An editorial at MarketWatch describes what the consideration of a reverse mortgage could mean for a senior borrower in retirement, in part citing CFPB research criticized by a retirement researcher and the industry’s trade association.
A reverse mortgage could be a cost-effective way for a senior to age in place in their own home, according to an article at MarketWatch authored by NextAvenue.
New stimulus payments will be welcome for American seniors, but may not go far enough to be more than a ‘drop in the bucket,’ according to a MarketWatch column.
Based on the recent release of the Federal Reserve’s 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), as much as half of today’s current American households are at serious risk of not having enough resources in retirement. Some of these risks can be mitigated with financial products including reverse mortgages, but more action is needed to fix […]
The tax implications of using a Roth Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to convert assets from a traditional retirement account may give some people understandable pause, however one potential solution for paying the associated taxes could be the use of a reverse mortgage. This is according to Stephen Resch, VP of retirement strategies at Finance of […]
A lack of borrower awareness around continuing obligations, small debts and ongoing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic could cause borrowers taking out a reverse mortgage to “backfire” for some retirees. This is according to an article published by retirement website NextAvenue, and republished by MarketWatch. Being aware of continuing obligations the borrower has after […]
Tapping home equity is often an overlooked possible source of income for those with fixed resources, and considering the home equity that seniors have access to, reverse mortgage products should be considered when coming up with a retirement funding plan. This is according to Stephen Resch, VP of retirement strategies at Finance of America Reverse […]