Search Results for 'reverse mortgage'
Stacy Johnson on February 5, 2018
Reverse mortgages can provide needed financial options for seniors. But will the new tax law change that?
Marilyn Lewis on August 23, 2016
If you’re older and it’s a stretch financially to stay in your home, a reverse mortgage may be tempting. But consider these cheaper, safer options first.
Marilyn Lewis on July 25, 2016
New rules have made reverse mortgages safer for seniors who need to access their home equity while remaining on the property. Here’s how they work.
Marilyn Lewis on July 14, 2014
The rules for buying the most common reverse mortgages are changing to protect borrowers. That’s a mixed blessing, though, and not everyone’s covered.
Marilyn Lewis on April 4, 2014
The concern is that many boomers are using reverse mortgages to drain their home equity too early, leaving them nothing to fall back on in 15 or 20 years.
Krystal Steinmetz on February 16, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says these lenders were falsely suggesting a government affiliation in pursuit of reverse mortgage customers.
Stacy Johnson on September 24, 2017
We’ve partnered with the largest nonprofit consumer counseling agency in the country to offer solutions to the most common financial struggles facing seniors including Medicare assistance, debt and budget counseling, Social Security maximization, help with paying bills, reverse mortgage counseling and foreclosure prevention.
Stacy Johnson on October 29, 2011
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: reverse mortgages, selling stuff online, inspirational stories, energy-efficient clothes washers and dryers, and dealing with office politics.
Marilyn Lewis on January 4, 2018
Are you really ready to get serious about funding your golden years? It may take some big changes, but it’s possible.
Marilyn Lewis on December 29, 2017
Resolving to go debt-free is a great way to start the new year. Get the right help with these pointers.
Marilyn Lewis on December 27, 2017
Financial counselors are not all created equal. Here’s how to avoid scoundrels and find people who will help you conquer debts.
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