Don’t Be Afraid of Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages have cultivated an aura of mistrust and skepticism over the years, mostly as a result of a generally misinformed public. But knowing how these financial products can play a vital role in retirement income planning can alleviate the most common fears about reverse mortgages, according to a recent TIME Money video segment. “Reverse… [Read More]

Putting it in reverse, advisors warm to reverse mortgages

It’s no secret that Americans are largely unprepared for retirement. But according to some financial advisors, they could be improving their financial standing significantly by factoring in home equity into a comprehensive retirement income plan. Reverse mortgages give seniors who are at least 62 years old a way to convert their home equity into cash…. [Read More]

Reverse Mortgages Are ‘Surprising’ Option for Retirement Planning

There is a countless number of investment strategies retirees can use to plan for their financial future, but one method that has often been considered a last resort option may offer a “surprising” solution to retirement income planning, suggests a recent article from TIME Money. “Despite a bad reputation, reverse mortgages, which let retirees tap… [Read More]

New Research Links Reverse Mortgages to Financial Well-Being

Senior homeowners can tap into their home equity in a variety of ways, whether that means taking a reverse mortgage, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or cash-out refinance. But when it comes to deciding between these different extraction methods, reverse mortgages can have a positive impact on financial well-being of borrowers, according to… [Read More]