By Marty Bell “Despite the potential of HECMs as a source of income in retirement, there is little published research on the experiences of reverse mortgage borrowers and … more Borrower Outcomes: Generally current on taxes, high overall well-being, and satisfied with decision
By Joel Swerdlow Financial Planners must learn about reverse mortgages; reverse mortgage originators must learn about financial planning; and everyone must be willing to change and grow. That … more Engaging Financial Planners: Advice from American College’s Jamie Hopkins
A report published by the Urban Land Institute, entitled How Retirement is Changing in America, shows that between 1998 and 2012, the share of adults age 65 and … more How Retirement Is Changing in America
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By Stephanie Moulton, Caezilia Loibl and Donald Haurin (The Ohio State University) At the November NRMLA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Dr. Stephanie Moulton unveiled a sneak peak … more Aging in Place: Analyzing the Use of Reverse Mortgages to Preserve Independent Living
Whether or not the United States faces a retirement crisis, there is little doubt that many older Americans are not well prepared financially. Many retirees face the prospect … more The Reverse Mortgage: A Strategic Lifetime Income Planning Resource
While addressing the annual conference of The BAM Alliance, a community of more than 140 independent wealth management firms, MIT Economics Professor and winner of the 1997 Nobel … more Nobel Laureate Espouses Reverses
American workers, especially low-income wage earners, are more optimistic about their personal finances and taking proactive steps to improve their financial security, according to a new study published … more Study: Financial Attitudes Improving
A new study published by Interest.com shows retirees in all but one state (NV) have not saved recommended threshold of 70% of their pre-retirement income
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has published a new booklet that explains to aging homeowners how they can use their largest asset to finance their retirement years.