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The New Reverse Mortgage when you’re house rich but cash poor

The New Reverse Mortgage for when you’re house rich and cash poor Frank and Lola had lived in and around San Diego for most of their lives. As much as they would like to stay in America’s Finest City, they really wanted to downsize and be closer to their kids, grand kids (and soon to…

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Taking retirement for a test drive

Before Retirement, Try Spending Like a Retired Person Millions of baby boomers just like you are approaching retirement with a great deal of doubt regarding what the future holds. That apprehension you’re feeling in the pit of your stomach is normal. Many things in your life are going to change, some good, some not so…

bridging SSI gap

Bridging the SSI Gap with The New Reverse Mortgage

When is the best time take SSI?…When you need it most 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…

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The chicken, the pig and your retirement

Get committed to planning your retirement There is an old parable about a chicken trying to convince a pig to start a ham and eggs restaurant. The chicken realizes that the pig is a little hesitant in their joint venture and after further probing, the pig expresses his reservations. He tells the chicken he’s has…

use your home to stay at home

To stay at home…use your home

We have some Good News and Bad News about your retirement The Good News – You’re likely to live a retirement of more than 30 years… The Bad News  –  You’re likely to live a retirement of more than 30 years… When surveyed 83% of senior citizens expressed a desire to stay in their home…

The New Reverse Mortgage when the “tax torpedo” threatens to sink your retirement

Will the Tax Torpedo sink your retirement? Benjamin Franklin is credited with coining the phrase “nothing is certain but death and taxes”. Viewing retirement in 2018 through an admittedly imperfect telescope, we can say old Ben hit the nail on the head. There is a deadly tax lurking just beneath the surface of what seems…