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When the Meaning of Home is Financially Exhausting

Since 2008 upward of four million families have lost their homes to foreclosure. However, many families who defaulted on their mortgages avoided foreclosure and still remain in their homes. In this brief, Hannah Thomas explores how families in foreclosure exhaust their wealth.

By |2020-06-08T12:22:25-05:00August 11th, 2016|Current Articles, Home Financing|Comments Off on When the Meaning of Home is Financially Exhausting

Field Experiments on the Impacts of Financial Planning Interventions for Recent Homebuyers

Low and moderate-income households are less likely to plan for long term financial goals, including retirement, and are less likely to seek out assistance with long term financial planning. Offering behavior-based financial planning interventions that leverage technology at teachable moments may prove to be an efficient and effective strategy to reach this vulnerable population.

By |2020-06-08T12:22:34-05:00August 9th, 2011|Current Articles, Home Financing|Comments Off on Field Experiments on the Impacts of Financial Planning Interventions for Recent Homebuyers
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