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Asset Rich And Cash Poor? You’re Not Alone.

By Peter Sharkey on the 28th September 2023

A flurry of recent reports have found that around one fifth of UK adults aged 55 and over, approximately 4.2 million people, have less than £1,000 in savings. Even with interest payable on some saving account balances nearing 6%, such modest financial reserves could quickly come under strain should people need emergency cash.

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How Much Does It Cost To Make Your Home More Accessible in Retirement?

By Mark Gregory on the 25th September 2023

Getting older and moving into retirement can be a very exciting time of your life; an opportunity to truly relax and spend more time with loved ones.However, in...

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Balancing the Books: Pension Triple Lock and Equity Release for a Comfortable Retirement

By Peter Sharkey on the 8th September 2023

Towards the end of 2019, a few months before the pandemic arrived and turned our lives upside down, I shared a beer with a good friend, a guy I’ve known for mor...

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How Equity Release and Inheritance tax Can Work in Tandem

By Mark Gregory on the 21st August 2023

So many people take pleasure from gifting or supporting family members whenever they can, and most would love to help their family with bigger ticket items such...

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Can you combat rising costs and support your family with equity release?

By Peter Sharkey on the 18th August 2023

Though buried in the busiest holiday month of the year, mid-August is nonetheless a significant period for hundreds of thousands of adults. On 16th August, the...

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How equity release can help both sides with a divorce settlement

By Mark Gregory on the 14th August 2023

Unfortunately, divorce can happen at any time and at any age, and whilst divorce in general is on the decline, figures from the UKs Office for National Statisti...

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Interest Rate Increase to 5.25% - Supporting Loved Ones With A Low Deposit

By Peter Sharkey on the 4th August 2023

Mothers in particular know instinctively when their offspring need a hand, though fathers too tend to have a (slightly more delayed) inkling when their assistan...

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Interest Rates; Are they too high, too low or about right?

By Peter Sharkey on the 28th July 2023

For more than 35 years, the impending arrival of a new football season has resulted in around 25 of us, all long-standing friends, submitting a variety of well-...

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A Flexible Option to Complete Your Retirement Bucket List

By Peter Sharkey on the 26th July 2023

The prospect of visiting Australia always held enormous appeal. Perhaps because it’s so far away, or maybe because the weather always looks so fabulously good,...

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How to Reduce your 'Effective' Interest Rate by Making Flexible Voluntary Payments

By Mark Gregory on the 19th July 2023

Did you know you can make optional, partial, voluntary payments to your equity release lender? Although equity release gives you the option of making no repayme...

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