Bob Champion looks at the impact inflation can have on a person's retirement and asks if retirees should be explore equity release options as economic stability remains elusive.
After one financial services professional took to social media to attack daytime TV equity release adverts Bob Champion uses his latest column to make the case for the product, which he says could be some retirees' only viable option.
Clients using equity release to support day-to-day living accounted for more than a fifth of Canada Life’s transactions during lockdown.
Rather than a simple 'spend spend spend' message to get the economy back on its feet Bob Champion argues equity release could play a central role in the UK's economic bounceback.
Bob Champion runs through a lockdown family scenario which he predicts might just become more common as the scenario pans out. Here, he writes, later life advisers may find themselves busier than ever as we ease restrictions.
Bob Champion looks at the prospects for life after Covid-19 and asks how financial services can change and evolve to serve clients operating in the 'new normal'. He says 'normal will never be the same but the time to prepare for it is now'.
Drawdown retirees doing it for themselves may be in need of some investment advice during the coronavirus pandemic market plunge, writes Bob Champion. Is now the time to include housing wealth in their thinking?
Retirement income is definitely not all about pensions, writes Bob Champion. Here he explores three very different client scenarios with equity release in mind
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