Sims Insights

Puerto Rico Update: Improving, But Not Out Of The Woods
August 28, 2014

Prices have recovered since the debt restructuring law of June 26. Electric Authority negotiations are positive for now and there are other positives on the horizon, yet risks remain.

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Aging Athletically: The 65+ Population Takes on Marathons and More
August 21, 2014

Today’s boomers and seniors are looking for retirement communities with access to a wide range of fitness and athletic facilities. Amenities like these will likely become a necessity, not a luxury, for active boomers who choose these settings.

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HUD’s Lean Program News for Senior Living Communities
August 19, 2014

The Sims Mortgage Funding team took a road trip in early July to Seattle, Washington, where they participated in HUD’s 2014 Lean Training. The two-day session was designed to review the new Section 232 Handbook that was issued on May 22, 2014 and will become effective on September 1.

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Mortgages, Bond Ratings and Recovery
August 12, 2014

A mortgage may make the difference of getting repaid or not. Did you know that bond ratings do not take into account the value of collateral that may be pledged to bondholders?

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Retiring Abroad: Is an International Destination Right for Your Post-Career Years?
August 07, 2014

When the nest is empty, your career completed, and care-giving commitments fulfilled, the entire world is your retirement oyster: why stay put?

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