Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:43 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

There are many types of housing to consider, but getting a reverse mortgage can be a good option for staying put.

Friday, July 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

In 2011, the courts established that HUD had violated the law by triggering payment of the loan while the non-borrowing spouse was still in the house.

Friday, May 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The problem with self-insurance is that you don’t know when you’ll need the coverage. It’s not just for seniors; many people aren’t saving enough for retirement now.

Friday, April 03, 2015 9:13 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Reverse mortgages are getting more respect now that retirees really need the money.

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Empty nesters and seniors facing the decision of whether to downsize have a few options.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:53 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

FHA insurance protects the lender, not the borrower. The FHA insures the lender’s safety, not the borrower’s (or the borrower’s heirs).

Sunday, March 23, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Borrowing against the equity in your home can have pitfalls.

Friday, September 27, 2013 5:19 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Senior homeowners who want to cash out equity with a reverse mortgage will have to play by new rules when applying for a loan after the end of this month.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:42 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The FHA is changing the rules for lump-sum payouts.

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