It was only a matter of time. Adjustable-rate mortgages — the apocalyptical financial product of the recent economic collapse — are coming back in a big way. Of course, the banks insist that this time it’ll be different. At the moment, they’re targeting only high-net worth borrowers. According to a study that was developed for The Wall Street Journal, during the fourth quarter of 2013, roughly one-third of mortgages that ranged between $400,000 and $1 million, and nearly two-thirds of those over $1 million, were adjustable-rate mortgages.
The Troubling Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
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