People Tested Podcast – April 2016 – Brad Breeding on Retirement Communities

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Brad Breeding, author of "What's the Deal with Retirement Communities?" discusses the decision-making process for choosing and deciding upon a retirement community in our April 2016 podcast.  Brad is President of MyLifeSite, which helps retirees and their family navigate the information available when making the decision of which retirement community is right. Brad's book covers what you need to know about the retirement living landscape, including: The importance of planning ahead for the later phases of retirement What must you consider when deciding between at-home care and a community? What defines a retirement community? How … [Read more...]

An Elite Group of Financial Experts Team Up to Share Their Secrets for Addressing the Changing Needs for Retirement Income

January 26, 2016: In the past, retirement planning efforts were solely focused on reaching “the number”, or what the value of our “nest egg” needed to be. For years, clients and advisers focused solely on this “account value” to gauge whether or not people were going to ever be able to retire. However, the current realities of increased healthcare costs, inflation, poor market returns and further aggressive actions from the government have led to reduced benefits and financial security that have changed the playing field for retirees! A small, but growing number of elite financial experts are sounding the alarm that Americans need to … [Read more...]

New Book Revives Interest in Reverse Mortgages as Effective Solution for Retirees

Shelley Giordano’s book, “What’s the Deal with Reverse Mortgages?” received a stellar review from a writer from the Chicago Tribune who has historically been skeptical of reverse mortgages. This is a trend that Giordano is noticing as her book is being picked up by more and more media outlets. Jack Tatar, founder of People Tested Media, the publisher of Giordano's compelling and innovative book says, "As more knowledgeable reviewers evaluate the contents of this book, they're recognizing that the poor perception of reverse mortgages is based on the old product and due to aggressive advertising to the wrong people. Giordano's book reveals … [Read more...]