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RETIREMENT RESEARCH  March 2017, Number 17-6  IS HOME EQUITY AN UNDERUTILIZED RETIREMENT ASSET  By Steven A. Sass   Introd...
2  Center for Retirement Research  U.S. house prices over the past 45 years have grown about 1 percent per year above infl...
3  Issue in Brief span declines relative to the value of alternative uses of the savings held as home equity. A study by C...
4  was 5.9 percent in January 2017, with the rate adjusted annually.19 Mainly due to the high interest rate, households th...
Issue in Brief  5  Endnotes 1 Financial wealth includes balances in retirement and non-retirement accounts, business equit...
6  borrow rather than sell their homes in response to widowhood and medical expense shocks. Retirees moving to nursing hom...
7  Issue in Brief  References Brown, Jeffrey R., Arie Kapteyn, Erzo F. P. Luttmer, and Olivia S. Mitchell. 2013.    Cognit...
8  Poterba, James, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise. 2011.    The Composition and Drawdown of Wealth in Retirement.    J...
RETIREMENT RESEARCH  About the Center  The mission of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is to produce f...