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The Sisyphus of Mortgages

The Sisyphus of Mortgages

Shannon Hicks July 17, 2017 2

The Uphill Battle for Market Acceptance   Like the mythical phoenix, the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage industry rose from the ashes of the housing crash and economic crisis of 2008, followed by several reincarnations

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Shutting Down: Why many reject the HECM

Shutting Down: Why many reject the HECM

Shannon Hicks March 6, 2017 3

The hurdles to increased acceptance are complex Today there is an estimated $4.4 trillion in home equity for those 65 and older, many who are woefully unprepared for retirement. As HECM endorsements continue to

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A Change of Heart in Reverse

A Change of Heart in Reverse

Shannon Hicks July 18, 2016 1

What changed the mind of one Chicago Tribune Columnist? It is admirable to have strongly-held beliefs. It is even more laudable when one changes their position based on new facts and insight. That’s exactly

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Coming Out of Denial

Coming Out of Denial

Shannon Hicks September 30, 2014 4

“Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside our own limited experience is absurd.” These words ring no truer than when it comes to those who embrace

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