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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

7 important things to know about living wills

President Barack Obama’s recent recommendation that all Americans get living wills resonated with those who have been urging the same thing for years.

The top uses for reverse mortgages

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director We’ve all heard the words “Reverse Mortgage” but so few have had the opportunity...
Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA

Reverse mortgages – What’s the process?

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA Too many ads and TV commercials only highlight the benefits of reverse mortgages, and are silent about the...

Reverse mortgages – FEAR or F.E.A.R.?  

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA FEAR: (1) an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger; (2) anxious concern; (3)...

Can young and old work together?

Put people of widely different ages together and there are bound to be differences. Baby boomers, for example, may be workaholics, while younger workers may demand more of a work-life balance.

Stock market concerns and your home

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director Stock market uncertainty and rising interest rates Ouch!  Stock market gains can be wiped out in...

Survey finds Medicare beneficiaries at risk from card-replacement scams

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts As a major federal government initiative is underway to issue new identification cards to the 1,289,320 Medicare beneficiaries in...

Reverse Mortgages – Ask the Expert

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA (Photo Alain Valles, Photo submitted) You are invited to ask the questions. No question is too trivial or...

Reverse mortgages – uncomfortable questions

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA (Photo Alain Valles, Photo submitted) Many have heard the words “reverse mortgage,” but few have a clear understanding of...

Your home may never be more valuable

By Alain Valles, CRMP, MBA, CSA, Managing Director Helping Hands Community Partners, Inc. The real estate market in Massachusetts is red hot. Housing prices have climbed...