Very big Fed week

Hold onto your hats because it’s going to be a very big Fed week Markets will gyrate right up until the Fed announces its interest-rate decision. But don’t forget: Apple reports quarterly results on Thursday, and a big jobs report lands on Friday. It may be too much to say the week coming up is […]

ticking time bomb for retirement income

Study reveals pivots amid ticking time bomb for retirement income. Many people approaching retirement fear they don’t have enough and want to turn to alternatives Study reveals pivots amid ticking time bomb for retirement income. Those approaching retirement in Canada and the US are among those facing an impending crisis in their senior years. Following […]

Market crash by 30 percent

Market crash by 30 percent The S&P 500 will crash 30% by December as spending slumps, profits shrink, and banking problems mount, markets guru Larry McDonald warns He sees less government spending, slimmer corporate profits, and banking pressures as key drivers. The founder of “The Bear Traps Report” touts energy and metals as smart bets […]

Fed rate hikes and default fears

Fed rate hikes and default fears: Here’s what could be next for the housing market  Homebuyers and renters alike could feel relief later this year as home prices stabilize, mortgage rates decline and rent price growth continues to slow. Economists expect the Federal Reserve to pause rate hikes for a time while it observes incoming […]

Foreclosures are up

Foreclosures are up. But is the housing market headed for a crash? Foreclosure notices ticked up nationwide in the first quarter of the year with more than 65,000 properties beginning to go through the process. There were 36,617 new filings in March, which marks the 23rd consecutive month with a year-over-year increase in foreclosure activity, according […]

US foreclosure filings

US foreclosure filings jump 22%, and repossessions hit highest level in 3 years. Luxury single-family homes in the top 20 US markets and with modest footprints between 2,500 and 3,500 square feet sold 18.6% faster between April and August 2022 than big homes between 4,500 and 5,000 square feet, according to a report by Coldwell […]

Benefits of a reverse mortgage

Is a reverse mortgage worth it. Serving Alabama since 2007. The Reverse Mortgage Guy

Benefits of a reverse mortgage. Is a reverse mortgage worth it? Moneywatch. CBS News Reverse mortgages provide some unique benefits compared to other home equity options. If you’re a senior looking to reduce expenses or have extra income, you may have come across a product known as a reverse mortgage. Reverse mortgages are a funding source […]

Americans are falling deeper in debt

Nearly half of all Americans are falling deeper in debt as inflation continues to boost costs KEY POINTS With inflation hitting a 40-year high in June, Americans are struggling to keep up with rising prices and putting less money aside for emergencies or long-term financial goals, several studies show. Americans’ overall satisfaction with their financial […]

Financial Assessment

How Financial Assessment Made Reverse Mortgages Safer This financial assessment process is conducive to making the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) an even safer loan product. If a potential borrower can swallow such an absurdity he need not be concerned about who this financial assessment (FA) is making the product safer for! The FHA wants […]

Social Security benefits

Retirement savings being eaten up. A reverse mortgage can help with that

Social Security Recipients Could Get a Massive 11% Raise Next Year Surging inflation could lead to the biggest boost to monthly Social Security benefits since 1981. The 2023 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, would be 10.8% if inflation continues at its current pace, according to a new prediction from the non-profit Committee for a […]