Reverse Mortgage Loans

Preparing For the Unexpected

February 22nd, 2017

The holidays may be long gone, but inclement winter weather isn’t leaving anytime soon. From the heavy rains and flooding in California, to the severe snow storms in the east, it seems that winter has decided to stick around a

7 Simple Steps for a More Secure Retirement

February 14th, 2017

“Financial security isn’t a number or a threshold. It has to do with what you spend, and save, relative to your income.” This translates into spending less than what you earn and saving the surplus. “Over time, you keep building

Who Can Help You With the Reverse Mortgage Process?

January 27th, 2017

Getting a reverse mortgage is a big decision, so it’s important to do your research and seek the advice of professionals. A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), also known as a reverse mortgage, allows seniors to access their home equity

Deciding If a Reverse Mortgage is Right for You

December 13th, 2016

The reverse mortgage industry has received its share of negative press; however, much of this criticism is due to a lack of education and misconceptions about the product. “Many senior homeowners who could truly benefit from a reverse mortgage have

Five Ways to Prepare For Aging in Place

November 29th, 2016

According to a recent survey from TransAmerica Center for Retirement Studies, “Three out of five current retirees have remained in their homes and almost the same proportion of workers over 50 expect to stay put when they retire.” Given that,

How Spending Needs Change Over the Course of Your Retirement

November 9th, 2016

According to a recent article on, a retiree’s needs change over the course of their retirement. “Unfortunately, most financial planning programs look at retirement as one constant season, where spending remains the same year after year. In reality, the

Did you know that reverse mortgages have a new eligibility requirement?

October 25th, 2016

In the past, the eligibility requirements for a reverse mortgage were simpler: you had to have enough equity in your home (generally 50% or more), be  at least a 62 year old homeowner who’s listed on title, and live in

How To Use Your Home Equity To Improve Your Retirement

October 14th, 2016

Many Americans spend their entire working lives saving for retirement. Everyone knows the significance of funding their 401k, stashing some money away in securities, and investing in real estate.  The question is:  how do you use those investments once you

Using a reverse mortgage to pay off your first mortgage

September 14th, 2016

As Baby Boomers move into retirement, being able to remove the burden of a mortgage payment can be a tremendous help. Though reverse mortgages have had a less than stellar reputation over the years, they can be a useful financial

What Can You Do If You Haven’t Saved Enough For Retirement?

August 17th, 2016

The earlier you can start saving for retirement, the better “…because even small sums can grow staggeringly large with enough decades of compound returns.” However, even the most diligent of savers may find this isn’t enough. If you find yourself