Five questions about HECM loans, answered

Five questions about HECM loans, answered

Sometimes, despite careful planning, life can throw unplanned circumstances your way and finances can become tighter than expected during your retirement years. However, if you’re a homeowner, there is good news and a possible solution. A HECM loan allows you to...
Three mistakes millennials are making when it comes to retirement

Three mistakes millennials are making when it comes to retirement

There are a lot of different things pulling at your funds. You have to meet your basic needs, but it’s tempting to spend any extra earnings on things like travel or material items that give you an instant reward. Retirement can seem far away and feel like something...
Myths busted: HECM loan myths

Myths busted: HECM loan myths

When it comes to a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)* there is a lot of misinformation circulating around that can prevent homeowners from taking advantage of the full benefits of this type of loan or even beginning to explore this as an option. But first, let’s...
The top 5 cities where people are most prepared to retire

The top 5 cities where people are most prepared to retire

Many people think about the best cities to retire in, which is important. Have you ever considered which cities have the most people who are prepared for retirement, however? A new report by Smart Advisor Match is breaking that down. Factors that went into determining...
5 things other than traveling you could do in retirement

5 things other than traveling you could do in retirement

When people hear the phrase “I’m retired,” their mind typical connects it to traveling. After all, when you are busy with a career and family for decades, there isn’t exactly a lot of extra time for major travel. So, the obvious thing for many...