5 Reasons to Avoid a Reverse Mortgage

5 Reasons to Avoid a Reverse Mortgage

Over the last several years the reverse mortgage has caught the attention of retirees looking for an income. At face value, it seems like a good idea.   It also seems really simple: You get access to the equity in your home and the bank makes a mortgage payment to...
Are You Sure You Understand the Probate Process?

Are You Sure You Understand the Probate Process?

When someone is deceased, probate is the court-supervised process of gathering that person’s assets, paying taxes and distributing the remainder of the estate to heirs. It’s important to understand the probate process.   Probate is different from state to state and...