Retirement

Can You Capitalize on the Current ReFi Boomlets?

If you're a homeowner or if you're just savvy with finances, you may have heard mention of something called a refi boomlet. If you're not familiar with this term, you'll want to find

Retirement

Will Your Retirement Affect Your Equity Line of Credit?

Retirement is a time when most people want to sit back, enjoy their home, and not worry about debt. While some retirees are able to enjoy their golden years without concern for paying

Retirement

Is selling the best way to get cash for retirement?

If you're getting ready to retire and own a home, you might have considered selling to free up cash for spending or maybe investments. But is the best decision?

Retirement

5 risks of reverse mortgages

Reverse mortgages have some great features, but they're not a smart choice for all homeowners. The truth is, they come with some big risks.

Tools And Guides

4 ways to use your empty nest to pad your nest egg

Four ideas, each with a different time and financial commitment, for turning your empty nest into a healthy nest egg.

Home Improvement

Transforming your empty nest for guests – is it worth the trouble?

The sharing economy provides flexible options to pad your nest egg. But is the trouble worth it?

Retirement

Financial Literacy: Retirement tips for every decade

Whether you’re feeling great or somewhat worried about retirement, one thing is for sure – the more you know, the better you can prepare. Here are some things to consider about your retirement at every age.

Home Equity

How your home can help your retirement

Many retirees have another, often-overlooked asset that can be a source of retirement funds – your home. If you're approaching or already in retirement, you may want to consider how your home could help sustain your lifestyle.

Home Improvement

Home remodeling for long-term independent living

The realities of aging often require specific modifications to make living easier. These updates can be costly, but there are several sound reasons to make the investment, and age-related modifications could save you money over the long term.

Retirement

Should you take a loan to pay for your parents' next step?

The level of financial support aging parents need varies and can grow over time. Even if your parents aren't in need of a high level of care right now, it doesn't hurt to start considering the possibility.