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Live Event – The New Reverse Mortgage
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‍Presented by Steve Resch, VP of Retirement Strategies for Finance of America Reverse. This course for financial professionals will give you a basic understanding of a reverse mortgage including the features, available products, and eligibility requirements. We will also examine strategies that utilize a reverse mortgage as part of a comprehensive retirement plan.This course is eligible for 2 CFP CE credits.

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For a no cost copy of Wade Phau, Ph.D., CFA 2nd Edition: THE RETIREMENT RESEARCHERS GUIDE SERIES – REVERSE MORTGAGES – How to use Reverse Mortgage to Secure your Retirement.
Contact Tony Meuers at 503.806.1620 or tony@financeofamerica.com

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How to benefit and protect your client’s portfolio by integrating the New Reverse Mortgage.

Many Financial Advisors understand that a Reverse Mortgage is not a panacea, nor a single tool to substitute for making sure that their clients have enough in their retirement savings and investments to fund their lifestyle needs, but, for retirees or soon to be retirees, a Reverse Mortgage may be appropriate, and beneficial.
There are many ways that a HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) or Reverse Mortgage can be used as a powerful tool to benefit your clients. If used strategically, your clients can even see growth in their available funds through a Reverse Mortgage Line of Credit. (LOC)
By accessing equity in their homes, can help eligible clients leave their current investment portfolio untouched for longer, can delay collecting social security, and enable your clients to free up cash to invest in other investments within their portfolio.
  • Increase Wealth
By using the Reverse Mortgage as a financial planning tool, your clients can allow their investment portfolios to remain untouched and allow it to gain in value or avoid selling investments at a loss. Especially during market downturns when stocks, and other investments have taken a negative hit, the Reverse Mortgage should be a strategy that is considered. In fact, research has indicated the Reverse Mortgage line of credit growth is a powerful tool that can help mitigate sequence of returns risk for retirees who have invested retirement assets. **
  • Flexibility of Funds
If a client delays selling retirement investments or uses the Reverse Mortgage funds for other purposes, ultimately tapping into home equity can offer successful financial options for retirement.

The New Reverse Mortgage can be used to:

  • pay for health care and living expenses
  • can be used as a potential safety net for clients who may still want to take liberties with their other investments.
  • can be used to help clients that need additional guaranteed income.
  • can be used for clients that prefer to not make their mortgage payments to free up cash flow and to invest this money into their other investments.
  • can be used to protect their spouse
  • can be used as a strategy that may free up significant cash for clients that are downsizing or looking to right-size their retirement home.
These are just the beginning of many ways that your clients may use or may have a need for to help supplement their retirement income.
The Reverse Mortgage is not the catch all to retirement, but renowned researchers have shown that home owners 62 years of age and older can find benefit when they use the Reverse Mortgage as part of their retirement strategy.
Whether you’re looking to add new wealth management clients,or simply improve your client’s existing financial plans – With different rules and qualification criteria to follow, it’s important that you have a toolbox full of resources to help you determine which of your clientele could benefit from a Reverse Mortgage refinance or Reverse Mortgage purchase.
Please contact me directly at 503.806.1620 or tony@financeofamerica.com to help guide your clients through the process of the New Reverse Mortgage loan options.
**Jeffrey Levine, CEO, BluePrint Wealth Alliance, “Protecting Clients’ Portfolio Assets with a Reverse Mortgage,”Think Advisor, January 4, 2017. http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2017/01/04/protecting-clients-portfolio-assets-with-a-reverse