"It wouldn’t be the end of the world."

That was how a friend of mine and I summed up our recent conversation about the prospect that either of us might be forced into a home sale by financial circumstances.

Thankfully, the prospect is hypothetical, but it’s still one we’ve both worried about from time to time. We’re both baby boomers (she at the older end and I at the younger end), self-employed and unmarried, which are three characteristics that add up to an existence without much of a safety net.

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