BRYN MAWR, Pa., Sept. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- As part of an on-going educational process on the secondary market for annuities, J.G. Wentworth, a specialty finance company and leader in the secondary market for annuities, appeared on FundAdvice.com's radio program, Sound Investing on Friday, September 1. Sound Investing is a weekly radio broadcast and webcast show that provides investors with information on stocks, mutual funds and other money issues. The segment with Michael Vaughan can be accessed at http://www.fundadvice.com/soundinvesting/vaughan_interview.mp3. Sound Investing can be heard at www.soundinvesting.com every Friday morning and listened to on 570 AM KVI, Seattle at 10:00 a.m.
Michael Vaughan, Managing Director of J.G. Wentworth's Annuity Purchase Program, spoke with Paul Merriman, Host and founder and president of Merriman Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm. Mr. Merriman is also the editor and publisher of FundAdvice.com.
"As the secondary market for annuities is an evolving market, we are committed to educating investors as well as financial advisors, agents and brokers on the options available to those who are considering selling their annuity," said Vaughan. "J.G. Wentworth is in the market of analyzing annuity policies and providing investors with the best possible solution when they have had a change in their financial circumstances and are looking to sell their policy."
J.G. Wentworth pioneered the secondary market for annuities and has been educating investors on the options available in this market. The secondary market provides flexibility to those who have had a change in their financial circumstances and goals and need to sell all or part of their annuity policy. J.G. Wentworth evaluates annuity policies and offers investors fair market value for the policy.
About J.G. Wentworth
For more than 15 years, J.G. Wentworth has been purchasing annuities as well as other deferred payment streams. During this time, the company has purchased over $2 billion of future payment obligations. The company's annuity-backed notes are rated AAA by Standard & Poor's and Aaa by Moody's and sold to institutional investors. J.G. Wentworth is based in Bryn Mawr, PA. For more information about J.G. Wentworth, go to www.jgwfunding.com/annuities.asp.
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