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AAG Appoints Robinson as Acting President and COO

American Advisors Group (AAG), the leading reverse mortgage lender in the United States, has appointed mortgage industry veteran Ed Robinson to the position of acting president and chief operating officer (COO). Read more…

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Why the Personal Touch is Important for Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

There are many mortgage lenders operating nationally which operate off of successful wholesale lending models, some of which have the resources to advertise phone numbers attached to centralized call centers. Read more…

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Senior Expert Jim Bland Conducts His Company the Right Way

Offering a Symphony of Services for Seniors Who Want to Age in Place Jim Bland is a special kind of conductor. Instead of directing the simultaneous performance of several players to bring a musical score to life, he is a multi-talented maestro who’s company provides innovative in-home fall prevention technologies and works with expert building […]

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AAG Partners with VGM Live at Home

Irvine, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2021)– American Advisors Group (AAG), the nation’s leader in home equity solutions, today announced its partnership with VGM Live At Home, a nationwide, collaborative membership community with services and solutions for independently owned and operated, certified accessible home modification providers and contractors. The partnership allows VGM’s members to connect customers with […]

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Help Clients Avoid Medicare’s IRMAA Surcharges

Retirees are declaring bankruptcy at far greater rates today than in years past. In fact, the bankruptcy rate for those 65 and older has increased by more than 200% from 1991 to today. Read more…

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Fighting Inflation with a Reverse Mortgage

Many older Americans worry about outliving their savings, and those fears have been magnified by recent spikes in inflation, eating away at retirees’ nest eggs. Read more…

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Homeowners $2 Trillion Richer in First Three Months of the Year

Homeowners are getting richer and richer as prices keep soaring – and the numbers are staggering. Those with mortgages, about 62% of all properties, saw their equity jump by 20% in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. Read More…

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Baby Boomers Reassessing Retirement During Pandemic

Baby boomers who are downsizing have had to delay their plans and reassess during the pandemic. The consideration now has become proximity to adult kids and grandchildren, some even giving up their dreams in what they were going to do in retirement just to be near family. Read more…

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Senior Housing at Record High

Homeowners 62 and older saw their housing wealth grow by three percent or $234 billion in the fourth quarter to a record $8.05 trillion from Q3 2020, according to the latest quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Index (RMMI). Read more…

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Reverse Mortgages Not Just for People Out of Money

There seems to be an impression that taking out a reverse mortgage is an act of desperation by people who have no choice but to crack open and spend their nest egg of housing wealth. Read more…

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