Equity release

Room for improvement: Brendan Llewellyn’s take on the Pension Wise website

The Pension Wise website - www.pensionwise.co.uk - asks for feedback, so here's mine. It's not very good, not very good in so many ways. 1 Apart...

IFA Sixty Plus pulls out of Bower takeover deal

Bower Retirement Services' acquisition of IFA Sixty Plus has been scrapped after the advice firm decided to pull out. Bower announced in March it was...

Calling all advisers: Enter the Retirement Planner Awards 2015

Are you the best of the best when it comes to retirement advice? If so, now is the time to enter the second annual...

Equity Release Supermarket launches referral service

Advice firm Equity Release Supermarket has launched an online business-to-business equity release referral service. The new venture, Equity Release Partners, launched this week. Founder Mark...

Will freedom and choice boost the equity release market?

The freedom and flexibility that the government hopes will typify pension planning post-April is something we should all look forward to with a sense...

Specialist equity release IFA firm sells up to Bower

Bower Retirement Services, an advice operation specialising in equity release, has bought IFA firm Sixty Plus. Sixty Plus operates exclusively in the equity release...

Legal & General buys equity release firm Newlife in £5m deal

Legal & General is to enter the equity release market with the purchase of provider New Life Home Finance (Newlife) for £5m. Newlife was founded...

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