Equity release

Property wealth: Meeting the ageing population challenge

Jim Boyd looks at the challenges posed by an ageing population and asks what can be done to make accessing housing wealth easier for more people...

Bob Champion: Why advice on housing wealth could be priceless

Bob Champion asks if advisers need to rethink their attitude to housing wealth when assessing whether a potential client is a viable proposition.

Mark Gregory: Equity release myths need busting

Mark Gregory is out to bust some myths when it comes to equity release. Here, he explores the 'rule of 72'

Bob Champion: Pensioners behaving badly

Pensioners who ignore safe withdrawal rates are being dropped by their advisers, writes Bob Champion. Here he explores who is behaving badly...

Revealed: All the winners of the Retirement Planner Awards 2019

Wingate Financial Planning, Berry & Oak, Strategic Solutions Chartered Financial Planners and Rowley Turton IFA were named as the four regional winners of the...

RP Case Study: What to do when retirement income reality doesn’t match expectation

Michael is single and in his early 60s. He begins to look at what his retirement will be like. He goes online to find...

Chris Flowers: The Generation Game

To communicate equity release's wider opportunities and benefits, writes Chris Flowers, providers and advisers need to think about how best to engage not only...

Andrea Rozario: It’s time to roll the dice with bold new equity release products

When do we take risks and get experimental? Usually when we’re either confident or desperate, right? In business especially, rolling the dice is almost...

Andrea Rozario: Don’t compare the cost of equity release with mortgages

The Achilles’ heel of the equity release industry has always been the issue of perceived cost. Despite our consistent success and growth over the...

Andrea Rozario: Qualified equity release advisers in high demand

Equity release is on track for another record-breaking year, writes Andrea Rozario in her latest column for Retirement Planner. Here she explains why properly qualified advisers are in high demand and there is more room at the table
 

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Neil Jones: Sibling rivalry – maybe not for IHT

Neil Jones looks at the latest IHT development - updates to the rules concerning gifts between siblings - and asks if this is a taste of things to come...