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Learn About Reverse Mortgages and Their Future

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Contact: Katherine Dibling, E-mail senior media representative, (215) 574-4119

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Reverse mortgages, including FHA-insured home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs), are the focus of an upcoming Financial Education Network meeting.

During “Reverse Mortgages: Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities,” industry experts will discuss appropriate purchasing options for homeowners, provide insight into the recession’s impact on these loan products, and give their expectations for the future of reverse mortgages. See the agenda.


Event: “Reverse Mortgages: Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities”

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Time: Registration and continental breakfast: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; program: 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.; lunch: 12:20 to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 100 N. Sixth St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19106. Pennsylvania Room.

Registration: Required. Media should contact Katherine Dibling at 215-574-4119 or Marilyn Wimp at 215-574-4197. Participants must register by Friday, November 19, 2010.

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