Gallup: Most U.S. Employed Adults Plan To Work Past Retirement Age

Nearly two-thirds of American workers say they plan to work past retirement age, but on a part-time basis, according to Gallup’s Economy and Personal Finance survey, conducted April 5-9. However, fewer Americans said they will work full-time and more of them said they will stop working altogether. When the same survey was conducted in 2011, … more Gallup: Most U.S. Employed Adults Plan To Work Past Retirement Age

Preparation for Loan Review System Go-Live on May 15th

There is less than one week remaining before the implementation of the Federal Housing Administration’s Loan Review System (LRS). When LRS goes live on May 15, lenders will use the system for all new post-endorsement loan reviews and other quality control functions for Single Family Title II mortgages (which includes Home Equity Conversion Mortgages). During … more Preparation for Loan Review System Go-Live on May 15th

Combating Isolation and Loneliness

The Senate Select Committee on Aging held a hearing on April 27 that examined the consequences of isolation and loneliness among America’s aging population and explored programs and resources for at-risk adults. “The consequences of isolation and loneliness are severe: negative health outcomes, higher health care costs and even death. The root problem is one … more Combating Isolation and Loneliness

TN Implements Further Regulations on Authorization Requirements for Reverse Mortgage Lenders

By Weiner Brodsky Kider, PC The Tennessee Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Act (“HECMA”, Tenn. Code Ann. § 47-30-101, et seq.) has and continues to require mortgage lenders that wish to engage in the business of making reverse mortgages in Tennessee to submit an application to the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions (“DFI”) and obtain authorization … more TN Implements Further Regulations on Authorization Requirements for Reverse Mortgage Lenders

Fixing America’s Broken Retirement System

When nearly half of all Americans don’t participate in a retirement plan, and many Americans who do have 401(k)s have depleted their savings because of emergencies, now is the time to take a fresh look at new strategies for improving access to America’s retirement system, according to Michael Molinski, a New York-based economist. Molinski contributed … more Fixing America’s Broken Retirement System

CBS News, CNBC, MarketWatch Highlight Benefits of Reverse Mortgages

Within seven days of each other, three major online media outlets – with a combined potential audience of 113 million readers – ran retirement planning articles that cite the positive impact that a reverse mortgage can have on an overall financial plan. The articles from CBS MoneyWatch, CNBC.com, and MarketWatch contribute to a 30-day average … more CBS News, CNBC, MarketWatch Highlight Benefits of Reverse Mortgages