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Steps To Retiring With A Reverse Mortgage
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Follow this simple six-step guide to investigating a reverse mortgage. And be sure to compare it to other ways home equity can help fund your retirement.
 
Why bonds were in for a wild ride last week
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The ten-year bond influences everything from mortgage rates to corporate debt. It’s now the benchmark for long-term U.S. interest rates.
 
Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week. The 30-year loan hit its lowest level since June 2013 as Treasury bond yields marked new lows amid concern over global economic weakness.
 
Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?
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A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:
 
Mortgage rates dip below 4 percent. Time to refinance?
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The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage dipped below 4 percent this week. As recently as January, the average was 4.53 percent.
 
Lower mortgage rates a silver lining of stock market drops
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If there's an upside to a plunging stock market, it's that mortgage rates are falling too.
 
Bonds rally hard on international weakness and a dovish Fed
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The ten-year bond influences everything from mortgage rates to corporate debt. It's now the benchmark for long-term U.S. interest rates. Note that old-timers might remember when the 30-year bond was the ...
 
US mortgage rates down for third straight week
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home.
 
Reverse Mortgage Or Home-Equity Loan?
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If you have equity in your home and need more cash in retirement, a reverse mortgage – or home-equity loan or line of credit – is an obvious option.
 
Mortgage rates hit 2014 low
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There's a silver lining for home buyers in the clouds hanging over the stock market. Interest rates on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.97% this week, according to Freddie Mac. That's down from ...