There is cause for concern about factoring companies offering quick cash for structured settlement payments that fall short of the total value of a structured settlement over a claimant’s lifetime. This is particularly worrisome in the cases of disabled people whose health costs may skyrocket over time. So how can we protect individuals from these practices? In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer and special guests, Sally Greenberg, Executive Director of the National Consumers League and Mark Perriello, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), to discuss protecting consumers and people living with disabilities and educating them on the benefits of structures for their long-term financial security.

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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is the driving force behind assisting people with disabilities. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer, and special guest, Mark Perriello, the President and CEO of the AAPD , to talk about some of the important work that the AAPD is doing this year and the proposed Federal tax reform that could impact people with disabilities, as well as those who have structured settlements.

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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), is the nation’s largest disability rights organization, helping many individuals since its inception. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins co-host, Randy Dyer, and special guest, Mark Perriello, the President and CEO of the AAPD, to talk about AAPD’s mission for 2013, all the great things the organization is involved in and the continued fight for people with disabilities.

The American Association of People with Disabilities 2013 Leadership Awards Gala will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The AAPD is the nation’s largest “Cross Disability” organization and has raised over $1.7 Million for the 2013 Gala—an all-time record! In addition, over 25 members of Congress plan to attend. For more information on this great event, please click here.

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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, and returning guest, Tony Coelho, the past chair and member of the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the interim President and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation, to share his personal journey and his ongoing fight for people living with disabilities. Tony shares his thoughts on health care, how structured settlements have benefited a person with disabilities, in addition to the AAPD’s mission for 2012 and his work with the Epilepsy Foundation.

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NSSTA stands for National Structured Settlements Trade Association – the largest gathering of top professionals in the country taking the lead in the structured settlement industry.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss what’s ahead for NSSTA 2012. Eric addresses everything from  NSSTA’s Annual Meeting to its Take the Hill initiative with Congress, and the steps individuals of retirement age should take to ensure a better financial future.


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A champion of rights for the disabled, Tony Coelho, Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), who authored, in part, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, carries on the fight for the rights of the disabled in today’s issues. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Randy Dyer, talk to Tony about his lifelong advocacy, his personal story with epilepsy and how a structured settlement can assist those living with disabilities.

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According to the Census Bureau, 54 million Americans have a disability. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, on this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague, Randy Dyer and guests, Gary L. Talbot, the Assistant General Manager for System Wide Accessibility with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Andrew J. Imparato, Full‑time President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of People with Disabilities, AAPD, to discuss the latest on the Americans with Disabilities Act. They take a look at how the down economy has affected programs for the disabled, the biggest issues facing people with disabilities today and the progress made over the years for people with disabilities.

According to the US Census Bureau, 54 million American personally experience some form of disability. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen welcomes Andrew J. Imparato, president and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities to discuss living with disabilities under the new administration.   Hear about  the AAPD and its mission, President Obama’s efforts to empower people with disabilities and and how structured settlements can help.

Did you know that over 50 million Americans are disabled? Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, head of NE Operations for Ringler, as we discuss structuring settlements with disabled clients. Our special guest is Andy Imparato, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), who shares his moving story of being diagnosed with bipolar disorder in law school. He shares the management of his disability as well as important information about new legislation, outreach and advocacy for all disabled people. Be sure to listen to this insightful show!