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Are Reverse Mortgages Helpful or Hazardous?

Marketed to older adults, the loans both provide and deplete needed income

En español | In one slick TV spot after another, reverse mortgages are touted as an easy means to a carefree lifestyle. Actor Robert Wagner, Henry "the Fonz" Winkler and even former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson assure older homeowners that they can "live a better retirement" with a reverse mortgage. … Back to Article

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