Women Make History in the 2018 Midterm Elections

Yesterday, Tuesday, Nov. 6th, Americans took to the polls to cast their votes in the 2018 Midterm Elections to elect candidates for Senate, the House of Representatives, State Governors and other local appointments and propositions. Not only did we see a surge of women and minority voters this year, but over 100 women were elected into Congress—at least 98 women in the House and 13 in the Senate—the highest representation of women in U.S. history.

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Celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11th!

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11th, but will be observed on the following Monday, a national holiday honoring all the men and women who have served in American wars with parades, speeches and a remembrance ceremony in Arlington, VA. The day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov.11, 1919, marking the first anniversary of the end of World War I. In 1926, Congress passed a resolution to make the day an annual observance, before President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared Veterans Day a national holiday in 1954.

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Nov. 7th NAWRB sheCall: Purchasing a Home with Reverse Mortgage

Mark your calendars for our next sheCall on Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2018, at 8:30- 9:30 AM PST. Steve Haskell, Reverse Mortgage Loan Officer at NeighborWorks Orange County, will be featured and interviewed on our NAWRB sheCall: Purchasing a Home with Reverse Mortgage. To listen, call in at 949-209-6642, and don’t forget to RSVP by emailing info@nawrb.com.

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Growth of Older Population Exceeds Total U.S. Population and Other Census Bureau Facts

The U.S. Census Bureau just released findings on the rapidly growing older population, of adults ages 65 and older, in a report. Due to a trend of lower birth rates and longer life spans, the growth of the older population now exceeds the total population and the population of citizens under the age of 65.

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