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Phased Retirement — Scaling That Hill With Ease

Phased Retirement — Scaling That Hill With Ease

Amara Rose February 21, 2017 0

Closing the Gap / Part 1 Is there a “generation gap” between today’s seniors and younger people, whether Boomers (many of whom are now seniors), Gen Xers, or Millennials? As we explored in Warfare

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It’s Time to Hedge Against Inflation

It’s Time to Hedge Against Inflation

Shannon Hicks February 20, 2017 2

Using a Standby Reverse as an Inflation Hedge After several years of artificially low interest rates the Federal Reserve is beginning to raise interest rates – incrementally albeit. With home values still modestly appreciating

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This Treehouse Isn’t Just for Kids!

This Treehouse Isn’t Just for Kids!

Amara Rose January 24, 2017 6

The Housing Shift: Part 2 One of the truly exciting aspects of aging in community today is the ingenuity behind some of the communities being developed. For instance, while senior living options such as

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Reframe the Game

Reframe the Game

Amara Rose October 25, 2016 0

  Reimagining the “R” Word Retirement. It’s no longer a “retreat” from life (if it ever was). As we’ve explored multiple times, people are retiring later or downshifting from full time to part time

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An Argument for HECMs as a Last Resort

An Argument for HECMs as a Last Resort

Shannon Hicks October 24, 2016 2

Financial Columnist Argues When a HECM Should be a ‘Last Resort’ For decades the federally-insured reverse mortgage, or HECM, has been generally viewed as a ‘loan of last resort’ by both the media and

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Huff Post: HECMs Can Save Retirement

Huff Post: HECMs Can Save Retirement

Shannon Hicks August 8, 2016 2

One Seasoned Financial Advisor Says HECM Can Save Retirement The reverse mortgage industry continues to push against the headwinds of dwindling loan volume and increased regulation, yet there remains a silver lining: increased acceptance

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Change & Be Happy

Change & Be Happy

Amara Rose May 17, 2016 0

Be Happy with Change Older Americans Month takes place in May: a season of bright beginnings when the country is in bloom. It’s a terrific time for elders to emerge from hibernation into imagine-nation, and

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Transitioning Into Retirement

Transitioning Into Retirement

Amara Rose May 10, 2016 1

8 Ways to Ease the Shift Everybody talks about being retired, but less common is the in-between period when you may no longer be working full-time, yet are not what you might consider “senior”

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