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Reverse Mortgage—A Loan of First Resort

January 14, 2015 by Leave a comment

Typically the reverse mortgage* has been seen as a “loan of last resort.” The idea stems from very outdated assumptions about closing costs and, quite frankly, some major ignorance about how the loan works. Over the next few weeks, I will be doing a series of articles showing the value of using a reverse mortgage line... View Article

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Unable to Retire? Here are Four Refinance Options That Can Help

December 22, 2014 by Leave a comment

You might be ready to retire, but just because you’re eligible to start receiving retirement benefits doesn’t mean you can. Whether you’re eligible for Social Security or eligible to receive withdrawals from your 401(k) plan or pension, you have to count the cost before retiring. And unfortunately, some would-be retirees discover that their retirement income... View Article

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Planning for Retirement? Consider Pre-paying Your Mortgage

November 20, 2014 by Leave a comment

As you look ahead to retirement, you face a number of decisions for your changing financial future. This includes deciding whether to move to a new city for your retirement years, changing your lifestyle to live on your retirement income and potentially pre-paying your mortgage. Some retirees may have already paid off their mortgage years ago, but others have continued with this monthly... View Article

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