Behind the Scenes with Reverse Mortgages

Janice Cohen |

Mortgage lending is mysterious to many people, and reverse mortgages can seem even more mysterious. Used properly and at the right time, a reverse mortgage can be a powerful tool for managing cash flow and protecting home equity. Janice Cohen has been a licensed reverse mortgage specialist for more than 16 years. In this Smart Women/Savvy Money webinar, she discusses the stormy history of reverse mortgages and how they have improved in the past eight years. Learn more about this powerful, flexible financial planning option!



Janice Cohen is a reverse mortgage specialist with more than 16 years of experience in this special area of lending. She approaches each transaction from the perspective of a mortgage planner, carefully scrutinizing clients’ cash flow, equity position, and assets. Janice takes special care when guiding seniors through the reverse mortgage process. Her goal is to be sure there are no surprises and that clients have control of the process as much as possible.

Janice holds a master’s degree in sacred music. She spent more than 20 years as a cantor in a reform synagogue in New Jersey and still officiates at special events for friends and family. Janice’s husband works for DC Comics; they came to Los Angeles more than a decade ago when he moved from publishing to TV and film.