There has been major legislative movement making improvements to the Structured Settlement Protection Act across the states, most recently in Florida, Virginia and Wisconsin.  Now, progress is being made to ensure that injured parties are being protected and the word of the benefits of structured settlements is spreading. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early invite Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss this important legislation.

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On this special edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen chats with the new President of Ringler, Geoffrey E. Hunt,  about his goals and thoughts on the structured settlement industry in Ringler’s 40th Anniversary year.

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Lump sum payment over a structure. The unpredictability of the market.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague and co-host Angus Kennedy to discuss some of the questions, solutions and what people should know about the benefits of the structured settlement.

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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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Today on Ringler Radio, host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early, talk with Congressman Jim Langevin, a Democrat, representing constituents from the 2nd District in Rhode Island since 2001.  Congressman Langevin talks about his own personal experience with a structured settlement years ago that helped him and public policy for structured settlements today. Hear one of the best cases for the long-term security of a structured settlement instead of a lump sum settlement.

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Whether you are a member or just someone interested in structures, National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) is the voice of the industry. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleagues, Randy Dyer, the current President of NSSTA and John Machir, President‑elect of NSSTA, to talk about the bigger issues that are facing the structured settlement industry today and some of the leading items on their agenda for 2012..

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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague and co‑host, Brian J. Fillion and guests, Sandra O’Sullivan, President of Ametros Financial Corporation and Tom Ash, Chief Executive Officer of Ametros Financial, to discuss the professional administration of Medicare Set-Aside funds and Medicare Set-Aside trusts.  Sandra and Tom talk about the benefits of Professional Administration, managing the fund as a professional administrator and how professional administration works in a structured settlement.

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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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When a child is injured, families suffer not only from the devastation of injury, they also suffer financially. After a lawsuit settlement, they are then faced with the difficult decision of whether to accept a lump sum or a structured settlement in their case. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Rachel D. Grant, Settlement Annuity Specialist in the Detroit office are joined by guest,  Attorney James C. Lewis from the firm, Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton, P.C., in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Jim shares his insights about why a structured settlement is the best choice when a child is injured and how this decision can benefit not only the child, but the entire family in the long run.

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Financial risk is on everyone’s mind these days, so what’s the economic landscape in the insurance industry?  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, along with co-host Joan Pagnano, joins Michael F. Ceppi, President of Alan Gray Insurance Company, to talk about the importance of consumer confidence and how a structured settlement is a secure financial solution in hard economic times.

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