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Fact Sheet On Reverse Mortgages

This page from AARP has information on how to get a reverse mortgage, who is eligible for one and ways to protect yourself when getting one.http://www.aarp.org/money/revmort/revmort_basics/a2003-03-21-revmortfactsheet.htmlReviewed August 2009 more...

Home Equity Loans - The Three Day Cancellation Rule

If you're considering applying for a personal loan and using your home to guarantee repayment, you should know that a federal credit law gives you three days to reconsider a signed credit agreement and cancel the deal without penalty. This page from the FTC has more information.http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt037.shtmReviewed August 2009 more...

Home Equity Scams

This page from the FTC has tips on how to avoid a scam when using your home as collateral.http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/homes/rea11.shtmReviewed August 2009 more...

Reverse Mortgages

This page from the FTC has general information about reverse mortgages, including possible risks you take by getting one.http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/homes/rea13.shtmReviewed August 2009 more...