CNBC: Reverse Mortgage May Help Provide ‘Fast Cash’ During Pandemic

A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) recommends that for homeowners looking for a fast source of cash during the coronavirus pandemic, home equity – and specifically a reverse mortgage – could be an avenue worth exploring. This is according to Jeffrey Levine, director of advanced planning at Buckingham Wealth Partners in Long Island, N.Y. to personal […]

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Help Preserve Retirement ‘Nest Egg’ in Bear Market

Market volatility that’s been introduced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has been having a pronounced effect on global markets, and this could lead many people in or near retirement to react strongly and protect their retirement finances. However, experts are cautioning that taking dramatic actions in an effort to protect your investments may […]

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages Can Buffer Coronavirus’s Economic Shock

COVID-19, the so-called coronavirus which has sparked concerns of a global epidemic after spreading into multiple countries, has introduced additional volatility to the U.S. stock market as investors raise concerns over the effects the spread of the virus might have on the American economy. For retirees, there are steps that can be taken to try […]

CNBC: Reverse Mortgages an Option to Pay for Long-Term Care

The often unpredictable but increasingly likely expense that awaits people of retirement age is oriented around long-term care, and financial advisors are turning to an abundance of new strategies to help their clients pay for it. One such option according to an advisor is a reverse mortgage, who offered the idea in a new story […]

CNBC: Average FICO Credit Score Reaches All-Time High

After reaching an all-time low of 686 in in late 2009, the average national credit score has reached 706 for the first time ever. This is according to FICO, the developer of one of the most commonly used scores, and based on original reporting by CNBC. Typically ranging from a low of 300 to a […]

Friday Round-Up: Ocwen Gets Sued, Reverse Mortgage Research

In recent reverse mortgage news, researchers revealed there’s no reason older Americans should be avoiding reverse mortgages, and a multi-state mortgage servicer was slapped with a lawsuit. The media also continued to shed a positive light on reverse mortgages this week. As a wrap up to your week, here’s a recap of the most-read RMD […]