Category: retirement planning

bridging SSI gap

Bridging the SSI Gap with The New Reverse Mortgage

For many of us taking our Social Security benefits at 62 sometimes is an economic necessity rather than an option.  But the longer you wait the more SSI you’re entitled to. If you wait until you reach age 70, your monthly Social Security Benefit can be as much as 57% higher than taking it at…

Have you and your family discussed the dreaded M word?

By taking care of yourself now, you and all those who are close to you can breathe a sigh of relief and live long and unencumbered lives. Related: 25 ways to use The New Reverse Mortgage Money and family chat an oxymoron? For many families, the words parents, money and family chat never appear in…

The New Reverse Mortgage because life happens

Planning your retirement by glancing back

Planning forward sometimes requires glancing back Because Life Happens! When we retire and drop out of the 9 to 5 workforce, it’s easy to settle in and watch the world go by. But if you’re thinking that the ups and downs of the economy won’t affect your retirement, think again. While no one can predict…

perfect retirement strategy

The perfect retirement strategy?

What is the perfect retirement strategy? The perfect retirement strategy would be to have the cost of daily living stay as fixed as our incomes. Or continue to buy lottery tickets until you hit the big one Simple, right? Unfortunately, life doesn’t usually work like that. How will you manage the rising cost of just…

Unlocking trapped equity the key to a secure retirement

Unlocking your trapped equity is the key to a safe and secure retirement Trapped equity, like stock prices and interest rates is subject to the mood swings of the financial markets. We only have to go back to 2008 to see what effect that can have on your home equity and ultimately your retirement goals.…

The Hidden Cost of Retirement

 Planning for retirement in a perfect world is a challenge unto itself. Planning for retirement in our uncertain world is like riding Space Mountain for the first time. You’re glad you get the chance to take the ride, but the unexpected twists and turns will get your heart beating a lot faster than you would…