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Month: August 2013

August 23, 2013  |  

New Rules for Reverse Mortgages

Taking out a reverse mortgage typically was a last resort to provide cash flow for financially strapped individuals but recently Congress passed a new bill into law that opens the door for many other older Americans to take out a reverse mortgage. The question is however, whether this is a smart financial move or not. […]

August 16, 2013  |  

What is a Disclaimer of Property?

A disclaimer is an estate planning tool that allows you to redistribute transfers of assets or property by refusing to accept a gift, bequest, or other form of property transfer.  Once disclaimed, the property is then distributed to the next recipient.  The person disclaiming the property, a disclaimant, is not regarded as having received the […]

August 15, 2013  |  

Why Pattern Recognition Is Good For Snakes, But Not Stocks

The ability to recognize patterns helps you to survive, especially when it enables you to recognize and steer clear of danger. However, the value of pattern recognition is not universal. Unfortunately, this skill won’t help you thrive as an investor. Patterns Can Help You Avoid The Dangers of Everyday Life You may have learned this […]

August 8, 2013  |  

Senior Discounts Not Just For Seniors

You don’t have to be a senior citizen to get “senior” discounts. For many years, stores such as Kmart offered a discount on Tuesday for senior citizens. All you had to do was shop on a Tuesday and show proof you were 65 or older and you received a 5% discount. As the population of […]