Smart Money Questions

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Listener Questions - Reverse Mortgages and Helping a Widowed Parent

Posted on November 19th, 2020


We’re talking about two important topics today: Are reverse mortgages a bad idea? And how can I help my widowed parent with their finances?


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What we discuss on this show:

2:56 – Are reverse mortgages a bad idea?

6:35 – Different types of reverse mortgages

9:08 – Can we get kicked out of our home?

13:03 – How to help a widowed parent

14:49 – Look at beneficiaries

16:01 – Do you see any life insurance?

17:46 – Look at parent’s living arrangement

18:36 – Matt talks about is father’s passing

20:04 – Are liabilities joint or just in one parent’s name?

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