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Bob Champion: Pensions versus home ownership?

Many of my generation – the older variety - do not like to be told what we can or cannot do. Yet from the...

Later life advice model needs to change – FSE panel

The later life advice model needs to change, according to a panel at the Financial Services Expo Midlands (FSE), which said advisers...

Equity release lending hits new record high in Q3

The equity release sector has seen another record-breaking quarter, according to figures from the Equity Release Council, with total lending in the...

Andrea Rozario: Is equity release the solution for female retirees?

Andrea Rozario looks at some of the reasons why double the number of single female retirees are withdrawing money through lifetime mortgages than their...

Bob Champion: Life is not fair

Whatever the future, life will continue to be unfair yet, more than ever, says Bob Champion, people need to save for their retirement and,...

Equity release used as ‘back-up savings account’ as average £80k unlocked in July –...

A record average of £78,334 of equity was released by homeowners in July, suggesting property wealth is being used as...

Canada Life buys Retirement Advantage

Annuity specialist Retirement Advantage has been bought out by Canada Life for an undisclosed sum. Retirement...

Bob Champion: Is anything ever certain when it comes to retirement?

The government recently announced that it intends to bring forward the increase in state pension retirement age to 68 in 2039. More important than the...

Retirement Advantage launches buy-to-let equity release range

Retirement Advantage has launched a range of equity release products for buy-to-let landlords and second home owners. The...

Equity release wealth in the UK rises 1.4% to £372bn in Q2

Equity release wealth available to the over-55s across the UK rose to £372.5bn in the second quarter of 2017, according to the...

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