The Rise of Mortgages in Retirement: A Webinar Exploration of Study Findings and Insights

The Center for Financial Security produced a webinar on March 14, 2018 exploring the findings from a study examining the increasing rate of mortgages among elderly households and reasons for this rise. Following the research presentation, discussants from the AARP Foundation and Elder Financial Safety Center with The Senior Source offered insights into how these findings may impact programmatic efforts to serve older Americans and current initiatives that are in place to address this growing mortgage trend.

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Presenters on the webinar included:

Erik Hembre, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Paolo Narciso, Director, Income Security, AARP Foundation

Julie Krawczyk, Director, Elder Financial Safety Center, Senior Source

Debbie Burkham, Financial Coach, Elder Financial Safety Center, Senior Source