Items Tagged with 'Chris Mayer'

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  • Bloomberg: Reverse mortgages are staging a comeback

    Industry embraces academics, leaves behind celebrities to spread new message
    Reverse mortgages might be "America's most hated home loan," according to a recent article in Bloomberg, but the news outlet also says they are staging a comeback thanks to the support of leading academics. In the past, these loans were touted as an option for cash-strapped seniors by aging celebrity pitchmen. But now, lenders are turning to retirement researchers and high-profile financial planning experts to promote the product's use as a smart financial planning tool.
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  • Why don’t potential homebuyers shop around for their mortgage?

    Magilla Loans co-founder explains
    Consumers are used to comparing flights and hotel prices, and yet when it comes to the biggest financial purchase they will ever make, buying a home, they choose to go with the first lender they find. Chris Meyer, co-founder at Magilla Loans, an online loan comparison site, explained why this is and what home shoppers should really be doing.
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  • Election lessons

    First, let me set the tone: Housing helped wreck the economy, and housing recovery will be necessary to restore the economy.Yet during the recently completed presidential...
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