News from American Advisors Group

Understanding The Closing Costs and Fees of a Reverse Mortgage Loan

Posted - December 1, 2016

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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The State of Unclaimed Pensions in the U.S.

Posted - November 28, 2016

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A large number of pensions go unclaimed each year simply because people do not realize they are owed one. Below you’ll find a series of maps depicting the state of unclaimed pensions in the United States If you’re not familiar with the term, a pension is a retirement arrangement between an employer and employee in…

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Reverse Mortgage Loan Example Retirement Strategies

Posted - November 23, 2016

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There are three main ways a reverse mortgage loan can be used to help provide additional retirement security.   1. Delay Social Security benefits and let investments grow Using this approach, a reverse mortgage loan is established at the outset of retirement and drawn upon every year to provide retirement income until exhausted, allowing the…

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U.S. News & World Report: Could a Reverse Mortgage Save Your Retirement?

Posted - November 18, 2016

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As 10,000 baby boomers are expected to reach retirement age daily—and living longer—many are finding that their savings may not be enough to live comfortably during their golden years. U.S. News & World Report writer Kira Brecht suggests that reverse mortgage loans may provide older Americans an additional source of funds to supplement retirement. Brecht’s…

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USA Today: How to tell if a reverse mortgage is right for you

Posted - October 28, 2016

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In an article published this week by USA Today, NerdWallet staff writer Deborah Kearns helps consumers discover whether a reverse mortgage loan is right for them. By covering such topics as how a reverse mortgage works and when to use one, Kearns provides consumers with an overview of what to expect if they’re considering a…

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AAG Introduces Latest Reverse Mortgage Commercial Featuring Acclaimed Actor Tom Selleck

Posted - September 8, 2016

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“Home Equity Chair” Airing Now Orange, Calif. (September 8, 2016) – American Advisors Group (AAG), the leading reverse mortgage lender in the nation, this week launched its latest television commercial starring Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Tom Selleck. The spot is the second of three new ads featuring Selleck as the company’s national spokesperson….

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Security Checklist: Tips to Safeguard Your Home

Posted - August 24, 2016

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Some of the best advice on home protection may come from Ray Johnson. A former burglar, he is now a reformed home security expert. For over 20 years, he has devoted his life to teaching people how to protect their homes. Here are some tips to safeguard your home: Trees and shrubs may look good,…

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Detroit Free Press: Reverse Mortgage Loans Earn Respect

Posted - August 19, 2016

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Reverse mortgage loans are continuing to gain steam among financial experts, consumers and ‭columnists. Susan Tompor of the Detroit Free Press explains the shift may be attributed to consumer ‭protections added in recent years. ‭Baby boomers may also be giving reverse mortgage loans a second look as the generation lives longer, ‭has less than ideal…

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Forget the Nursing Home: Aging in Place with a Reverse Mortgage

Posted - August 17, 2016

Forget the Nursing Home: How to Get the Special Care You Need Without Leaving Home

Not only can care be provided less expensively in your home but it is also a key for achieving optimal outcomes for many patients. A reverse mortgage loan can be used to help pay for senior care for you or your spouse. This gives you the opportunity to live safely and comfortably in your home…

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US News: Using Your House as a Retirement Fund

Posted - August 12, 2016

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In an article published yesterday, U.S. News and World Report columnist Maryalene LaPonsie interviews American Advisors Group CEO Reza Jahangiri about the advantages of home equity use in retirement. With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, living longer and the traditional means of retirement – Social Security, savings and pension – not always enough to…

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