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Adding Reverse Mortgages to Retirement Portfolios

by Ricardo Cornejo, GEI Associate Reverse mortgages have proved to be the ultimate safety net for homeowner senior citizens as they walk into retirement without much cash into their pockets. Reverse mortgages provide monthly payments, a line of credit or … Continue reading

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Obamacare: Will Insurance Pooling Lower Consumer Costs?

by Leemore Dafny, NBER Private health insurance plays a pivotal role in the U.S. healthcare system. Private insurers account for one out of every three dollars spent on healthcare, and even this figure understates the importance of the sector: many … Continue reading

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Evaluating Recession Forecasts: Read Critically

by Jeff Miller For investors who believe that stocks eventually reflect the fundamental strength of the companies, understanding the business cycle is crucial. Since popular sentiment and stock prices are often excessively negative about economic prospects, there is great opportunity … Continue reading

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