In the News

Title

The Mortgage Is Dead; Long Live The (Reverse) Mortgage

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-8-2016

Abstract

The word "mortgage" comes from the Latin mort, meaning death, and "gage", roughly meaning a pledge to repay.

(I use these little tidbits to rationalize my choice to take four years of Latin in high school instead of learning a language I might actually use.)