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Monday, August 3, 2020

Joseph McManus, RICP®, Financial Planner, Prudential Advisors

Helping you navigate your finances as you plan for retirement   By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough - Last December the U.S. Congress passed, and President...

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...

Reverse mortgages and the ‘Sandwich Generation’

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director 781-724-6221/av@hhcp.org Nope.  I’m not talking about older peoples’ eating habits but the harsh reality of balancing...

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...

Life can be better with a reverse mortgage

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director My wife recently asked me what is my biggest fear?  She was surprised to hear...

Boston area fourth among 2012 Best Cities for Successful Aging

Mary Eliff, 68, loves living in the Boston area. Barely a week goes by that the Dorchester resident, who is semi-retired, isn’t at one of the many cultural opportunities the city has to offer.

Planning for retirement – Traditional IRA versus Roth IRA

By Joseph McManus, RICP®, Financial Planner, Prudential Advisors There are many vehicles used for retirement planning. One of the most common is the traditional IRA (individual...

Reverse mortgages: Timing and words matter

By Alain Vallès, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director 781-724-6221/av@hhcp.org Timing is critical – With all the economic damage occurring, I strongly suggest that potential eligible...

Reverse mortgages. The magic wand?

By Alain Valles, CRMP, MBA, CSA Managing Director Helping Hands Community Partners, Inc. How will you pay for retirement? If you are over 61-years-old, own a home...

Should I stay or should I move?

Real estate values continue to increase but so do major living expenses. Does it make more sense to downsize or figure out a plan to remain financially independent at home?  It reminds me of the old Clash song - “Should I stay or should I go?”