As this week’s USA Today article tells us, using home equity in retirement seems simple. Why would one do otherwise if savings and income in our latter years are insufficient? But it is stunning how many plans do not take that asset into consideration. Also stunning is the woeful lack of preparation among Americans for their retirement. This is not some abstract, theoretical concept! With 11,000 of us reaching 65 every day it is indeed a crisis that threatens the quality of life for tens of millions. Read how you can better prepare yourself and those you serve. It’s good stuff and it’s right here.