AP: Reverse Mortgage an Option for Seniors Suddenly in Retirement

An increasing number of unemployed people who identify themselves as “retired” have been thrown out of work due to the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. For those who find themselves suddenly in retirement, it’s important to find options which can assist with cash flow, and in some cases this can include a […]

U.S. News: Reverse Mortgages and Retirees’ Other Home Equity Options

Among the four primary ways a retiree can use their home’s equity to create additional cash flow in their post-working years, a reverse mortgage is one such potentially viable option based on the specific situation of the senior making the choice. This is according to an article published at U.S. News & World Report. A […]

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Seniors Retire Where They Want

Making the decision about where and how to spend retirement can be difficult for many American seniors, often dictated by the amount of resources a retiree has access to. One of these decisions can involve either moving — into a new home or an assisted living facility at the appropriate time — or choosing to […]

New York Times: In Family Retirement Planning, Reverse Mortgages Could Present a Solution

With the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic still a persistent presence in the everyday lives of Americans, more adult children and retired parents are spending time together, which makes for an optimal moment for retirees to talk about their finances with their children. A reverse mortgage can be one such solution for retirees to […]

L.A. Times: Reverse Mortgage an Option After Pandemic Job Loss

A reverse mortgage is one possible option for a person aged 62 or older who has experienced a job loss as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but the viability of the option is highly dependent on the individual situation of the senior in question. This is according to Liz Weston, a certified financial […]

Forbes: Home Equity Can Help Solve the Retirement Crisis

As the United States continues to endure a retirement crisis that has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the home is an asset with continuously understated potential to assist with cash flow for retirees. This is especially true considering that the home is likely to be the largest asset that the majority of […]

For Many Seniors, the Home is ‘Unexpected’ Retirement Funding Source

For seniors across America, considering how to fund retirement if existing assets are insufficient can be an exercise in creative thinking resulting in expanding the canvas of thinking to encompass a broader range of potential options. For many seniors who are also homeowners, thinking of the home as a potential source of retirement funding is […]

Danger to Social Security Grows Due to Pandemic’s Economic Shock

The already unstable position of the American social security program has become further endangered by the economic shock of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as less money coming into the fund and more people seeking benefits early have destabilized the program even further. This is according to a story published at Gray Television’s Washington News Bureau. […]

Bankrate: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Pay for Home Modifications

As aging in place becomes increasingly preferred among seniors, those who may have some trouble paying for necessary home modifications to make the process easier may find a possible path forward through a reverse mortgage loan. This is according to a new column appearing in Bankrate. A majority of Americans over the age of 50 […]

Retirement Crisis Deepens as Pandemic Drives Unemployment

The effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on unemployment in America have led to most recent estimates placing the national unemployment rate at 11.1% as of June 2020, up from 4% one year prior according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment that has been driven by the pandemic’s effect on the economy is deepening […]