Your Financial Future:
These sites are listed to show the range of information available on home ownership. WISER does not endorse any of these sites, and recommends that you investigate the sources before obtaining any services.Reverse Mortgages
"Long Term Sustainability for Reverse Mortgages: HECM's Impact on the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Hearing," looks at the long-term sustainability of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program.
"Reverse Mortgage Loans: Borrowing Against Your Home," an informational packet on reverse mortgages and other types of home loans, to help you make the best decision for you.
"Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared?,"analyzes our preparedness for housing the growing older adult population, and implications for the near future.
Source: National Housing Conference; Center for Housing Policy
"Housing Consumption in Late Life: The Role of Income, Health Shocks and Marital Shocks," looks at the ability of Social Security to mediate the consequences of adverse events, whether “health shocks” such as a stroke or hip fracture, or “marital shocks,” principally the death of a spouse.
Source: Boston College Retirement Research Center