The Reverse Mortgage: A Strategic Lifetime Income Planning Resource

Many retirees face the prospect of running out of money as they age. The reverse mortgage is a financial instrument that can brighten the financial prospects of older Americans and reduce the chances of an old age spent in financial straits. Read more from the NRMLA website HERE

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Reverse Mortgage Pros and Cons for Homeowners

According to the Center for Retirement Research, a reverse mortgage makes sense for people who don’t plan to move, can afford the cost of maintaining their home and want to access the equity in their home to supplement their income. Read more to see the pros and cons of Reverse Mortgages and if they could […]

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NRMLA: Seniors Holding Nearly $6 Trillion in Home Equity

Seniors drove their share of home equity to $5.76 trillion and rocketed the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index (RMMI) to an all-time high in Q3 2015 of 200.19  as reported by The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA). Read more about seniors and home equity from NMP online HERE

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Financial Fallout from ‘Gray Divorce’

People over age 50 who go through “gray divorce” have large negative financial consequences at just the wrong time –around retirement . The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) is the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) reverse mortgage program which enables you to withdraw some of the equity in your home. It works like a line of […]

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Putting Your Home to Work When You Retire

You finally made it into retirement. But the living isn’t always easy for new retirees. Money may be tight due to the stormy economy, the money you do have must stretch further longer due to longer life expectancies, and health care costs are rising.  It is difficult to calculate how long your portfolio will last given […]

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