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The FSA is now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

By Mark Gregory on the 31st May 2013

The financial market is one that typically needs strict oversight to help regulate the marketplace, making it a safe and comfortable place for consumers to invest and plan financially. Reassurance is key to a successful & thriving financial services industry.   Most consumers know the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to be the overall regulator of […]

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Equity Release – The Only Way is Ethics

By Mark Gregory on the 21st October 2012

With news that equity release schemes are becoming more of a mainstream mortgage for the over 55’s, we look at how the equity release market is regulating the p...

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Reasons to Consider an Interest Only Lifetime Mortgage

By Mark Gregory on the 21st December 2011

What is an interest only lifetime mortgage? Well there are many reasons to look into interest only lifetime mortgages in order to meet the financial challenges...

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Do Stonehaven Offer A Real Interest Only Lifetime Mortgage Solution Following the Demise of the Halifax Retirement Home Plan?

By Mark Gregory on the 15th November 2011

Since its withdrawal in August 2011, the Halifax Retirement Home Plan has certainly left a void in the post retirement mortgage market. What options remain for...

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On Why Finding A Good Equity Release Consultant Is A Must

By Mark Gregory on the 22nd June 2011

The amount of equity you own is the term used to describe the value of a home less any mortgage or secured pending on it. Equity release allows you to free up t...

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An Introduction To The Halifax Retirement Mortgage

By Mark Gregory on the 17th May 2011

It is of paramount importance that you make sure you have a steady source of income or enough capital after you retire to maintain a comfortable standard of liv...

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Home Reversions Still Offer Greater Certainty

By Mark Gregory on the 19th April 2011

Upon researching whether equity release is a suitable option, you may be finding most of the information available in the press or on the internet focuses on th...

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Equity Release Schemes – Do The Sums Actually Add Up?

By Mark Gregory on the 16th February 2011

The main concern of equity release schemes is the reduced inheritance which is passed down to beneficiaries. Here we discuss the pro’s & con’s of roll-up equity...

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Equity Release Schemes – Enjoy Your Life After Retirement

By Mark Gregory on the 25th December 2010

Do you need to unlock money from your property? If yes, then equity release schemes could be the ideal solution for you. The best thing about these schemes is t...

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Equity Release – Five Factors To Consider Before Taking A Decision

By Mark Gregory on the 14th December 2010

Do you need extra more money during your retirement? If the answer is yes, then equity release can be an ideal solution. Today, many equity release companies ex...

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