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WSJ: Reverse Mortgages Have an Undeserved Bad Reputation

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The assumption that reverse mortgages should only be used as a last ditch effort to bolster funds, rather than a financial planning tool, has long hindered their effective use in helping retirees finance longevity. But considering the string of recent policy updates over the past few years and wealth of reverse mortgage research, one financial planner says it is time to lay those long-held misperceptions to rest.