Getting By Vs. Living Your Life

For better or worse, we have all had experiences that enable us to understand that there is a difference in simply ‘getting by’ and ‘living your life’. We’ve all been there, where we’re scraping by or possibly living paycheck to paycheck just to keep the necessities and routines of daily life going. This may have…

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Housing, Aging, and How Home Chex Can Help

In any given home, it is the family and guests inside that residence that truly make a house a home. A house carries personal meaning for any individual—it is the place where you raised your children, where countless Thanksgivings and Christmas holidays were spent, where meals were enjoyed and endless memories were created. As time…

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What is a Reverse Mortgage?

You may be one of the 10,000 people who turn 65 every day, and even if you aren’t, this is the time to plan for your upcoming retirement. After a lifetime of working hard and saving money, you deserve to enjoy your retirement years by doing the things you’ve always loved. Whether it be spending…

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Myths and Realities of Reverse Mortgages

By Mark Browning – HomeChex Reverse Mortgage According to the 2012 Ameriprise Financial Retirement Check-In survey, nearly half of respondents (47%) now expect to use home equity to help fund retirement. A reverse mortgage is a financial tool that empowers older homeowners to access and manage housing wealth, without having to sell or create new…

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