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If you are receiving structured payments, you may ask yourself “how do I sell my structured settlement for cash?” There are many different options when it comes to selling your annuity, but it pays to do your research. Whether you have lottery payments or a structured settlement, it may be a good idea to get the cash.
Think About the Options
Before you sell a structured annuity, think about all the decisions thoroughly. According to the CEO of J.G. Wentworth, selling the settlement is a great financial decision. If you decide on an immediate annuity option, you can start receiving payment (more…)
Company payroll services are hard enough for one country — let alone two! American companies that hire employees in Canada are often unprepared for Canada’s payroll and labor laws. Canada has about 190 laws regarding payroll on the books. Handling payroll in both the United States and Canada is daunting, so much so that some companies are hesitant to expand to Canada — even if the expansion would greatly benefit the company. As a result, many American companies (and companies from other countries) hire professional payroll processing companies to do all the dirty work for them!
What does this work entail? Here are just a few of the things professional comp (more…)
Businesses have enough to worry about on a day-to-day basis. One of the tasks that they shouldn’t spend much time worrying on is counting the money they have. However, counting is a serious task, and it’s more complicated than it sounds. Before the advent of fully electronic currency counter machines in the 1980s, money had to be counted by hand. As you could imagine, this took serious labor. Major money counting operations involved several people and often had to be repeated two or three times (if not more) just to safeguard against human error. This put a serious strain on businesses, banks, and other financial institutions.
Thankfully, businesses a (more…)
Choosing to invest in real estate properties is a big decision to make — and there’s a lot of terminology included in the process which might not make sense if you don’t have a lot of experience in the industry. REITs, in particular, are a complicated part of commercial real estate investing — but they’re also pretty important, so here are a few of the most common questions new investors have:
- “Should I invest in real estate?” Real estate investments are definitely a great choice if you have some extra money to invest — and also if you’re a patient person! One of the biggest advantages of real estate investing is that it’s possible to invest a small amount of money but end up with a substantial amount of money.
- “Should I invest in property for commercia (more…)
Running a small business is tough. Half of small businesses don’t last more than five years, and many never turn a profit before they fail. Sometimes this is because of poor business practices, but sometimes it’s because of customers failing to pay quickly enough, or at all. If you’re a business owner struggling with accounts [...]
Throughout the world, many companies face the problem of consumer debt. Unfortunately, it looks like this problem is only going to get worse. In fact, statistics show that outstanding consumer is estimated to reach $4 trillion by the end of this year. If you’re wanting to defend your business against this problem, it’s wise to [...]
Keeping a retail business running smoothly is no easy or simple task. From the mundane day to day tasks, such as stocking and organizing shelves to customer service, to the more in depth responsibilities like inventory tracking and financials, there are many loose threads in the fabric of retail that can seem impossible to keep [...]
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