FPA Chair: Reverse Mortgage Refinements Make Products Easier to Recommend

The evolution of the reverse mortgage product space has been a constant reality that the surrounding industry has had to contend with for many years, but having gone through such demonstrable and customer-focused periods of change is exactly what has made reverse mortgages more appealing for financial planner professionals. This is according to Evelyn M. […]

Money.com: ‘Everything to Know’ About Reverse Mortgages

As more American seniors find themselves economically impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, more of them may be looking at new financial options that they may not have considered before in order to make ends meet. One of these new potential options may be a reverse mortgage, and it’s in that spirit that Money.com has […]

AAG, BBB Partner to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus Scams

American Advisors Group (AAG) has built on its relationship with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to raise awareness for seniors concerning scams that may target them in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This is according to an announcement both organizations jointly released on Friday morning. “Financial criminals have seized an opportunity created by […]

How FAR Made Financial Planning Inroads to Form New FPA Partnership

Reverse mortgage lender Finance of America Reverse (FAR) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA) recently announced a new partnership, in which both organizations will collaborate on new educational materials designed to give financial planner professionals a greater understanding of reverse mortgage products, and the incorporation of home equity into retirement planning. The new partnership has […]

KOMO News: ‘Approach Reverse Mortgages With Caution’

Seattle-based ABC affiliate KOMO-TV featured a story on a recent newscast advising seniors to approach reverse mortgages with caution, soliciting the input of a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) who says that reverse mortgages should only be considered as a “last resort.” In its April 22 broadcast, KOMO News reporter Connie […]

FAR Announces Educational Partnership with Financial Planning Association

Finance of America Reverse (FAR) and the Denver, Colo.-based Financial Planning Association (FPA) today announced the formation of a new partnership aimed at providing educational material to financial planner professionals to better inform them of the options that are available to their clients in incorporating reverse mortgages as part of a comprehensive financial plan. This […]

AAG Debuts New Reverse Mortgage Educational Videos

In 2004, the United States Senate passed a resolution which recognizes the month of April as National Financial Literacy Month. In honor of the month’s recognition, American Advisors Group (AAG) has released a series of animated educational videos which are aimed at teaching Americans how they can use home equity as a financial tool in […]

Governments, Communities Take Precautions to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus

Individuals that are at higher risk from becoming seriously ill from COVID-19, the illness that results from the coronavirus, include those who have vulnerable immune systems or other underlying health conditions. This includes the primary demographic that the reverse mortgage industry serves, senior citizens, according to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Reverse Mortgage Education Comes to Amazon’s Audible Platform

The mission of reverse mortgage product education is one of the proverbial “front lines” of the industry, since all stakeholders maintain a vested interest in countering the often intense and persistent negative product perceptions that permeate consumers’ understanding of what a reverse mortgage is. One of the ways that can be beneficial in combating the […]