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32 Best Senior Citizen Discounts To Use

By being both old (even age 50 may qualify) and bold, you may be eligible for all kinds of senior discounts to help you stretch your retirement dollars farther. Use your age advantage to score discounts at museums, national parks, and, of course, many of the establishments you frequent on a regular basis, like grocery […]

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Financial Tips for Widows

When your spouse dies, your world changes. It goes from “we” to “me” in a heartbeat. If you were used to dividing up the chores, such as cooking, cleaning, cutting the grass or changing the air filter on your refrigerator or HVAC unit, these tasks may now fall on you alone. And the truth is, […]

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Safeguard Your Most Valuable Documents

It’s one of life’s most maddening, stomach-churning, and anxiety-filled experiences: frantically rifling through a dusty attic, rusting filing cabinet or other hidden cavity of the house looking for a critical document that has suddenly gone missing. From birth certificates to death certificates, we accumulate vital documents that we should be able to locate in a […]

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The Complete Guide to Buying a Condo

Are you looking around your cavernous single-family spread and thinking, “Do I need this much space?” Once your family has flown the nest, there’s probably little reason to still keep the nest. Downsizing is a tried-and-true feature of retirement. As much as people maintain they want to “age in place,” many opt for less space. […]

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How to Invest With Little Money

Founding father Benjamin Franklin’s image is on the $100 bill, the largest denomination of U.S. currency, because he knew a thing or two about money. He knew that even if you have little to invest, you can still build wealth by taking baby steps. Franklin notably said, “Human felicity is produced not so much by […]

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Closing Costs and Fees of a Reverse Mortgage Loan

A reverse mortgage loan can be an excellent financial resource for retirees. As with any type of financial tool, it is important to have a clear understanding of all of the costs associated, including closing costs and lending fees (finance charges) and applicable interest rates, before proceeding forward. In order to help you understand the […]

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3 Reasons to Choose AAG as your Reverse Mortgage Lender

For some people, the important decision of whether or not to get a reverse mortgage is rivaled only by the decision of which lender to get a reverse mortgage with.  There are many lenders in the reverse mortgage industry, so who do you trust with such an important decision in your life?  We at American […]

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Which Mortgage Loan is Right for You?

Saving money for retirement is a decades-long commitment. It’s not uncommon for seniors to reach retirement age only to find that their retirement income isn’t large enough to support the lifestyle they want. As you enter your golden years and begin to consider various options to increase your supplemental income, home equity has the potential […]

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