So you were involved in a large lawsuit or you were lucky enough to win a lottery drawing. You were excited and then you began planning what to do with your planned income. You probably have thought about purchasing a larger home, a nicer car or that motorcycle that you always wanted. That is until you learned that instead of receiving all of the money that you are owed up front; you will be receiving annuity payments or structured settlement payments. This means that you will be receiving smaller monthly payments throughout your life, rather than all in one lump sum. For many obvious reasons, a lump might sound more attractive and make life easier for you. It might enable you to do the many things you planned on doing with your money.
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