Finra’s Stance on Reverse Mortgages

Finra’s Stance on Reverse Mortgages RETIREMENT RESEARCHER. FINRA is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. It is a self-regulatory body for financial brokers and brokerage firms. As a part of its efforts to protect consumers, it issues alerts and reports on a variety of financial issues, including reverse mortgages. FINRA’s stance on them is described in […]

Don’t Ignore Reverse Mortgages

Despite Tough Sell, Don’t Ignore Reverse Mortgages. from Financial Advsior Magazine. Clients who risk running out of money in retirement can likely benefit from a reverse mortgage, especially if they take out the mortgage early in retirement, according to Christopher Mayer, chief executive at mortgage lender Longbridge Financial, and Wade Pfau, professor of retirement income […]

7 Traits for a good Financial Adviser

7 Traits for a good Financial Adviser Getting good financial advice isn’t just about stocks and bonds. It’s about the relationship and trust you have with your adviser. Here’s how to evaluate whether your professional is doing a good job and is the right fit for you. Thanks to steady technological advances, financial advisers now […]

Financial Advisors View Changing

Financial Advisors View Changing Slowly about Reverse Mortgages being a longevity tool. Reverse Mortgages Seen By Advisors As Option Of Last Resort Time was, reverse mortgages were anathema to financial advisors. One big reason was self-serving: Since the loans provide an income stream, they meant less client money for advisors to manage—and from which to […]