by Structured Settlement Watchdog
Annuity Advocacy appears to be another lead generation website for the structured settlement factoring industry taking up shelf space. It is currently making the Google structured settlements ad word rotation. The very name Annuity Advocacy is duplicitous and in context it doesn't even make sense. Advocacy for "pennies on the dollar" is not advocacy for an annuity.
Advocacy is the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal [ Merriam Webster]. The header of the AnnuityAdvocacy.com website says it "is committed to helping you fund the right company to help you get cash from your future payment streams. The words "annuity advocacy" and the "commitment" are mutually exclusive.
The creators of Annuity Advocacy don't appear to even get what a structured settlement is, proclaiming from the depths of the dreaded "awarded a structured settlement vortex, "Structured settlements are payment streams which are awarded to those who settle a lawsuit". People in the know are aware that structured settlements are negotiated not awarded. That's why it's called a settlement. Read what a structured settlement really is.
Annuity Advocacy recommends JG Wentworth, followed by Peachtree and then followed by Stone Street Capital (these 3 companies are related). Who is Annuity Advocacy and what relevant credentials do they have to guide consumers?
- There is no disclosure of the methodology used in the rankings or whether any financial consideration has or will take place. Only JG Wentworth is afforded an online lead generation link and a call in link. Its sister companies across the partition Peachtree and Stone Street the top ranked companies and they only have an online link. Four other companies were listed with no links or phone numbers at the time of this publication.