Equity release

Revealed: Retirement Planner Awards 2015 winners

Five outstanding retirement advice firms were honoured at the Retirement Planner Awards 2015.
A case study special on death benefits post-pensions freedom

It’s not easy being an adviser (but why should it be?)

If there were a list of professions judged by how ‘easy’ they are to work within, I’m pretty sure that being a financial adviser...

FCA bans equity release adviser over £1m covert money transfers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned an equity release and mortgage adviser for making illegitimate transfers totalling £1m. Kevin Allen was the sole shareholder...

Revealed: The Retirement Planner Awards 2015 shortlist

The shortlist of advice firms in the running for the Retirement Planner 2015 Awards has...

Blog: Why Martin Lewis is behind the times on equity release

Martin Lewis, founder of website Moneysavingexpert, turned his attention back to equity release in a new segment called ‘do it/don’t do it’ on a...

Are we there yet: Has equity release gone mainstream?

Within the equity release industry, our recent success has caused many to discuss the possibility that we are now ‘mainstream’. This is, of course, not...

Lifetime mortgages: Everything advisers need to know

Equity release could have a greater part to play in how people finance their retirements in the future. Pension freedoms introduced on 6 April this...

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...
 

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