Debt is becoming a growing problem in retirement. But like nearly everything else in life, it's less of a issue if you have a plan.
According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the percentage of homeowners 65 and older with mortgage debt increased from 22% in 2001 to 30% in 2011. Among those age 75 and older, the rate more than doubled, from 8.4% to 21.2%.
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