Before the New Year, we did a show on how the fiscal cliff and how it could potentially impact the structured settlement industry and legal clients. Since then, a deal was reached averting a financial crisis for now and has been signed into law by President Obama. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, Bill Wakelee, follow-up with Dr. Christopher Coyne, Economist and Associate Professor of Finance at St. Joseph’s University, on the specifics on the fiscal cliff deal, general reaction and its overall impact on Americans and the structured settlement industry.

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Over the past few years we have experienced a financial meltdown, impacting many, including personal injury victims who did not minimize risk. A full economic recovery is slow to come but there are ways to protect your financial future. Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Bill Wakelee, talk with returning guest, Dr. Christopher Coyne about how these difficult financial times have affected these unique investors of the structured settlement world. They talk about how structures deal with the volatility of the marketplace and the preservation of capital concept with the structured settlement.

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In this edition of Ringler Radio, join host, Larry Cohen and co-host, William D. Wakelee, settlement annuity specialist in Ringler’s Philadelphia office, as they turn to Dr. Christopher Coyne, Associate Professor in the Department of Finance from Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University to discuss the state of the economy, the importance of a structured settlement especially now and how we all need to have hope during these hard times.

How can the issues that arise in behavioral finance specifically and profoundly affect personal injury victims as members of that unique investor class? Join Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-host, William D. Wakelee from the Ringler office in Philadelphia, as they come full circle in part three of this tremendous series on the unique investor class. Ringler Radio welcomes returning guest, Dr. Christopher Coyne, from St. Joseph’s University, who will re-cap by exploring the three concepts within the investment decision-making process, how people behave even after they’ve decided to take a guaranteed tax-free structured settlement and how unique investors simply can’t afford risk.

Behavioral finance deals with what academics have seen people do, instead of what people ought to do and is an area of finance that’s getting increasing attention among academics and practitioners. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, William D. Wakelee, settlement annuity specialist in Ringler’s Philadelphia office, as they discuss the growing area of behavioral finance. Ringler Radio welcomes the expert, Dr. Christopher Coyne of St. Joseph’s University, as they explore the behavioral aspects of financial decision, the concept of risk return vs. irrationality, the importance of utility and highlight Dr. Coyne’s involvement with studies on behavioral finance.

Victims of personal injury have unique current and future needs resulting from their injuries. And as plaintiffs in a lawsuit, who may receive large settlements, they soon become a unique investor class facing important financial decisions. Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Bill Wakelee from Ringler as they discuss the topic from the perspective of risk and investment strategies with well-known expert, Christopher Coyne, Associate Professor at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Hear about wealth accumulation and preservation of capital among other important issues personal injury victims AND their lawyers should know about!