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Monday, June 17, 2019

Reverse mortgages: It’s about time

By Alain Valles, CRMP Reverse mortgages often conjure dire outcomes. But the facts are just the opposite. With changes to the government-insured loan program, formally...

Geek Squad rescues older computer users

During this holiday season, you may decide to buy yourself a new electronic toy — or take the big step of helping a parent or older loved one get online through a new computer laptop, tablet or Smartphone.

Reverse mortgages: Where to start?

By Alain Valles, CRMP, MBA, CSA Almost a million people have obtained a reverse mortgage to help achieve their personal and financial goals, and an...

Reverse mortgage rules are changing

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MBA For the past 25 years reverse mortgages have allowed hundreds of thousands of homeowners 62 years old or older...

My loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, now what?

It is estimated that about five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and about 360,000 people are newly diagnosed each year.

One out of every five older Americans are financial swindle victims

More than 7.3 million older Americans — one out of every five people over the age of 65 — have been victimized by a financial swindle, according to a new survey by Investor Protection Trust (IPT)

Not so golden years, money gap remains

William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do.

Durable Powers of Attorney: Not so durable after all?

By Linda T. Cammuso A Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA), sometimes called just a “Power of Attorney,” is a legal document that allows you to...

Estate planning: you can’t afford to wait

f you’re like most people, you probably have a list of reasons why you haven’t established your estate plan.

Reverse mortgage rules change

By Alain Valles, CRMP The Reverse Mortgage rules changed Oct. 2. For the past 25 years, reverse mortgages have allowed hundreds of thousands of homeowners...