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Using a Reverse Mortgage to Pay for Long-Term Care

March 8, 2023
Learn how to use a reverse mortgage to pay for long-term care as an alternative to paying on-going premiums with a Long-Term Care Policy

How to Pay for Long-term Care Without Insurance

March 7, 2023
If you’ve started to look into long-term care options, you may have encountered expensive insurance policies that are difficult to qualify for and can take a very long time to pay out.


February 14, 2023
Using home equity to fund long-term care is less expensive, more flexible, and gives you more control.

Reverse Mortgages Reduce Risk for Retirees and Make Your Money Last Longer

January 31, 2023
Recent studies show that incorporating home equity in retirement planning will make your money last longer.

FHA Reverse Mortgages - How Do I Get My Money?

January 28, 2023
Find out in what ways you can draw funds on a reverse mortgage.

2023 Reverse Mortgage Loan Limits

December 3, 2022
Learn what the new reverse mortgage loan limits are for 2023

How to Claim and Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

November 16, 2022
Learn how to get more out of Social Security

Reverse Mortgage Proceeds Can Be Used for Taxes in Converting from a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA

November 15, 2022
Reverse Mortgage Proceeds Can Be Used for Taxes in Converting from a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA

Repairs - Reverse Mortgages - Repair-Set-Asides

November 7, 2022
HUD requires some repairs be completed prior to closing an FHA Insured Reverse Mortgage and some to be completed after your closing. Which is which?

HUD Increases the time an appraisal is valid in Mortgagee Letter 2022-11 from 120 days to 180 days

November 1, 2022
HUD Increases the time an appraisal is valid in Mortgagee Letter 2022-11 from 120 days to 180 days

Reverse Mortgage for Purchase - No monthly payment required

October 25, 2022
Learn about how to right size and purchase with a reverse mortgage

A Reverse Mortgage Assists a Couple in Increasing Their Cash Flow - To Afford Medicine

October 25, 2022
A client acquired a reverse mortgage to meet their goals but wanted to know, should he refinance?

Planning or Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Don't Forget Repairs & Maintenance in your Plan

October 18, 2022
Planning or Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Don't Forget Repairs & Maintenance in your Plan

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

October 12, 2022
How to Choose a Financial Advisor

Reverse Mortgage Occupancy Certificates & Requirements

October 11, 2022
Learn about reverse mortgage occupancy requirements and how your loan servicer verifies your residency.

Jintronix , Interactive technology for balance, fall prevention, rehabilitation and senior care.

October 11, 2022
Jintronix is this very cool interactive software that is great for fall preventions

Are you ready to retire? If you think you are ready, ask yourself these seven questions

September 13, 2022
It's important to be ready for retirement, ask yourself the right questions when your retiring.

Ten Tips to Avoid Overpaying for Your Home Insurance

September 3, 2022
Ten Tips to Avoid Overpaying for Your Home Insurance


May 12, 2022
Many people defer their Social Security benefits until age 70 to maximize their payments. Using a reverse mortgage can help supplement income in the process of maximizing your Social Security.


May 12, 2022
This article discusses the advantages of using a reverse mortgage to pay your tax burden when converting funds from a IRA to a ROTH IRA.

Reverse Mortgage Occupancy Requirements Explained

May 10, 2022
Maintaining your home as your primary residence is a requirement of being a reverse mortgage recipient. Learn the guidelines of reverse mortgage occupancy

Beware of Financial Fraud Scams

January 9, 2022
Financial Fraud Scams are on the rise

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Loan Limit Increases 2022

December 9, 2021
HECM Loan Limit Increases January 1, 2022 to $970,800

Retirement Budget Tip: Save Hundreds of Dollars on Perscription Eye Glasses online

October 26, 2021
Save hundreds of dollars a year by buying eye glasses on line

Your Guide to Hassle-Free FHA Appraisals

September 15, 2021

Will Your Retirement Income Go Down If Your Spouse Dies?

August 31, 2021
Learn how you may protect yourself if your income goes down after your spouse dies.

Can Home Equity Help You Age In Place?

August 15, 2021
This article discusses various options to fund in home care.

8 Top Part-Time Jobs For Retirees

July 31, 2021
Many people continue to work in retirement, either because of necessity or desire.

Is There A Jumbo Reverse Mortgage Calculator?

July 25, 2021
Reverse mortgage jumbo calculator

When To Refinance Your Reverse Mortgage

July 15, 2021
You may be leaving money on the table with your current reverse mortgage. This article suggests when it may be appropriate to refinance your current reverse mortgage.

Newport Beach and Jumbo Reverse Mortgages

June 23, 2021
Newport Beach Jumbo Reverse Mortgages

How to Afford Your Dental Work Using a Reverse Mortgage

June 8, 2021
Explore various option to pay for expensive dental work with a reverse mortgage

Reverse Mortgage for Purchase - A new tool for retirement

June 1, 2021
Reverse mortgages for purchase are another tool for older home owners to improve their retirement lifestyle

A Reverse Mortgage Story In Two Generations

May 18, 2021
Borrower attains a reverse mortgage to care for her father and then attains one to secure her own retirement.

Equity Release Vs. Reverse Mortgages

May 6, 2021

What Is The Difference Between A Reverse Mortgage And HELOC?

April 22, 2021
What’s the difference between a home equity line of credit and reverse mortgages?

Can I Get a Reverse Mortgage On a Manufactured Home?

March 30, 2021
Manufactured homes have surged in popularity since 2008, and are a common housing choice for seniors. Can you qualify for a reverse mortgage with one?

Can I Get a Reverse Mortgage if My Spouse is Under 62?

February 26, 2021
It is possible for a couple with one spouse who is under 62 years of age to get a reverse mortgage loan? Is it a smart financial move in this scenario?

Creating Retirement Income with Reverse Mortgages

February 15, 2021

FAQs at Your Reverse Mortgage Closing

February 8, 2021

4 Important Questions to Ask When Considering a Reverse Mortgage

February 1, 2021

Using Reverse Mortgages To Help Retirement Money Go Further

January 22, 2021
When is the right time to access a reverse mortgage? What are the smart first steps to enhancing your plan?


January 15, 2021

Is Your Lender About To Call Your Credit Line Due?

January 1, 2021
Did you know banks can freeze your home equity line of credit at any time? Could a reverse mortgage be the financial tool that can save you from the challenges others are dealing with?

Should I Get a Reverse Mortgage or a Credit Line? What’s the difference between a home equity line of credit and reverse mortgages?

December 18, 2020
The number of financial products available to older homeowners is growing. Access to home loans, credit lines, and reverse mortgages appears to be improving. But which is the best option for you?

Why an Adjustable Reverse Mortgage May Be The Wisest Choice

December 7, 2020
Learn about the flexible ways to take your reverse mortgage cash. Would a credit line, tenure payment, term payment, cash or a combination work for you?

Plan for Your Last Big Event – Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney

November 19, 2020

Get Organized and Vow to Decrease the Clutter!

November 11, 2020

What Happens When My Reverse Mortgage Becomes Due? Settling your Loan Account

November 4, 2020

Should I Get a Reverse Mortgage, Downsize or Sell My Home?

November 2, 2020

Sciatic Pain – What is it?

October 7, 2020

Will the Government Pay for My Long Term Care?

October 5, 2020

Why is There FHA Mortgage Insurance on Reverse Mortgages?

September 24, 2020


September 10, 2020
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I am designated a Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional by the National Reverse Mortgage Lender's Association. I work exclusively with reverse mortgage loans in nine states. I have a passion for hel...
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