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Synchrony Bank

Synchrony is an online-only bank that offers a variety of savings options, including standard savings accounts, money market accounts, CDs and IRAs. It offers a variety of perks to account holders, in

State Farm Bank

State Farm Bank is an online-only bank offered by the well-known insurance company. It offers savings accounts, checking accounts, IRAs, mortgages, home equity loans and auto loans. First Internet Ban

Radius Bank

Radius Bank is an online bank that offers a variety of checking and savings accounts. It doesn’t offer much in the way of loans. It has some excellent benefits that members can take advantage of

Strategic Capital

Strategic Capital's website emphasizes repeatedly that not everyone should sell their structured annuity settlement. It recognizes, however, certain situations where having all or part of a structured

Stone Street Capital

Stone Street Capital offers lump-sum payments for structured payment annuities from settlements or lottery winnings. It has been in business for over 25 years, and it offers free quotes. Some structu


SenecaOne can give you a lump sum payment for your structured annuity, whether it's a structured settlement or lottery winnings. It also has a program for pre-settlement funding and cash advances on y

Novation Settlement Solutions

Novation Settlement Solutions has been in business since 2000 and has purchased over $1.2 billion in structured settlements, annuities and other cash flows, including entertainment and sports royaltie

Annuity Transfers

Annuity Transfers is a structured settlement company based in Plano, Texas. It has been in business since 2003 and specializes in buying annuities and structured settlements. It doesn't offer any addi

Fairfield Funding

Fairfield Funding focuses strictly on buying structured settlements and has been in business for seven years now. Its website has many tools and resources to help you learn what you can expect from se

Peachtree Financial Solutions

Peachtree Financial Solutions is a Pennsylvania-based financial company that specializes in buying structured settlement annuities. In 2011 it was purchased by J.G. Wentworth but continues to operate

J.G. Wentworth

J.G. Wentworth is one of the largest buyers of structured settlements. It offers a variety of financial services, including prepaid cards, personal loans and mortgages. (It also owns Peachtree Financi

Foreclosures: Back to Basics

As the market slows, the potential for foreclosure grows. While the market was hot and interest was low, many were paying big bucks for their dream digs. Real estate investing went from a gamble to a


OneSpace (formerly CrowdSource) connects freelance workers with businesses. However, rather than allowing contests or bids, or posting freelancers to let others select, this crowdsourcing service eval


HitRECord is not the usual crowdsourcing platform. Rather than connecting freelancers to business, it provides a venue for artists of all types to collaborate on books, music or video. The best collab


Most of the crowdsourcing websites we've looked at deal with small projects that are design or task oriented. InnoCentive targets a different need: It connects corporations, government agencies and no

Amazon Mechanical Turk

Do you have a task-heavy project that you need to get done fast, perhaps something simple but repetitive, yet beyond the capabilities of a computer? Amazon Mechanical Turk is a crowdsourcing solution


Upwork is one of the most comprehensive of the crowdsourcing platforms, with individuals and companies offering their services in jobs including IT, programming, writing, design, legal advice and mark


Freelancer is a bid-based crowdsourcing site that connects businesses with qualified freelancers for short- or long-term work. It offers a platform for posting projects, evaluating bids, communicating


DesignCrowd operates like a worldwide contest. You propose your project and set the price for the prize. DesignCrowd posts it on its crowdsourcing platform for its membership of talented individuals.


Chaordix offers one of the purest examples of crowdsourcing by providing a platform wherein companies access the power of interested customers or fans to develop new products, conduct market research

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