As James M. Early, CSSC, a Senior Advisor at Ringler, becomes the 2017 President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), there’s work to do on Capitol Hill. Listen as Jim Early, talks with Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with Executive Director of NSSTA, Eric Vaughn, about tax code reform legislation, tort reform and advocacy for disabled Americans with a new administration in Washington, D.C.

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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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Insights about how structured settlements are used and what can be done to improve the process are featured in a new Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) article titled, Understanding Structured Settlements, written by Kevin Silo, President of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) and Taylor Smith, President of CLM Advisors. Based on a NSSTA survey of claims professionals, hear about important issues especially when it comes to structured settlement consultants. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and his co-host, Jim Early invite Eric Vaughn, Executive Director of National Structured Settlements Trade Association, to discuss the details on this podcast.

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In 2014, the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) commissioned CLM Advisors to conduct a study, where the focus was on how senior claims executives perceive the value of structured settlements and the value that structured settlement consultants bring to the table.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Robert Caples welcomes Taylor Smith, President of CLM Advisors, to spotlight this study, discuss the findings and explore how we can educate others on the value of structured settlements.

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The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) is a driving force educating Americans about the value of a structured settlement.   Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and colleague, John Machir, a founding member and current President of NSSTA and head of National Marketing for Ringler, discuss the many  issues that NSSTA champions behind the scenes on Capitol Hill.  Larry and John take a look at tax reform and Congress, protecting the tax free status of annuity payments to people with serious injuries and how a structured settlement expert is vital for a successful settlement outcome.

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This past April, members of National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) decided to “Take the Hill”. They headed to Capitol Hill for meetings with members of Congress and senior Congressional staff to discuss important public policy and the economic security benefits of structured settlements.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen talks to Ringler colleagues, Peter Early and Erin Muller about their experience at “Take the Hill” and their mission to educate our elected officials on the benefits of structured settlements.

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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes  Ross Duncan, the newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Ringler.  Ross and Larry discuss the current status of the settlement industry and the direction Ringler is headed in 2012.  In addition, Ross explains how to adapt to changes in the industry, how his colleagues can benefit from Ringler’s new website and his personal goals for the year.

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As factoring companies continue to inundate the airwaves with their high pitched promises of ready cash for structured settlements, vulnerable consumers in this tough economy are finding it more difficult to resist the hard sell; with many receiving far less than fair market value.  On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes co-host, Jim Early and special guest, Attorney Peter J. Vodola of Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP to discuss how the current legal system looks at these transactions. Peter explains how Ceron v. Henderson, a recent California case, has been impacting the factoring practice. He also reviews the scope of various state legislative efforts trying to provide greater protection for structured settlement recipients.

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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and Joseph Barnet, Vice President of Prudential Retirement and Product Manager of Prudential’s structured settlement annuity product discuss how a life insurance company and a structured settlement specialist work together to meet the needs of their mutual clients. You’ll hear about Prudential’s role in the structured settlement process, how Ringler and Prudential work together to find the best solution for individual claimants and how age ratings impact the benefits received.

On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes co‑host and Ringler colleague Randy Dyer and guest Michael P. Kelly, the current president of the board of directors of NSSTA, to talk about the challenges facing the structured settlement industry in 2011. Larry, Randy and Mike take a look at NSSTA’s strategy,  the most important initiative for the structured settlement industry on Capitol Hill and using technology to connect with new members and push new initiatives.