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Thanks for the Memories

Thanks for the Memories

Amara Rose April 21, 2015 2

At a certain point, most of us start to feel it: the reaching for a word just beyond our grasp, the mental note to do something we forget by the time we enter the

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The Beautiful Season

The Beautiful Season

Amara Rose April 14, 2015 6

It takes a certain kind of courage to look in the mirror and honor our wrinkles, grey hair, and other indications that we're no longer on the sunny side of twenty. But would an

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Finding the Gift in Grief

Finding the Gift in Grief

Amara Rose April 7, 2015 4

As one insightful HECM loan originator opines from his vast experience working with seniors, "I believe there is another kind of grieving as well...for sake of a better term, I will simply call it

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Swords into Plowshares

Swords into Plowshares

Shannon Hicks March 31, 2015 1

The phrase beating swords into plowshares can be found in a biblical passage referencing the transition from war to peace. It is a fitting admonition for the reverse mortgage industry as we prepare for

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Generations Part 2: Are You Prepared for the Boomers’ Kids?

Generations Part 2: Are You Prepared for the Boomers’ Kids?

Amara Rose March 24, 2015 3

First Boomers were the children of retirees. Now they’re the ones becoming eligible for a reverse mortgage. Which means in the not too distant future, when HECM professionals meet with a family to discuss

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Generations / Part 1 Warfare or Welfare?

Generations / Part 1 Warfare or Welfare?

Amara Rose March 17, 2015 2

Strife and suffering are media mainstays: an old newspaper chestnut goes, "If it bleeds, it leads." So while press and pundits would have us believe generational warfare is the way of the world, those

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Digital Durables: What’s Ahead

Digital Durables: What’s Ahead

Amara Rose March 10, 2015 4

Attention spans aren't just short these days; they're bifurcated. Few people seem constitutionally capable of participating in one activity at a time. Just as the much-vaunted "paperless office" did not materialize with the advent

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Enhancing Communication / Part 2: In a Different Voice

Enhancing Communication / Part 2: In a Different Voice

Amara Rose March 3, 2015 2

Last month we focused on leading technologies and strategies to help reverse mortgage clients and prospects with hearing loss. But what if your client can’t speak? In the past, people turned to augmentative communication

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