Why Reverse Mortgage Professionals Should ‘Stay in Their Lane’

A reverse mortgage professional can often be seen as many things to current and prospective clients, which is likely unavoidable in many cases due to the far more consultative nature of the reverse mortgage product when compared to its forward counterpart. However, this is precisely what can lead to many reverse mortgage professionals wanting to […]

FTC Report Reveals Top 10 Biggest Senior Fraud Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report this week dedicated to educating American consumers on the biggest ways in which fraudsters attempt to take advantage of American seniors, detailing the 10 most prevalent forms of scamming taking place against older Americans. The determination was based on data collected from surveys from federal agencies in […]

The Street: Financial Advisor Talks Discovering Reverse Mortgage Benefits

Product education is a major focus of reverse mortgage companies, and a major focus of the industry’s educational efforts in recent years has been focused on the financial advisor community. When advisors have an aversion to the product category, it’s the industry’s hope that additional information about reverse mortgages can help them to “come around” […]

Bankrate: Expert Talks Reverse Mortgage Safety, Value of Refinancing

As more seniors continue to try and find new ways to make financial ends meet during the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, some may naturally turn to new types of products or services for them, which can include reverse mortgages. Nevertheless, some seniors still remain apprehensive about the product category, which has spurred online personal finance […]

FAR Enters Into Educational Program With Stanford Center on Longevity

Finance of America Reverse (FAR) announced on Thursday that it has entered into an educational program with Stanford University research arm the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL), an organization designed to foster thinking and action on issues related to longer life by pooling the resources of academic, business, government and nonprofit leaders. FAR has joined […]

Forbes: How Reverse Mortgages Can Affect Taxes in Retirement

For seniors who may feel squeezed by the necessity of paying taxes in retirement on a fixed income, there are a number of ways in which a senior might be able to reduce their tax burdens in retirement. One of the possible methods can include a reverse mortgage, according to financial planner Erik Carter in […]

MSN Money: Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgage Alternatives

For a senior looking for additional cash flow in retirement, a reverse mortgage can help to provide a solution as long as the potential borrower’s situation is a good fit for the use of the product. Still, as some seniors are branching out during the COVID-19 pandemic to try and entertain other potential options, some […]

MSN Money: Reverse Mortgage Facts for Seniors to Keep in Mind

With a wide range of information about retirement financing options available to seniors who are becoming increasingly more tech-savvy with each passing year, it can be difficult to sort out some of the specifically-relevant details that an older American should keep in mind if they’re contemplating taking out a reverse mortgage loan to supplement retirement […]

Financial Advisor: Reverse Mortgages Are Getting ‘Another Look’ During Pandemic

Reverse mortgages are getting a notable amount of new interest from American seniors due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, according to a newly-published column in Financial Advisor magazine. “Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (aka, reverse mortgages) allow those 62 and older to take equity out of their homes without monthly repayments; the […]

The Street: Reverse Mortgages Can Increase Cash Flow During Gray Divorce

Divorce is an often painful, difficult process no matter when it’s decided on as a solution, but the difficulty and complexity of the process can increase significantly for those at or near retirement. If a senior is facing the prospect of a divorce and can consequently run into issues related to cash flow, a reverse […]