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Alternative Christmas Ideas

Alternative Christmas ideas you have to try this December

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 16th December 2019

If the most daring festive experience you’ve ever had is cooking goose instead of turkey, then perhaps this year it’s time to break the mould – with an alternative take on Yuletide.

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Defining a nation: the bespoke bank notes of Britain’s cities

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 27th November 2019

What if British banknotes represented the cities they were issued in, just like Euro banknotes represent each country?

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Graham Evans appointed Chief Examiner in Regulated Equity Release

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th November 2019

Graham Evans, Head of Compliance, has been appointed the Chief Examiner for the Level 3 Certificate in Regulated Equity Release (CeRER) at the London Institute...

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Equity Release Supermarket claim ‘Best Financial Adviser’ 2019 at the Equity Release Awards

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 22nd November 2019

Equity Release Supermarket (ERS) took home the ‘Best Financial Adviser – 20+ adviser’ accolade at the annual Equity Release Awards last night...

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Do you have to pay tax on equity release?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th November 2019

No, you don’t pay tax on equity release. The money you receive is tax free, but what you do with your money may be subject to tax. For example, if you don’t use...

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What Happens to my Equity Release Plan When I Die?

By Mark Gregory on the 18th November 2019

When you die, your equity release plan is repaid. Your beneficiaries must inform your equity release lender and with a lifetime mortgage they usually have 12 mo...

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Can I Repay Equity Release Early? Early Repayment Charges

By Mark Gregory on the 12th November 2019

You can repay equity release early, the most popular plans being lifetime mortgages, but depending upon the lender, the type of plan and when it started, early...

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Over 50s sitting on the equivalent of £56,574 worth of extra space in their homes

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th October 2019

Older Brits are left with an average of 34 square metres of empty space in their homes after their children have flown the nest. The study of 2,000 UK adults o...

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Upward trend in single people using equity release to boost retirement

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 25th October 2019

The Equity Release Council’s October report shows that the number of over-65s living alone is on course to outnumber those aged under-65 for the first time on r...

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Five trending destinations for autumn

By Equity Release Supermarket on the 17th October 2019

We haven’t had the best summer, and more bad weather is on the way. The good news is that it is now an ideal time to plan a getaway before the Christmas season.

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