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It’s Not Just Seattle: U.S. Housing Market Sees “Dark Clouds,” Creating Potentially Ideal Conditions for a Reverse Mortgage

Just last week here on the AgingOptions blog, we wrote about some bad news for home sellers, and good news for home buyers, in this article recently printed in the Seattle Times.  “As sales plunge,” read the headline, “King County home inventory has biggest jump on record.” Now as we’ve dug more deeply into this…

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Senior housing will be a problem in the future.

Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Softening Home Values and Rising Interest Rates Make This the Ideal Time to Act.

There was some bad news for home sellers, and good news for home buyers, in this article we read last week in the Seattle Times.  “As sales plunge,” read the headline, “King County home inventory has biggest jump on record.” For sellers and buyers alike, this increase in the number of homes for sale signals…

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Worried About Running Out of Money in Retirement? Consider these Seven Strategies to Make Sure You Don’t!

When we at AgingOptions talk with radio listeners and seminar guests, there’s one recurring question we hear more than any other: how can I make sure I don’t run out of money when I retire? While a small percentage of retirees have sufficient savings and investments to preclude money worries, the vast majority are facing…

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Growing Opioid Crisis is Snaring an Alarming – and Increasing – Number of Seniors

We just discovered a highly disturbing article on the website HealthDay that puts a new spin on today’s chorus of headlines about the nation’s opioid crisis. According to two new government reports, a growing number of seniors are falling prey to this insidious category of highly addictive painkillers. Opioid Crisis Increasing but Under-Recognized As reported…

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Retiring with Debt? Consider These Three Ways to Make Your Debt Load More Manageable

Most people approaching retirement age probably dream about retiring debt-free. Entering retirement without the burden of debt is certainly the ideal – but if you think it’s the norm, think again. The reality is, about seven out of ten households headed by those in the 65-74 age group are carrying at least some debt load,…

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