Top 10 Secondary Market Annuity Facts

Traditional asset management strategies focus on a balanced blend of stocks and bonds. Individual managers have various strategies for managing each portion, but students of history learned over 100 years ago in the Industrial Revolution that specialization was the key to unlocking productivity and performance. Why entrust your retirement income needs to a generalist? Why… Continue reading Top 10 Secondary Market Annuity Facts

Companies That Buy Structured Settlements

If you’re in need of immediate cash and it’s going to be some time before receiving the next installment of annuity payments for your structured settlement, it’s time to examine the options. If you find that those small payments don’t take care of your financial needs, let’s take a look at the options for your… Continue reading Companies That Buy Structured Settlements

Marketing to Your Existing Customer Base

Taking Inventory. What types of products and/or services does your company sell? Many companies sell one or more products and/or services; how well do you know your business? Starting with a basic list or categorizing products/services will help you get organized and add clarity when developing a new base marketing strategy. Once your list is… Continue reading Marketing to Your Existing Customer Base

Eight Rules of Successful Online Collaboration

You are going to launch your new product tomorrow. But, the campaign master plan is on your marketing manager’s laptop and she’s not present at the moment. The marketing budget figures you urgently need were emailed to you after last night’s WebEx, but it is buried in a large amount of inbox content that arrived… Continue reading Eight Rules of Successful Online Collaboration

When Should You Sell Your Structured Settlement?

You’ve probably heard them on the radio, or seen their ads on TV: finance companies eager to purchase structured settlements (or annuity or other stream of scheduled payments which are legally bound in place). In other words, these firms will give the holder of a structured settlement a single lump sum of money for all… Continue reading When Should You Sell Your Structured Settlement?

Understanding All About Structured Settlement Loans

You can get structured settlement loans in almost all states of the US. Mostly, people enter into structured settlements for getting compensation from the companies or individuals after lawsuits. This compensation is paid over a set time period, and in equal installments. These installments are mostly in the form of life insurance agreement that can… Continue reading Understanding All About Structured Settlement Loans

Future Homes and Neighborhoods Will Likely Be Compact, Greener, and Friendlier

American home and neighborhood designs change constantly. If you put yourself randomly in a 20th century neighborhood, chances are that you could tell the decade it was built, even after the avocado-green siding is replaced. We may be in for an even bigger than normal shift in the next decade. How will a 2015 neighborhood… Continue reading Future Homes and Neighborhoods Will Likely Be Compact, Greener, and Friendlier

Webinar Tools: The Right Room Size for Your Budget

Are you in search for the most popular and highly recommended webinar tools for you small business? Are you badly in need of an easy-to-use and affordable webinar application that is capable of handling more than a thousand attendees per session at different locations? Then you just have brought yourself to the first step of… Continue reading Webinar Tools: The Right Room Size for Your Budget

Ed’s Ed

Monday, September 10, 2001 It was mid-afternoon when I drove out to visit my friend, Ed Cain, on his five-acre parcel of land near Port Townsend, Washington. In a clearing of Douglas fir and white cedar, he’d built a modest two-room house and studio, a sizable vegetable garden, and several large pens in which he… Continue reading Ed’s Ed

The Potential Advantages of Web Conferencing for Use in Training Pharmaceutical Field Personnel

Pharmaceutical companies typically hold between 3 and 4 meetings for field personnel per year to update sales and marketing strategies, bring new products to market, re-certify personnel on compliance and regulatory practices, and potentially to roll-out new hardware or software for sales force productivity. These meetings typically coincide with the quarters of either the calendar… Continue reading The Potential Advantages of Web Conferencing for Use in Training Pharmaceutical Field Personnel