Reverse Mortgage Blog

How Retirement Can Change your Identity

February 15, 2019
This article reviews the changes that may occur at retirement by no longer working at what you have identified with for years.

Abandoning the Wild West: How Financial Advisers are Evolving on Reverse Mortgages

February 14, 2019
Looking at how Financial Advisers are finally understanding the reverse mortgage.

Your Favorite Dog Breed Did Not Win Westminster. Here's Why.

February 13, 2019
Why do some dog breeds do better at shows

Using Housing Wealth to Improve Financial Outcomes in Retirement

February 13, 2019
Why having a HECM early in retirement is best.

The Looming Retirement Crisis

February 12, 2019
A look at the future of retirement and importance of saving.

CFPB: Low Housing Payments Signal Better Senior Financail Well-Being

February 11, 2019
How lower or no housing payments create higher well-being among seniors.

Reverse Mortgages in the Pacific Northwest

February 8, 2019
Areas of HECM growth around the country

Captain of Industry, or a second round

February 7, 2019
Using HECM funds to open a busines

The Landloard

February 6, 2019
Using a HECM or Reverse to buy a rental or vacation home.

Should You Get One of the New Reverse Mortgages?

February 5, 2019
A look at the new propritary Reverse Mortgages

Has Dave Ramsey ever been correct?

January 31, 2019
A review of the misguided Dave Ramsey

Best Times to Establish a Line of Credit by Dr. Wade Pfau

January 29, 2019
Considering the best time to get your reverse mortgage line of credit

A Deeper Look into Canadian Reverse Mortgage Growth

January 28, 2019
How the US and Canadian reverse markets and use compaire

Reverse mortgages finally make headway with financial advisors

January 25, 2019
Financial Advisors and the Reverse Mortgage

Understanding Why And How The HECM Line Of Credit Grows

January 16, 2019
This article by Dr. Phau gives insite into the Reverse Line-of-Credit growth..

What if you inherited and IRA, by Susan B. Geffen, Esq., M.S.G. on IRA

January 15, 2019
The facts behind inheriting an IRA by renowned elder care attorney Susan B. Geffen

4 Really Smart Housing Wealth Moves for Retirees

January 15, 2019
Great uses to extend retirement savings with a HECM


January 11, 2019
Reverse Mortgage Success Story; Motor Home Heaven

Susan Geffen's Bringing up Your Parents Seminar

January 9, 2019
February 19th Great Event on Aging for ALL generations!

Jay on ESPN & NBC February 10th

January 9, 2019
Jay's appearance on the Ron Siegel ESPN and NBC talk radio snows

Jay's appearance on ESPN and NBC News Radio on January 10th.

December 27, 2018
Jay's appearance on ESPN and NBC News Radio on January 10th.

Jay's appearance on ESPN and NBC News Radio on December 20th

December 12, 2018
Jay's appearance on ESPN and NBC

Listen to me every Saturday at 2:30 P.M.

December 7, 2018
Listen to interesting guests Saturday @ 2:30 PM on


December 7, 2018
Book by Susan B. Geffen

The Media Continues to Get it Wrong on Reverse Mortgages

October 4, 2016
Media can't it it correct on the reverse

How a HECM Reverse Mortgage Saved a Homeowner Over $200,000

September 20, 2016
Saving money with a reverse

The Single Best Tool for Downsizing in Retirement is Called: HECM-for-Purchase

September 9, 2016
HECM or reverse for Purchasing your next home.

Another time to talk.................

June 24, 2016
ESPN Radio Appearance

Aging in Place

June 23, 2016
Understanding reverse

What's in a Name?

June 16, 2016
Why is it called a reverse?

FINALLY… Time Magazine Realizes New Reverse Mortgages May be a Good Idea

April 6, 2016
Media and Reverse

Jay on ESPN Radio with Ron Siegel

March 20, 2016
Financial discussion on the radio

The National Council on Aging (NCOA)

February 26, 2016
Remember, it is only taking charge and control of your own equity!

Nobel winner Robert Merton on HECM

February 8, 2016
Robert Merton on HECM

The need to change

January 17, 2016
Jamie Hopkins on the need to change views on HECMs

What it means to Have a Need

January 9, 2016
Why a need for a HECM

Heirs Are ‘Dead Wrong’ About Their Inheritance

December 29, 2015
Inheritance with a Reverse

Even with 2 million in the bank, should you still have a H.E.C.M?

December 27, 2015
Bolster your savings with a HECM

Best Bridge Between Retirement and Full Social Security Benefit

December 2, 2015
How to use your HECM line of credit

Arguments for Claiming Social Security Early

December 1, 2015
Social Security Choices

Philosophy of Social Security Claiming Strategies

November 5, 2015
Philosophy of Social Security Claiming Strategies

More Consumers Confused by Role of CFPB than Reverse Mortgage Ads

June 15, 2015
More Consumers Confused by Role of CFPB than Reverse Mortgage Ads

Counting on Working Past 65 is Statistically, Being Overconfident

May 29, 2015
Working and Retirement

Mandelman’s Best Home Buying Advice

May 18, 2015
Use a reverse mortgage to purchase a home

How & Why I Fell in Love with the Reverse Mortgage

February 21, 2015
Reverse Mortgage summary

Are You Overestimating Your Ability to Access Your Own Money in Retirement?

February 15, 2015
The reverse in retirement spending

Okay, so tell me why everyone who can doesn’t use a reverse mortgage this way.

November 30, -0001
Using a reverse mortgage
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