The Wondrous and Wacky Year Ahead in Gadgets: GreatCall Lively Wearable

Every January, the tech world reveals its most ambitious works in progress at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. One product featured this year was a wearable fitness and safety monitor for seniors called the Lively by GreatCall. Designed to help both seniors and their families, the Lively combines Fitbit-like fitness tracking with […]

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Advisors Need a Fresh Look at Reverse Mortgages

In the past, bad press has plagued reverse mortgages. It ranged from either high costs and potentially inappropriate uses for these funds to misguided ideas about the homeowner losing the title to their home. But much has changed in recent years. Since 2013, the federal government, through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has […]

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Putting Your Home to Work When You Retire

Retirement Income Planning In San Rafael

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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