Ten years from now, an estimated 14.4 million middle-income Americans between the ages of 75 and 84 will need long-term care to remain active and independent but won’t … more The Challenges of Paying for Long-Term Care
Laura Kiel, along with Dan, her husband of 50 years, founded Kiel Mortgage, Inc., based in Kent, WA, in 1996. While Laura is an expert in many loan … more Member Spotlight: Laura Kiel, Shares Advice on Preparing for the CRMP Exam
By Dr. Edward Seiler, vice president, Economics and Research, Dworbell, Inc. Household debt has increased by more than 22 percent since 2013 and reached a record $13.67 trillion … more The Economist’s Corner—Household Debt
In his keynote address at this week’s Eastern Regional Meeting in New York, Deputy HUD Secretary/Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Brian Montgomery reaffirmed his commitment to making the Home … more Health of the HECM Program Improving
Brian Johnson, acting deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since July 2018, was officially named to the position this week. Johnson joined the Bureau in December … more Senior Leadership Changes at CFPB and Ginnie Mae
Sabra Richens entered the mortgage business in 1986. She has worked in many different areas, including servicing, collections and foreclosures. After joining Salt Lake City-based FSI Mortgage in … more Member Spotlight: Sabra Richens, FSI Mortgage, Reflects On 20 Years Originating Reverse Mortgages
By Dr. Edward Seiler, vice president, Economics and Research, Dworbell, Inc. In this week’s and next week’s Economist’s Corner I examine debt. This week, we’ll discuss the federal … more The Economist’s Corner: Are We Living Beyond Our Means?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published a notice this week of its intentions to periodically review regulations that it enforces and request public feedback on the impact they … more CFPB to Review Impact of Its Regulations on Small Businesses
Senior officials at the Federal Housing Administration today discussed a proposal to significantly change the agency’s loan-level and annual lender-level certifications to provide more precision and needed clarity … more FHA Proposes New Lender Certification Requirements
By Dr. Edward Seiler, vice president, Economics and Research, Dworbell, Inc. The latest release of the National Case-Shiller home price index (from April 30) shows that the pace … more The Economist’s Corner—Where are house prices headed?