How Educating Financial Advisors About Reverse Mortgages Expands the Business

Across the country, many reverse mortgage professionals believe that the ultimate path toward expanding the scope of the business runs through financial advisors, charged with presenting options and solutions to clients looking to improve their financial standing. While recent years have been filled with both forward momentum and occasional setbacks in reaching this goal, the […]

The Latest Reverse Mortgage News: Forbes, CNBC and More

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s tightening, continued grip on the United States, some of the nation’s most prominent mainstream news outlets have turned their attention to the reverse mortgage product concept as Americans continue to seek financial relief after enduring the economic shock that the pandemic has caused. Because of the newfound financial stress […]

Forbes: How Reverse Mortgages Work, Who They’re Suited For

A reverse mortgage can be thought of as similar to a conventional mortgage, but where the “roles are switched,” according to a new column at Forbes. They’re best suited for seniors encountering mounting costs late in life and those without heirs, and are not well-suited for those who hope to leave their home to an […]

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 […]