Home Equity in Retirement Planning
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In this session, we will go through the psychological impact that many homeowners face when deciding whether or not to use home equity in retirement planning. And, when the opportunity arises, how a reverse mortgage may be the appropriate solution for some clients.
We’ll discuss how the product works including eligibility, misconceptions, and safeguards. In-depth review of holistic case studies using it to supplement asset distribution strategies, manage long-term care risks, facilitate Roth Conversions, delay social security and other tax-deferred distributions, fund legacy strategies, and much more.
Craig Lemoine, Ph.D, CFP
Director of Financial Planning Program and Clinical Associate Professor
Univeristy of Illinois
Craig Lemoine is the Director of the Financial Planning Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He serves as an Associate Clinical Professor, teaching courses in risk management, retirement and financial planning. Craig earned his PhD from Texas Tech University in 2013 and currently holds the Certified Financial Planner ™ and Master Registered Financial Consultant™ designations.
Craig currently serves as the Executive Director of the Academy for Home Equity in Financial Planning, vice-chairman of the Master Registered Financial Consultant Board and is working with his team to develop specialized content in the area of agriculture-focused financial planning. Previously, Craig served on and chaired the CFP® Council of Examination (2009-2014) and was the Executive Director of the Northwestern Mutual Granum Center for Financial at The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, PA.
Stephen J. Resch, CLTC
Vice President Retirement Strategies Division
Finance of America Reverse
Steve Resch, CLTC, is Vice President of Retirement Strategies for Finance of America Reverse, where he leads education and training programs for financial professionals. Steve is also an investment advisor, partner in a wealth management firm, and designer of ""The Reverse Illustrator,"" a proprietary program that graphically displays the flexibility and options that a reverse mortgage can bring to a financial plan. Steve is a subject expert source and frequent speaker at both national and regional professional conferences and has been interviewed by various media outlets including Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq Trade Talks, MarketWatch, Barron's and more.