Download the January Top 100 HECM Lenders Report Even retirees who saved for retirement are at risk Older American homeowners may want to take a second look at all their retirement options sooner than later. Retirees who have saved for their retirement may find themselves challenged more specifically in
How do dire predictions of Medicare and Social Security insolvency affect the reverse mortgage industry? It's potentially positive news for HECM professionals.
A century ago, most people passed away soon after they retired. Life spans were decades shorter than they are today, and people literally worked right up until the day they died. Today, when a retiree at age 65 can expect to live an additional generation or more beyond retirement, many
How some are surviving or thriving in a down HECM market “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future”, said baseball great Yogi Berra. Prognostications as how the reverse mortgage industry will recover and grow are often fall flat. An Industry initiative called “The Extreme Summit” set their sights
Once upon a 1099, it was called freelancing. The newest catchphrase is “gig economy“. But however one refers to flexible, part-time, independent contractor work, it seems seniors are piloting the ship: since 1995, those aged 55-75 with a bachelor’s degree or higher have been more likely than other groups to
Are you happy? It’s one of life’s perennial questions. The Declaration of Independence promises us the right to pursue happiness, but doesn’t guarantee its attainment. Instead, the Founding Fathers held out a carrot on a stick. Money, like love and happiness, is one of life’s carrots: sometimes elusive, always sought,