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Featured Article: How Reverse Mortgages May Help Housing Situations of Retirees

Posted - October 14, 2014

Jane Osmond looked at her mortgage bill statement with a range of mixed emotions. Like many retired Americans, she had achieved the American Dream: home ownership. But with that dream came years of hard work to diligently make her mortgage payment every month. And although she was very close to paying off her entire mortgage balance, she was not yet finished. She is not alone. Like many older Americans, Osmond will be carrying some of her mortgage debt into retirement.

According to recent

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Activities to Enjoy with Your Family in Retirement

Posted - October 2, 2014

Retirement can be a wonderful and exciting period in your life. With this exciting era of your life comes a newfound supply of time and an opportunity to spend it with your family. With your family, you may now fully enjoy a well-earned retirement with some quality-time activities such as these:

~ With your son, set about restoring the classic car that has been sitting in the garage.

~ With your daughters, meet for an afternoon of delicious lunch and shopping.

~ Take your grandchildren

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The 5 Best States to Retire

Posted - September 30, 2014

The 5 Best States to Retire

You’ve finally reached your long-awaited years of retirement, and without employment obligations to hold you down, you are free to settle down to retire in any state you wish. When selecting your new home state, there are generally five key characteristics you’ll want to look for: low cost of living, low taxes, low crime rate, quality health care, and a good well-being and satisfaction rating.

A state with a lower cost of living and lower taxes will translate into your retirement nest

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American Advisors Group (“AAG”) Facebook Page Sweepstakes Official Rules

Posted - September 11, 2014

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK.

American Advisors Group may from time-to-time offer sweepstakes on our Facebook Page (“Page”) that ask our fans and other visitors to take a certain action, such as:

Sharing a post
Commenting on a post
Answering a question or survey
Liking a comment or

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Reverse Mortgage Loans Explained: A Family Perspective

Posted - June 17, 2014

Robert Kane and Dennis Loxton Join AAG National Field Sales Team - American Advisors Group

When considering the option of a reverse mortgage, it is often a decision that is not made by one individual, but shared and discussed within the family. Children and caregivers often help their family members to make a sound choice for their retirement future. Furthermore, many retirees prefer to remain in their homes as part of their retirement.

Fortunately, reverse mortgages are able to give our family members the ability to retain their financial independence, by accessing the wealth

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June’s Puzzle: Jigsaw

Posted - June 9, 2014

June's Puzzle: Jigsaw

Have fun with American Advisors Group’s Puzzle this month: Jigsaw! It’s timed, so complete it as fast as you can, then challenge your friends to see if they can beat your time!

 

 

 

 

 
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Recipe of the Month: Grandma’s Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted - June 9, 2014

Recipe of the Month: Grandma’s Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you were little, a trip to Grandma’s house meant big hugs, cheek pinching, and warm gooey made-from-scratch chocolate chip cookies.  Now that you’re a grandparent yourself, bring back those heartfelt fuzzy memories for your own grandchildren.

 

YOU’LL NEED:

Small bowl
Fork or some sort of whisker utensil
Electric mixer and its bowl
Tablespoon
Baking sheets
Parchment paper
Your oven
Wire rack

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose

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5 Career Options for Retired Individuals

Posted - April 10, 2014

5 Career Options for Retired Individuals

Retirement means something completely different for most people now than it did one or two decades ago. Instead of people aiming to retire to a warm destination to play golf all day, retirement now means starting a new business or pursuing a passion that there wasn’t time for previously due to work and other obligations. What are some great career options for those who are retired?
Start a Writing Career
It is never too late to begin a writing career. Regardless of whether someone has been

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1963 vs Today

Posted - January 27, 2014

Robert Kane and Dennis Loxton Join AAG National Field Sales Team - American Advisors Group

A lot has changed since the 1960’s.  The Beatles’ global fame has been swapped out by the popularity of tween boy band One Direction, the cost of a Hershey bar has raised substantially, and we finally publicly acknowledge just how unhealthy cigarettes truly are.

But that’s not all. The sixties were defined by the launch of a new era. After the war, there was a surge in the number of births that amounted to what we now recognize as the baby boomer generation.

Baby boomers are

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