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  • The American College Welcomes Guest Speaker Don Graves – December 15, 2014

    It is my honor to be invited to speak to the distinguished faculty and staff at the American College on the Changing Role of Reverse Mortgages in Retirement Income Planning. I am appreciative to Dr. Wade Pfau and Dr. David Littel for making this possible, and to the work that the College has already begun Read More…

  • The Hidden Value of a Reverse Mortgage Standby Line of Credit

    What is The Hidden Value of Reverse Mortgages? This article is being Re-Posted in it’s entirety by express permission of www.advisorperspectives.com publisher Robert Huebscher granted on 12/9/2014.  Additional links and video content added by HECM Advisors Group Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, is a professor of retirement income in the Ph.D. program in financial services and retirement planning at Read More…

  • 7 Reasons Your Retired Buyers Need You to Know About Reverse Mortgages

    What if you knew that $143,000 down could get a Retiree into this beautiful home in this fantastic retirement community for $284,900. Well, it does! See the listing HERE The new FHA Retirement Friendly financing program is happening all over the United States. Its Called the HECM for Purchase. Download the Free Buyers Guide at www.RightSizeRetirement.com However, for the real estate Read More…

  • The Case for Reverse Mortgages

    Wade D. Pfau (@WadePfau) is a professor of retirement income in the Financial and Retirement Planning Ph.D. program at The American College. He blogs on retirement research and maintains the Retirement Researcher website. Q: WADE PFAU: What Financial Term Do You Wish Those Nearing Retirement Better Understood? Reverse mortgages have received a bad reputation, but recent Read More…

  • The 7 Differences Between a Reverse Mortgage Line Of Credit and Bank Line Of Credit

    What are the 7 Differences between a Reverse Mortgage Line Of Credit and Bank Line Of Credit? The differences may astound you! Retirement is changing, and many are now asking the question “Will I have enough money to last me all of my retirement?”  The simple answer is NO, the majority of boomers retiring now Read More…

  • How to Add $350,000 to Your Clients Retirement with One Simple Strategy!

    How do you  to Add $350,000 to Your Clients Retirement? First, let’s be honest, there are some retirees that $353,000 would not make much of a difference. Today’s post is for those whom it would. Earlier today I talked with two different financial advisors who had very similar client scenarios: 66 year old couple wants to retire Read More…

  • Why Doesn’t Every Realtor in the Country Know About This?

    We are pleased to have Martin Andelman as one of our featured guest bloggers.  He is profoundly intelligent and yet profound in his ability to make simple the things that most people stumble at. I have found his work on Reverse Mortgages practical and refreshing in its approach. I am glad to have his contribution. You Read More…

  • Fed Survey: One-Third of U.S. Households Unprepared to Retirement

    Fed Survey: One-Third of U.S. Households Unprepared to Retirement The Federal Reserve Board published the results of a new online survey this week, which found that 31 percent of non-retired respondents have no retirement savings or pension, including 19 percent of those ages 55 to 64. Additionally, almost half of adults were not actively thinking Read More…

  • Two Things the NEW Reverse Mortgage Can Do to Dramatically Change a Clients Retirement

    Most baby retiring boomers are concerned with one thing. Will I have enough money to enjoy ALL of my Retirement!  We see this all over commercials we see on television these days? “How Long will your Retirement Savings Last” “How Much Do you Think you Need for Retirement” Below is an example of two ways Read More…

  • The “Reverse” Mortgage Professor – Dr. Jack Guttentag: Index of Articles

    “A reverse mortgage is one of the best engineered financial tools of our generation.” – Dr. Jack Guttentag, The Mortgage Professor I am honored to be able to share the writings of The Mortgage Professor, Mr. Jack Guttentag, Professor of Finance Emeritus, formerly Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Read More…