Claudia Melatini

Freelance Writer

Claudia Melatini has been a financial and FinTech writer for over 16 years. Her clients include Ameriprise Financial, Capital Group, American Funds, FOCUS Investment Bank, Edward Jones, LPL, RBC Wealth Management, Oilwoman Magazine, Farmers Insurance, and State Farm Insurance.

Articles by Claudia Melatini

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Can You Rent Out a House With a Reverse Mortgage?

If you're looking for sources of cash flow in retirement, renting your home is often a good idea. But if you have a reverse mortgage, you'll have to live there too.

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Understanding 401(k)s and Retirement

401(k)s are popular and useful retirement savings vehicles. Learn how they work and where they fit in to your retirement plan.

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Repaying a Reverse Mortgage

Like any loan a reverse mortgage does need to be repaid. Here are several ways that can happen.

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How to Refinance a Reverse Mortgage

Much like refinancing a traditional mortgage, borrowers can refinance a reverse mortgage. Here's what you need to know about the process.

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What Is Home Equity?

Home equity is a valuable tool that can help you finance your retirement. Learn how you can maximize the benefits of your largest asset.

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Are Heirs Responsible for Reverse Mortgage Debt?

Your heirs are not responsible for reverse mortgage debt after your passing. Read on to learn more about their options.