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New Study Shows ‘Buffer Asset’ Benefits of Reverse Mortgages

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The benefits of using a reverse mortgage as a potential “buffer asset” to stave off sequence of returns risk in retirement will be highlighted in a new paper published in the Retirement Management Journal (RMJ).

The paper, “An Alternative Asset to Buffer Sequence of Returns Risk in Retirement,” is the work of reverse mortgage industry veteran Shelley Giordano, chair of the Funding Longevity Task Force and author of the book “What’s the Deal with Reverse Mortgages?”