“Seniors have the nation’s highest homeownership rate. Close to 80 percent of Americans over age 65 own their homes. At the same time, older Americans are increasingly likely to retire without the savings to see them through their twilight years.” A startup has come up with a way to address these trends. They are offering to buy seniors’ homes—and let them live there for life. “The company will even take care of property taxes and maintenance … The trade-off: a sale price far below market value.” Slate: Live Free and Die. (Hopefully the new owners won’t mind my kids living in the basement. I doubt they’ll be be willing to move out.)