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Whether you're already in or nearing retirement, you will find important, topical information in the blog to help you make informed decisions on your road to retiring more freely.
As a 25-year veteran in the financial services industry and a certified trainer and teacher, Professor Craig's #1 goal is to help you thrive in retirement with financial peace of mind. 

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Reverse Mortgage Funding Hires Michele Zachensky

Bloomfield, N.J., August 15, 2013 — Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC (RMF) added another industry veteran to its management team this week, landing Michele Zachensky as its fulfillment leader. Zachensky comes to RMF from MetLife, where she was previously vice president of operations for the company’s reverse mortgage division.

While at MetLife, Zachensky’s responsibilities included oversight of origination operations, including processing, closing, and insuring for all reverse mortgage channels. She also had responsibility for ensuring post-closing coordination, as well as coordinating compliance for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and regulatory exams. In 2010, Zachensky was a member of the MetLife team that was honored as one of American Banker’s Top Banking Teams. During her tenure, she managed one of the industry's largest reverse mortgage operations.

Prior to working for MetLife, Zachensky was the senior vice president of operations at EverBank Reverse Mortgage, which was acquired by MetLife in May 2008.

“This is such an exciting opportunity for me,” said Zachensky. “I’m thrilled to join this team and to work together to accomplish new things.”

Zachensky has previously served on the Board of Directors for the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) and has also served on the NRMLA Professional Development, HUD Issues, Risk and Compliance, and Ethics Committees.

Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC is a member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association.

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About Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC

Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC was established in July 2012 and is led by industry veterans Craig Corn, Robert Sivori, and David Peskin. These executives have an average of more than 15 years of experience in building and, most importantly, growing firms in the industry. The company has offices in New York and New Jersey. Learn more by calling (877) 820-5314 or visiting


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A More Flexible Home Equity Loan

If you’re 62 or older, there is a home equity line of credit option that offers greater financial flexibility than a traditional Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). It’s called a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) line of credit. 
If you have an existing mortgage or home equity loan you could refinance them with a HECM line of credit and get enhanced benefits, including a flexible payment feature and a line of credit that GROWS when left untouched.
As with any mortgage, you must meet your loan obligations, keeping current with property taxes, insurance, and keeping your home in good condition.

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