments

There are several layers of federal and state laws that protect individuals who want to sell their future structured settlement payments. If you are weighing your options, this may be a helpful place to start. 

Why the Structured Settlement Marketplace Gets a Bad Rap

When you “sell” your future structured settlement payments, you are really transferring the rights to the payments in exchange for a lump sum. Sounds reasonable, right? Unfortunately, selling payments can mean entering the lion’s den of an industry that does not work in your best interest.

What is the Timeline to Get Cash for My Structured Settlement Payments?

If selling some or all of your future structured settlement payments is the right decision, there are a few factors that can determine the speed of the process.

The 4-1-1 on Maryland Structured Settlements

Maryland is known for being one of the more heavily-regulated states when it comes to guidelines for selling future structured settlement payments. Here's what you need to know.

How Often Do People Sell Structured Settlement Payments?

People who win a personal injury case and receive a structured settlement rely on their periodic payments to financially sustain themselves. But life happens, financial situations change, and emergencies and opportunities arise. 

Can I Pay for an Emergency Home Renovation with My Structured Settlement Payments?

If you have a structured settlement, it is possible that you could get cash for your future payments to pay for a home renovation. It first depends on whether the court agrees that it’s a good move for you. Then, it’s up to you to decide whether it’s the right thing to do.

3 Questions to Ask Before You Sell Your Structured Settlement for Cash

Selling your structured settlement is a big financial move for an annuitant to make. If you’re thinking of selling some or all of your future payments, here are a few questions to ask yourself -- and an expert -- before making the decision.

Why Can't I Sell a Structured Settlement Overnight?

If you want to sell your structured settlement payments and you’ve done your research, you probably know it can take weeks or months to finalize the transaction. Where does all the time go in the selling process?

A Surprising Type of Asset You Can Buy

Individuals and companies have the ability to buy the right to other people’s future payments from structured settlements. Purchasing future structured settlement payments has multiple benefits. 

What does the SECURE Act do?

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was signed into law, becoming the farthest reaching retirement legislation in more than ten years. It helps people who are planning for their financial future in a variety of ways. 

What to Expect When You Call CrowFly

Whether you are in dire need to pay off medical or student loan debt, you want to start a new business venture, you need a new house, or it’s time for a new car, we are here to understand and listen to those needs. 

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Learn more about how structured settlements are sold and bought, and how to get what you deserve.

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