Jack Guttentag examines over 20 reverse mortgage lender websites in a new column, finding only 6 lenders allow a borrower to comparison shop without identifying themselves prior to choosing a lender.
Anxiety over retirement security is a major concern for many Americans across generational and political lines, but some generations are more affected by this anxiety than others. The reverse mortgage industry should pay attention.
A column at Forbes Advisor details that while a reverse mortgage may work for some seniors, there are certain “realities” about the category to consider before deciding on getting such a loan. RMD offers this story so reverse mortgage professionals can remain aware of conversations about the product category.
A column at Forbes details what should be kept in mind for anyone aiming to sell a home secured by a reverse mortgage, both before and after a maturity event.
A new research paper could shed some light on retirees’ unwillingness to tap their home equity in retirement, in spite of its ability to generate cash flow for those who need it.
Jack Guttentag makes a bold recommendation regarding how reverse mortgage-funded annuities can be a major assistance for seniors who are house-rich and cash-poor.
A column at Forbes examines some of the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of American retirement, and includes at least one instance where a reverse mortgage loan may be useful in meeting the needs of affected seniors.
A prospective reverse mortgage borrower can certainly benefit from taking out the loan, but should also keep other facets of it in mind according to a new Forbes article.
Four potential methods for using home equity in retirement, including taking out a reverse mortgage, are explored in a straightforward way at Forbes.
A column at Forbes aims to inform people about potential alternatives to reverse mortgages for accessing home equity.