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Listed below is the media coverage of the Equity Release Council published online. The list is not comprehensive as not all articles are publicly available on the internet

8th of November 2016

Daily Mail - I'm retiring in two years - should I top up my pension or invest in buy-to-let?


7th of November 2016

Yours Magazine - Equity Release FAQs

Yours Magazine - Why choose our Equity Release service?

Mortgage Strategy - Property wealth: the opportunity that's too big to ignore


4th of November 2016

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release lending set to break through £2bn mark


3rd of November 2016

This is Money - Can downsizing your property help you fund retirement? The challenges that home owners looking to cash in face

Daily Mail - Can downsizing your property help you fund retirement? The challenges that home owners looking to cash in face


2nd of November 2016

Moneyfacts - Equity release lending hits yet another record

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release Q3 lending increases by 26% year-on-year

Professional Adviser - £570mof equity release lending in Q3 highest on record

The Spectator - Inflation, house prices, pensions and car insurance 

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release could be a £2bn market in 2016

What Mortgage - Equity release lending hits new record high

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release reaches record highs in thrird quarter

Inside Conveyancing - Equity Release Reaches Another Record in UK as Home Owners Cash in 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity release lending up by more than a quarter in Q3


27th of October 2016

City A.M. - Don't rely on downsizing to make up for your insufficient pension


26th of October 2016

Mortgage Strategy - Cover feuture: Lifetime opportunity


24th of October 2016

Professional Adviser - Key Retirement promotes CFO Thompson to deputy CEO


23rd of October 2016

The Times - Gran central: the mortgage you can take out when you 're 79


19th of October 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Brexit vote drives lifetime mortgage interests rates to record low

Cherry - Attendance up 11% at MBE London 

B Daily - Attendance up 11% at MBE London 

Mortgage Introducer - MBE sees 11% attendance increase 

Mortgage Introducer - MBE sees 11% attendance increase 


18th of October 2016

Your Money - Retiring now

Best Advice - Lifetime rates at record lows 


17th of October 2016

Property Investor Today - Equity release market soars as pensioners withdraw £6.8m a day

Financial Reporter - Lifetime Mortgage rates at record law post-Brexit

Best Advice - Equity release market on track for new all-time high

Property Reporter - Retired homeowners release £6.8m of property wealth per day

Mortgage Strategy - Lifetime borrowers withdrew £6.8m a day in 2016: Key Retirement 

Houseladder - Equity release market soars as pensioners withdrew £6.8m a day

Daily Record - Five top uses for equity release cash

Mortgage Solutions - Minor changes to equity release are major step forward for later life lenders - SMP


16th of October 2016

Express - How best to unleash value from in YOUR home

Heraldscotland - Equity release can free up some property wealth, but it won't be right for everyone


10th of October 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Housing minister's inheritance suggestion 'fundamentally flawed'

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Buy-to-let past and present 


6th of October 2016

Retirement Planner - How can the equity release space attract more advisers?


4th of October 2016

Radio Times - Equity release lending hits a 10-year high

Mortgage Solutions - Mortgage prisoners will be freed via lifetime mortgages - More 2 Life


28th of September 2016

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release lending growth at 10 year high

Retirement Planner - Equity release lending up 28% year-on-year


27th of September 2016

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release market experiences fastest growth in a decade

The Spectator - Property funds, equity release, debt and pensions

Houseladder - Equity release grows 28% in 1 year

Moneyfacts - Equity release lending growth at 10-year high

Inside Conveyancing - Annual Equity Release Lending growth at a Ten Year High as Product Flexibilities Grow

Mortgage Solutions - ERC confirms equity release lending at ten-year high 

Professional Adviser - Equity release lending up 28% year-on-year

Financial Planning Today - Later Life planning: equity release hits record high

Mortgage Strategy - H1 equity release lending highest in 10 years: ERC

Mortgage Finace Gazette - Equity release lending up 28% in one year

What Mortgage - Equity release lending hits 10-year high

Best Advice - Equity release lending at highest level for over a decade


26th of September 2016

Express - Equity release is up 28 per cent with a rise of £198 on last year


21st of September 2016

Financial Reporter - Phoebus and Pure Retirement launch equity release solution


19th of September 2016

Housing Excellence - Older homeowners turn to equity in their home to make ends meet 


16th of September 2016

Mortgage Introducer - MBE London announces seminar line-up

The Best of - The Equity Release Market Today


15th of September 2016

Moneyfacts - Over 55s withdraw housing equity to survive

Property Reporter - Living costs driving over 55s to rely on equity release


14th of September 2016

Professional Adviser - FCA mulls standalone equity release qualification

Retirement Planner - FCA mulls standalone equity release qualification

Mortgage Introducer - FCA mulls standalone equity release qualification


12th of September 2016

Scottish Financial News - Boyd Legal to further tap into Equiy Release boom


8th of September 2016

Best Advice - More 2 Life backs FCA rule relaxation


7th of September 2016

Mortgage Introducer - more2life: FCA changes will spark a boom for retirement lending  

Financial Reporter - FCA rule changes to trigger retirement lending surge: more 2 life


6th of September 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Shakespeare Martineau to host 'Lending into Retirement' conference


5th of September 2016

Mortgage Introducer - Shakespeare Martineau to host conference on over-50s borrowing


4th of September 2016

The Gloucestershire Gazette - Property News: Equity releasemarket rises by 24% as homeowners cash in

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Property News: Equity releasemarket rises by 24% as homeowners cash in

Stroud News & Journal - Property News: Equity releasemarket rises by 24% as homeowners cash in


2nd of September 2016

Mortgage Strategy - Comment: No equity release without supply


30th of August 2016

Best Advice - MBE London to host equity release pavillion

Mortgage Introducer - MBE to include dedicated equity release area

BDaily - MBE to host equity release pavillion


26th of August 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Legal and General Home Finance drops flexible and lump sum fee


24th of August 2016

Introducer Today - New lender receives FCA approval


23rd of August 2016

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Retirement lending sourcing tool enters phase two of development

Retirement Planner - More retirees use equity release to fund 'enjoyable lifestyle'


22nd of August 2016

Professional Adviser - Retirees turn to equity release to fund 'enjoyable lifestyle' 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity release funds 2,000 holidays in 2016

The Telegraph - Releasing the cash from your home - the facts not the fiction 


19th of August 2016

Mortgage Finance Gazette - New Lender Mortgages4Life soon to launch

What Mortgage - Borrowing into retirement: what are the options?


18th of August 2016

Best Advice - New lender secures FCA approval


17th of August 2016

Mortgage Solutions - New lender targetting older borrowers get green light from FCA

Mortgage Introducer - Mortgages4Life recieve FCA approval

Financial Reporter - New lender to enter residential and lifetime mortgage market

FT Adviser - New equity release lender receives pre-launch FCA approval


16th of August 2016

Retirement Planner - Ad hoc advice 'biggest risk' in equity release

Professional Adviser - Ad hoc advice 'biggest risk' in equity release 


15th of August 2016

FT Adviser - Guide to equity release


12th of August 2016

Mortgage Solutions - More 2 life launches record-low lifetime mortgage rate 

FT Adviser - More 2 life cuts lifetime mortgage rates 


9th of August 2016

Financial Reporter - Equity release helps 32 people onto housing ladder every week

Mortgage Introducer - ERC:  Housing wealth increasingly important for homeowners


8th of August 2016

Property Reporter - New research shows volume of FTBs helped by equity release

What Mortgage - Equity release helps 32 people a week onto the housing ladder 


3rd of August 2016

Scottish Financial News - Brexit vote to spark Scottish equity release boom

Scottish Legal News - Brexit vote to spark Scottish equity release boom 

Daily Business Group - Uncertainty prompt demand for equity release 


1st of August 2016

FT Adviser - More 2 Life calls for more advisers as market share rises

Health Insurance Daily - Quarterly equity rlease lending reaches record £514.4m

Mortgage Introducer - More to life grows market share 

Best Advice - Equity release lender reveals Q2 growth 


29th of July 2016

Best Advice - Record quarter for equity release lending 

Financial Reporter - Equity release lending sees 'unprecedented growth' 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity release lending passes £0.5bn for the first quarter on record

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release lending surges past £500m in Q2

Property Wire - Steady rise of equity release in UK housing market continues 

Financial reporter - In the Spotlight with Dave Harris, more 2 life 

FT Adviser - Equity release sales continue to soar

Moneyfacts - Equity release lending hits new record 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - reaction to to record equity release figures 

The Times - house prices still rising despite Brexit vote

Mortgage Introducer - ERC: £8.2 of housing wealth withdrawn every working day in Q2


 28th of July 2016

Moneywise - The rise of equity release

Money Observer - Over 45s counting on their home to fund their retirement 


27th of July 2016

Daily Mail - 'My home is my pension': Britain's wealth is locked into property, forcing people to sell up or release equity to pay for retirement 

This is Money - 'My home is my pension': Britain's wealth is locked into property, forcing people to sell up or release equity to pay for retirement

Retirement Planner - Long-term thinking: Property prices post Brexit


25th of July 2016

Mortgage Strategy - More banks to pile into equity release after Santander/L&G deal


24th of July 2016

Daily Mail - Why I'm spending my money now - not leaving it in my will: A generation of 'gold timers' are saying stuff the inheritance 

 


21st of July 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Drivining adviser growth in the equity release market - Pure Retirement


20th of July 2016

Mortgage Introducer - FCA paves way for equity release innovation 

Money Observer - How do equity release schemes work?


19th of July 2016

Introducer Today - Brokers plan to advise or refer later life and equity release products 

Chronicle Live - Equity release explained: Newcastle law expert gives us a low down on the options 

Best Advice - Equity release market on track to exceed £2bn for first time 

Scottish Financial News - Equity releases on way to 2bn milestone as market rises 24 per cent 


18th of July 2016

Property Reporter - Equity release market hits £934m

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity release rises 24% and on way to reach £2bn

FT Adviser - Retired homeowners cash in £934m of property wealth


14th of July 2016

RadioTimes - The average cost of being a pensioner 

What Mortgage - Santander customers with interest-only mortgages offered lifeline


13th of July 2016

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Santander and L&G in lifetime mortgage partnership

Scotsman - Legal eagles Clancy Hendrie soar into Edinburgh property scene


12th of July 2016

Mortgage Introducer - Nigel Waterson hails 'breakthrough year' for equity release


9th of July 2016

Yorkshire Post - Conal gregory: Get a 'living inheritance' from unlocking wealth in your home


 

8th of July 2016 

Investors Chronicle - Equity release outstrips annuity sales

Specialist Finance Introducer - First ever MBE Bristol a sell out 


7th of July 2016

Inews - Should I take advantage of low interest rates and take out a lifetime mortgage?


6th of July 2016

Financial Adviser - Equity release adviser pack launched 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity Release Adviser Pack launched to help meet growing demand

Financial reporter - Equity Release industry provides adviser support


30th of June 2016

The Telegraph - Baby boomers borrow against their homes in record numbers - as pensions fail to provide the comfortable retirement they expect 


29th of June 2016

Mortgage Introducer - Interest in equity release hotting up 


22nd of June 2016

Titlesolv.com - Loan and Asset Solutions 


15th of June 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Know your BDM: Chris Flowers, Pure Retirement


10th of June 2016

Express - Soaring house prices mean pensioners are sitting on £926-worth of property wealth  


8th of June 2016

Derby Telegraph - Low interest rates can help older home owners release equity 


6th of June 2016

Best Advice - Largeequityrelease.com joins PMS referral panel

 


2nd of June 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Adapting to a later-life mortgage landscape 


30th of May 2016

Mail online - The mortgage you can share with your gran: new plans to get young people on the property ladder by allowing older relatives to secure loans against their own homes 

Telegraph - The mortgages where 70-year olds borrow to help their grandchildren 


25th of May 2016

FT Adviser - Nationwide working on 'safe' equity release product 

Inside Conveyancing - Equity release going from strength in UK (25.05.2016)

New Model Adviser - Nationwide plots 'safe' equity release product 

What Mortgage - Nationwide plans to enter the equity release market  

Property Reporter - Nationwide 'exloring ways' for parents to pass wealth onto children 

Property Wire - Equity release going from strength to strentgh in UK

Huawei P9 - Equity release: Are you overlooking your biggest financial asset?

 


23rd of May 2016

Best Advice - OneFamily Lifetime Mortgages joins the Equity Release Council 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - OneFamily Lifetime Mortgages joins the Equity Release Council

Mortgage Solutions - OneFamily Lifetime Mortgages joins Equity Release Council 

Mortgage Introducer - OneFamily joins Equity Release Council

Financial reporter - OneFamily Lifetime Mortgages joins the Equity Release Council


19th of May 2016

Mortgage Introducer - L&G took too long to enter equity release market


17th of May 2016

Derby telegraph - How would you spend money raised from downsizing?


11th of May 2016

FT Adviser - Interest-only borrowers surge into equity release lump sums

FT Adviser - OneFamiily launches lifetime mortgage range

Mortgage Introducer - Mortgage prisoners increasingly turning to equity release

Best Advice - Interest-only fueling equity release rise

Your Money - More interest - only homeowners turn to lump-sumequity release for bailout

Mortgage Solutions - Interest-only homeowners turn to lump sum equity release for bailout

What Mortgage - Looming interest-only mortgage crisis drives surge in lump sum equity release

 


10th of May 2016

Mortgage Strategy - Your views: educate the public on their property wealth 


5th of May 2016

Best Advice - New board appointments at the Equity Release Council

Mortgage Introducer - Equity Release Council makes raft of appointments

Financial reporter - Equity Release appoints new experts to board


4th of May 2016

Great Barr Observer - Record sums of equity are unlocked from our homes

Tamworth Herald - Record sums of equity are unlocked from our homes 

Walsall Advertiser - Record sums of equity are unlocked from our homes

Royal Sutton Coldfield Observer - Record sums of equity are unlocked from our homes


30th of April 2016

The Telegraph - Our house has gone up 80 times in value: that's why we 're helping our grandaughter buy  


26th of April 2016

Radio Times - One in three retirees using equity release to pay off debts

50 Plus Magazine - Ten facts you must know about equity release  

Mortgage Strategy - Andrea Rozario: Women Can excel in equity release 

BBA - BBA brief - 26 April 2016 

Scottish Financial News - Flood of equity release loans as interest-onlymortgage wave approaches


25th of April 2016

City A.M. - Warnings over nimber of interest-only mortgages maturing in 2016 as wave this 

 


24th of April 2016

The Times - The Money briefing: homeowners unlock millions

The Times - Helen Davies: On the home front

Today's Conveyancer - Equity release sector grows 21% into 2016


22nd of April 2016

The Telegraph - baby boomers cash in £400m of property wealth - to pass down 

Property Wire - UK equity release market sees record start to the year


21st of April 2016

The Guardian - Older homeowners unlocked £393m from properties in early 2016

Best Advice - Drawdown popularity continues to increase market share

Moneyfacts - Equity release enjoys record start to the year 

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release lending hits new record 

Mortgage Solutions - Lifetime mortgage lending hit record £394m in Q1

Property Reporter - Equity release off to record start this year

What Mortgage - Record start to the year for equity release 

FT Adviser - Equity release lending hits new Q1 high 

Zoopla - Over-55s unlock record amount of equity from homes

Financial Reporter - Q1 sees record-breaking equity release lending levels

Bull Bearings - Thursday newspaper round-up: Hedge funds, Anglo, Greece, Tata

Digital Look - Thursday newspaper round-up: Hedge funds, Anglo, Greece, Tata 

Hargreaves Lansdown - Thursday newspaper round-up: Hedge funds, Anglo, Greece, Tata

Live Charts - Thursday newspaper round-up: Hedge funds, Anglo, Greece, Tata 

London South East - Share Cast News 


15th of April 2016

FT Adviser - CML wants more later life lending regulatory reform


13th of April 2016

Financial Reporter - Second-charge lending - what happens next?

RadioTimes - House prices hit the roof


11th of April 2016

Mortgage Strategy - Editor's note: Equity release should look to itself for innovation

Mortgage Strategy - Releax ERC standards to help innovation in equity release


7th of April 2016

Money Marketing - FCA relaxes equity release affordability rules 

Mortgage Solutions - FCA scraps affordability assessments on hybrid lifetime mortgages

Financial Reporter - FCA relaxes affordability for hybrid lifetime mortgages

Best Advice - FCA allows affordability waiver for lifetime mortgages

FT Adviser - FCA amends equity release affordability rules


6th of April 2016

Best Advice - All stands sold for MBE Leeds

Mortgage Introducer - New lifetime mortgage lender to launch

Financial Reporter - OneFamily to enter lifetime mortgage market 

BDaily - All stands sold for Leeds Mortgage Business Expo

FT Adviser - OneFamily enters equity release market


31st of March 2016

FT Adviser - Equity Release Council partners with Later Life Academy

Mortgage Introducer - ERC launches adviser training scheme

Financial Reporter - ERC and LLA launch adviser training scheme



30th of March 2016

Cheshire Today - Equity release grows in popularity


23rd March 2016

Daily Express - Equity Release: Providing a living inheritance 

Informed Choice Financial Planning - Putting equity release in context

Fab After Fifty - Busting common equity release myths


21st March 2016

Moneyfacts - Further growth in equity release lending 


20th March 2016

Daily Express - Interst-only time bomb is ticking: Defuse mortgage worries with an equity release plan


18th March 2016

CityA.M - Retirement savings: Equity release allowing over-55s to unlock over 100 weeks' worth of pay from their properties, offering alternative funding for their later years

FTAdviser - Over-55s withdraw 100 weeks of pay from homes

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release lending hits £1.6bn

Financial Reporter - Equity release activity surges in H2

Cloucester Echo - Get moving: Is your home worth more thn you think?

Property Wire - Equity release lending hits new record in UK

Today's conveyancer - Average adult over 55 taking two years salary out of their home


15th March 2016

Moneyfacts - Rising demand for equity release - and more choice


10th March 2016

Maidenhead Advertiser - Mortgage Matters: Equity Release 


8th March 2016

Guardian - A third of £1m-plus homes paid in for cash since 2011, study says 

Exec Review - A third of £1m-plus homes paid in for cash since 2011, study says


1st March 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release appeal will grow as new thinking takes hold - ERC

Retirement Planner - Making it work: what needs to change for equity release to flourish?


24th February 2016

Retirement Planner - Nigel Waterson: Why we need joined-up thinking in equity release

Telegraph - Is Equity Release right for you? 


16th February 2016

Introducer Today - L&G unveils lifetime mortgage at 4.99%

Mortgage Finance Gazette - First 4.99% equity release mortgage launched


15th February 2016

Best Advice - L&G launches 4.99% lifetime mortgage 

Mortgage Solutions - Legal and General to offer 4.99% lifetime mortgage 

Financial Reporter - L&G launches sub-5% lifetime mortgage product

Mortgage Introducer - L&G launches sub 5% equity release 

Mortgage Strategy - Legal & General launches 4.99% lifetime mortgage 


10th February 2016

Mortgage Solutions - The equity release - Marketwatch


9th February 2016

FT Adviser - Equity release body considers relaxing standards

Financial Planner - Retirement lending 'crucial' in FCA mortgage probe

Property Wire - Call for relaxation of mortgage affordability rules in UK

Sipps Professional - 'Retirement lending is a crucial part of FCA review'

Professional Adviser - Adviser noticeboard: Post-it note size stuff for IFAs 


8th February 2016

Mortgage Introducer - ERC urges FCA to relax mortgage affordability

Mortgage Solutions - Equity Release urges FCA to review affordability rules

Mortgage Strategy - ERC urges FCA to ease affordability rules

Financial Reporter - FCA urged to relax lifetime mortgage rules

Best Advice - FCA urged to look at changes to affordability rules

Money Marketing - FCA urged to rethink equity release affordability rules

Professional Adviser - FCA urged to relax equity release affordability rules

Property Reporter - Lifetime mortgage rules challenged

Retirement Planner - FCA urged to relax equity release affordability rules


5th February 2016

Daily Express - Do you know what your house is worth? 

Financial Reporter - L & G lifetime mortgage lending hits £201m

Mortgage Finance Gazette - L & G hits £200m lifetime mortgage target

Mortgage Introducer - Legal & General hits £200m lifetime lending target

Mortgage Strategy - Legal & General's lifetime mortgage lending passes £200m 


4th February 2016

Telegraph - Owners are releasing more wealth from their homes


1st February 2016

Mature Times - 10 facts you should know before releasing equity from your house

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release can do better than £1.61bn



31st January 2016

Barry District News - Property News: Top 10 Lenders

Campaign Series - Property News: Top 10 Lenders 

Tivy-Side Advertiser - Property News: Top 10 Lenders

Milford & West Wales Mercury: Property News: Top 10 Lenders

Penarth - Property News: Top 10 Lenders

Free Press - Property News: Top 10 Lenders

South Wales Argus: Property News: Top 10 Lenders

 


30th January 2016

Daily Record - A beginers guide to converting your home 


29th January 2016

Informed Choice Independent Financial Planning - Deferred payment arrangements, underestimating spending & a new head honcho 

Best Advice - MBE Leeds Expo opens for registration 

Finanacial Reporter - MBE Leeds Expo registration now open 

Mortgage Introducer - Registration opens for MBE Leeds 

Bridging Loan Directory - MBE Leeds Expo free registration now open 


27th January 2016

FT Adviser - Half of those who want to retire can't: HSBC


26th January 2016

City A.M. - The amount of equity withdrawn by remortgaging properties reached £837m in December 2015, while equity release lending hit £1.61bn in 2015

Financial Reporter - Potential value of equity release market 

Mortgage Solutions - Less than 1% of available £361bn housing wealth assessed

MoneyWise - Equity release surges in 2015

Money Observer - Equity release surges in 2015

Informed Choice - What's the appeal of equity release?

Property Wire - Equity release by UK home owners reaches new records

Property Reporter - Equity release market estimated at £361bn

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release lending reaches record high


25th January 2016

Guardian - Equity release levels hit record high among over-55s

Mortgage Strategy - Drawdown drove record year for equity release

Moneyfacts - Equity release lending hits new record

FT Adviser - Drawdown growth drives equity release market to new highs

Financial Reporter - Equity release lending hits record high in Q4

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release hits record high 

Mortgage Solutions - Annual equity release lending hits 17% year-on-year

Zoopla - Equity release hits record high as over-55s tap into housing wealth

MSN - Equity release levels hit record high among over-55s

Actuarial Post - Comment on the Equity Release Council 2015sales figures

Best Advice - Annual equity release lending at record high

ExecReview - Equity release levels hit record high among over-55s


24th January 2016

Daily Mail - Two thirds of over-55s who borrow from their homes to help fund retirement are opting for drawdown mortgages


21st January 2016

AOL Money & FInance - How can you benefit from releasing cash from your home?

Retirement Planner - Making it big: Why 2016 could be 'the year' for equity release?


15th January 2016

Mortgage Solutions - Profile:Andrea Rozario, Bower Retirement Solutions

Radio Times - Are you relying on your property wealth to financially aid your retirement? 


13th January 2016

Mortgage Strategy - Equity Release Council: Sector needs joint-up approach to flourish



6th January 2016

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release price gap to narrow



21st December 2015

Property WIre - Older homeowners in UK underestimate the value of their home by almost £90,000

Property to Insure - Home News Europe Older home owners in UK underestimate the value of their home ... - Property Wire



15th December 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Profile: Andrea Rozario, Bower Retirement Services


14th December 2015

Telegraph - Release the cash from your home - the facts not the fiction


11th December 2015

Express - Equity Release: Rising figures, rising demand


10th December 2015

WestBriton - Over-55s may be sat on equity worth thousands

The Cornishman - Over-55s may be sat on equity worth thousands


8th December 2015

Silversurfers - Why do people take equity release?


4th December 2015

Zoopla - Aged over 55? Your home could be worth more than you think...

Your Money - Older homeowners don't know how wealthy they are 

Moneyfacts - Homeowners underestimate property wealth by £90K

Mortgage Strategy - Over-55s underestimate their housing wealth by £90,000

Property Reporter - Older homeowners misjudge property wealth by £90,000


1st December 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Time for a regulatory revolution in the equity release market - Andrea Rozario


30th November 2015

Best Advice - 20% lending growth for Key Retirement

Mortgage Finance Gazette - one in three equity release plans arranged by Key Retirement

Mortgage Introducer - Key Retirement ups lending by 20pc


26th November 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Watch the 2015 Equity Release Awards winners video

FT Adviser - Home funding retirement may be only option


23rd November 2015

FT Adviser - Bower expands services


12th November 2015

FT Adviser - Building societies to review mortgage age limits 

The Guardian - My parents want to downsize, but can they move their lifetime mortgage?

Financial Reporter - Building society sector to review borrower age limits

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Nine recommendations in BSA's lending into Retirement report


6th November 2015

Telegraph - Equity release: how expats can make money from their home


4th November 2015

Mortgage Introducer - Pensioners cashing in on property

Property Wire - Call for more support for equity release in UK housing market

Best Advice - Total equity released in past three months rose 19%

FT Adviser - Pensioners get £75k boost: Key Retirement


3rd November 2015

Nuneaton News - More properties built this year but it's still not enough


2nd November 2015

Mortgage Strategy - Tony Ward: Why we need new ways to fund equity release products?


1st November 2015

The Sunday Times - Briefing: Equity Release hits record high


31st October 2015

Blackmore Vale Magazine - Equity release biggest quarterly rise 


30th October 2015

The Times - Anne Ashworth: Trick or treat time for the property market?

Mortgage Solutions - Last week top ten stories on Mortgage Solutions - 30/10/2015


29th October 2015

PropertyWire: Sharp upturn in UK home owners using equity release 


28th October 2015

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Lastest quarterly rise in equity release lending for 11 years

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release lending sees biggest quarterly rise for 11 years

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release products must become mainstream


27th October 2015

The Times - Cash in the attic: older people unlock £5m a day from homes

City A.M. - Older homeowners tapping into their properties for cash hits 11-year high

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release growth hits 10-year high

Introducer Today - Dramatic surge in equity release sales 

Financial Reporter - Equity release sees biggest quarterly rise for 11 years

FT Adviser - Equity release has biggest quarterly rise for 11 years

High50 - What is equity release, and can it really help raise money from my home?

Financial Reporter - Guidance: What should and shouldn't be covered?

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release's future lies with the hybrid lifetime mortgage

Best Advice - Largest quarterly rise in equity release lending for 11 years

Mindful Money - Equity releaselending hits new record

Money Marketing - Equity release lending set for record year

Moneyfacts - Popularity of equity release soars further

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release lending sees highest quarterly rise since 2004

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release lending set for record year

Overseas Property Professional - UK equity lending hits new high of £5million a day 

The Wealth Scene - New Equity Release Figures Show Biggest Quarterly Rise For 11 years

Your Money - Equity release lending hits new high

Zoopla - Equity release hits 11-year high

Noodls - Equity release hits 11-year high


26th October 2015

FT Adviser - LV nears funding agreement for equity release innovation


21st October 2015

Financial Reporter - Equity Release Council: Government and regulators must do more

Mortgage Solutions - ERC urges government to take joined-up approach on equity release

FT Adviser - Treasury pushed to co-ordinate ageing policy

Mortgage Introducer - ERC: Pension Wise must include housing equity


20th October 2015

Mortgage Strategy - Andrea Rozario: Regulatory review is a good thing for ER industry 

Retirement Planner - Drawdown retirees: why lasting power of attorney is 'vital' 


19th October 2015

This is Money - Is it high time to get your pension in order? Why it's never to early to save for retirement

Mortgage Introducer - Pension Wise should mention housing health


11th October 2015

Daily Record - Couple freed up cash so they could enjoy retirement


7th October 2015

Citywire - Property vs Pension: the two stages of retirement funding  

BT - How to make more money in later life


5th October 2015

FT Adviser - Equity Release refferral service reports rising demand


2nd October 2015

Financial Reporter- Is equity release still a dirty word? 


1st October 2015

Your Money - A guide to equity release


30th September 2015

Mortgage Introducer - UK could imitate US equity release model


28th September 2015

FT Adviser - Face-to-face advice drives equity release sales


26th September 2015

Homes & Travel - Homeowners aged 65-74 drive the uptake of equity release


25th September 2015

Secured Loan Directory - MBE London will help brokers better understand MCD regulation


24th September 2015

Moneyfacts - Older homeowners are driving equity release 

Retirement Planner - Older homeowners boost equity release sales

Health Insurance Daily - Homeowners aged 65-74 the 'driving force' behind growing popularity of equity release



23rd September 2015

Financial Reporter - 65-74 year old drive equity release uptake

Money Observer - Equity release loan sizes swell in new retirement environment

Professional Adviser - Older homeowners flock to equity release, ERC data shows 

Mortgage Introducer - ER growth down to 65-74 year olds

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Homeowners age 65-74 drive equity release uptake 

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release popularity driven by borrowers aged 65-74

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release soars as rates fall 

Professional Adviser - Older homeowners flock to equity release ERC data shows

Your Money - Equity release grows in popularity

Your Mortgage - Equity release grows in popularity

FT Adviser - Homeowners 65-74 driving uptake of equity release


19th September 2015

Your Money - Has there ever been a better time to take out equity release?

Financial Reporter - Equity release lifetime mortgage rates fall to seven-year low


18th September 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Star Letter Extra 18/09/2015

Financial Reporter - 2015 will be record-breaking but how far can equity release go?


17th September 2015

Mortgage Introducer - SPECIAL FEATURE: Debunking equity release myths

 


11th September 2015

Financial Times - Brokers press for equity release boost

Mortgage Intoducer - Free regional shows from the SMP


10th September 2015

Retirement Planner - Why isn't the equity release message getting through?


9th September 2015

Introducer Today - Industry defends equity release from FCA attack

Mortgage Solution - Former FCA MMR specialist joins equity release

Torquay Herald Express - BUSINESS PROFILE: Combining family life with top role


8th September 2015

Health Insurance Daily - Analysis: Equity release and care funding

Professional Adviser - Crossed lines:Why isn't the equity release message getting through? 

FT Adviser - Blackrock plans to enter equity release market

Money Observer - Authorities look to equity release as solution to the ageing population

Mortgage Introducer - Industry welcomes equity release debate


7th September 2015

Daily Mail - My house is worth millions but my children can't afford starter homes - should I use equity release to help them?

This is Money - My house is worth millions but my children can't afford starter homes - should I use equity release to help them?


2nd September 2015

Mortgage Strategy - Analysis: Equity release can break more records and go mainstream


1st September 2015

Daily Express - Equity Release: Making the right decision


30th August 2015

The Guardian - 'Worrying trend' as older people cash in pension pots to pay-off rising debts


25th August 2015

FT Adviser - Equity release firms reveal low numbers of porting customers


26th August 2015

Mortgage Introducer - Special Feature: Breaking the ER mistrust circle


19th August 2015

Best Advice - MBE London announces seminar line-up

B Daily - MBE London announces seminar line-up

Bridging Loan Directory - MBE London announce seminar line-up to help brokers and IFAs grow their business

Daily Record - Equity Release: New car is on the cards now for Margaret


18th August 2015

Goldsmith Williams - Is the record breaking Equity Release lending down to interest only mortgages?

iExpats - Equity Release For The Erlderly Is Blooming 

Professional Adviser - Logical step? Usng equity release to pay for long-term care

Retirement Planner - Can equity release help solve the long-term care funding crisis?


12th August 2015

Daily Express - Equity Release: Onwards and Upwards


11th August 2015

Telegraph - Pensioner property wealth reaches all-time high of £873.77 billion


6th August 2015

FT Adviser - LV hires BDM for equity release push


5th August 2015

The Guardian - Homeownership: the generation that had it so good


4th August 2015

FLIC Wiltshire - Equity release to the over 55s reaches all time high


3rd August 2015

Best Advice - Pension freedoms haven't hit equity release


31st July 2015

The Independent - Weekly Money: the personal finance stories you might have missed 27 to 31 July

Moneywise - More people turning to equity release to fund lives


29th July 2015

This is Money - Over-55s withdrawing £4.2m of cash from their homes every day using equity release loans

Retirement Planner - Equity release sales hit £380m in second quarter

Daily Mail - Over-55s withdrawing £4.2m of cash from their homes every day using equity release loans


28th July 2015

The Times - Owners unlock £4.2m a day from their homes

Moneyfacts - Equity release lending at new high 

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release lending hits record high

Money Observer - More people turning to equity release to fund lives

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Record lending for equity release in Q2

BT - Record amounts of equity 'released' from property

Professional Adviser - 'Perfect storm' sparks record equity release sales 

Financial Reporter - Equity release lending hits record high in Q2

FT Adviser - Drawdown drives record levels of equity release lending

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release sector enjoys record sales in Q2

Introducer Today - Equity release lending surges to record high

Mortgage Introducer - Equity Release market in record-breaking Q2

Love Money - Equity release hits record levels

Property Wire - Surge in house equity release in UK as over 55s cash in on property wealth


19th July 2015

Daily Record - Equity release: we 've unlocked the Key to our next move


18th July 2015

The Times - Beware the hidden costs of equity release


14th July 2015

What Mortgage - When freedom is not enough


7th July 2015

Mortgage Introducers - Referred ER cases are 50pc larger 

Best Advice - Equity release referral cases 50% bigger than market average

Financial Reporter - Customers release 50% more equity through referrals


29th June 2015

Financial Reporter - more 2 life announces record applications 


24th June 2015

This is Money - Could you unlock the value in your home for less? Pensioners who took equity release can switch their loan to a better deal

Mortgage Strategy - Analysis: Equity release is a lifeline for retirees


23rd June 2015

Introducer Today - L&G launches lifetime mortgage range


22nd June 2015

FT Adviser - L&G launches lifetime mortgage range

Financial Reporter - L&G launches lifetime mortgage range

AOL Money & Finance - Mortgage lenders woo older borrowers


 

19th June 2015

The Telegraph - Equity release: harvest time for your home 

Citywire - Pension and property can pay a 'living inheritance' 

Mortgage Solutions - The 10 most- read stories last week - 19/06/2015


16th June 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Buy to let is not a secure retirement option - Waterson

Citywire - Mortgage denied! Older borrowers forced into equity release


9th June 2015

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Key Partnerships expands equity release referral service


8th June 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Key Partnerships reports 41% surge in equity release advisers

Best Advice - Large rise in registrations for Key Partnership

Financial Reporter - Key Partnerships sees surge in adviser registrations 

Mortgage Introducer - Key Partnership ups adviser count by 41pc


4th June 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Understanding consumers' views on equity release - Retirement Advantage

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Is equity release the answer to an interest-only shortfall?


28th May 2015

Citywire - Planning to sell your annuity? Think again


26th May 2015

Citywire - Local government cuts will hit long-term care, experts warn  


26th May 2015

What Mortgage - Experts call for more promotion of house wealth to fund retirement

Fidelity - Buy-to-let retirement income: safe as houses?


22nd May 2015

Best Advice - Poll: govt should signpost equity release

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Government should promote equity release option

Mortgage Introducer - Government fails to promote housing wealth 

Overseas Property Professional - UK government must do more to promote equity release, say experts

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release market is ripe for new providers 


21st May 2015

Mortgage Solutions - More 2 Life eyes up interest-only lifetime mortgage proposal


20th May 2015

FT Adviser - Equity release market picks up post-MMR slack

Mortgage Solutions - Personal Finance Society boss says number of high-street buy-to-let ads 'frightening'

Citywire - Forget pensions as bank accounts, your home is a cash machine


15th May 2015

Financial Reporter - In the Spotlight with Georgina Oxton, Bower Retirement 


14th May 2015

Best Advice - Over-55s being rejected because of their age


13th May 2015

Mortgage Strategy - Analysis: Equity release goes onward and upward


12th May 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Equity Release Council to host Great Retirement Money Debate

Introducer Today - Compliance risk for equity release 'dabblers' 


11th May 2015

Best Advice - Warning sounded at smaller equity release advisers


6th May 2015

Mortgage Strategy - FCA lined up for Financial Services Expo


3rd May 2015

The Sunday Times - Banks told to change attitude over loans for older borrowers 


1st May 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Most read stories last week 01/05/15

M2 - Equity Release Council Surpasses 400 Members In Under 3 years


30th April 2015

Financial Reporter - Equity Release Council surpasses 400 members

Mortgage Introducer - ERC membership swells past 400


29th April 2015

Telegraph - Equity release lending at its highest in first quarter of 2015

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release sector hits Q1 high

Mortgage Strategy - Analysis: Tipping point for equity release

Financial Reporter - Saga blames ''lazy lending'' for mortgage age discrimination

Pressat - Equity Release Council Surpasses 400 Members In Under 3 Years 


28th April 2015

Financial Reporter - FSE Manchester unveils seminar programme


27th April 2015

Mortgage Solutions - HSBC 'landmark decision' to boost lending to older borrowers 

Financial Reporter - Equity Release Council: FOS HSBC ruling a landmark decision

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity Release Council comments on FOS ruling against HSBC

Financial Reporter - Equity Release Council: FOS HSBC ruling a 'landmark decision'

Best Advice - Why the PR work needs to continue

Professional Adviser - Pensions freedom: Long-term problems stem from short-term decisions 


25th April 2015

Financial Times - New mortgage rules spur loans sector

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Record Q1 for equity release lending


24th April 2015

Financial Reporter - Equity release lending hits record high

Best Advice - Record breaking Q1 for equity release sector

CCR Magazine - Bridgewater Equity Release comments on Equity Release Council Q1 lending figures

Love Money - Equity release at record levels 

Goldsmith Williams - Pension freedoms and fund shortfalls will increase take up of equity release

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release sector basks in record Q1

FT Adviser - Pension freedoms push equity release to record

Introducer Today - Equity release enjoys record quarter 

Daily Mail - Pensioners on the rack as returns from annuities hit a new low: Income down 5.9% since the start of the year

BT - Equity release cash hits all-time record in early 2015


20th April 2015

Financial Reporter - Home is where the stress release is


15th April 2015

Mortgage Introducer - MBE Leeds stands sell out 

Best Advice - MBE Leeds Expo: all stands sold 

FT Adviser - Equity release adviser pulls out of takeover deal

Goldsmith Williams - Haves and Have-nots both see the benefit of Equity Release 


7th April 2015

Financial Adviser - Debt freedom and home improvements top list for equity release

Goldsmith Williams - Equity Release steps in when other pension savings run out 


2nd April 2015

Saga - To me, to you.. the inheritance generation game 


1st April 2015

Best Advice - Equity Release Council back FCA's lifetime mortgage position

Legal & General Group - L&G completes acquisition of New Life Home Finance Limited 

Noodls - L&G completes acquisition of New Life Home Finance Limited


31st March 2015

What Mortgage - News in Brief: Coastal house premiums, insurance woes, older homeowners struggles

Moneyfacts.co.uk - Could your home help fund your retirement

Saga - How to make your home more accessible 

This is the West Country - Over 55-year-olds in South West forced to skil meals because of cash shortage

Bridgwater Mercury - Over 55-year-olds in South West forced to skip meals because of cash shortage


26th March 2015

Your Mortgage - Older people face financial difficulties

Best Advice - Cash-poor over-55 struggling to meet routine costs 

Mortgage Introducer - Over-55s suffer financial hardship

The best of Worthing - Pension Reforms could spark Equity Release resurgence


20th March 2015

Financial Times Adviser - Equity release customers aged 55 to 64 on the rise

Financial Times Adviser - Bower Retirement Services buys Sixty Plus


19th March 2015

PropertyWire - Younger home owners looking towards equity release in UK


17th March 2015

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Stonehaven attributes growth in equity release to innovation

Mortgage Solutions - IRESS and Age Partnership launch equity release referral service


16th March 2015

City A.M. - Lending rules push owners to equity release 

Introducer Today - MMR drives equity release sales

Financial Reporter - Younger borrowers turn to equity release post-MMR

Mortgage Introducer - Under 65s turn to equity release 

Financial Reporter - Stonehaven launches fixed ERCs

What Mortgage - Drawdown lifetime mortgages still most popular equity release product

What Mortgage - More and younger equity release customers as a result of MMR, pension changes 

The Move Channel - 1 in 3 retirees unaware of pension changes


10th March 2015

Mortgage Introducer - Society of Mortgage Professionals hosts March roadshows 

Mortgage Solutions - Society of Mortgage Professionals extends events agenda

50 Connect - Playing the equity card

Financial Reporter - Society of Mortgage Professionals adds roadshow dates

Best Advice - Society of Mortgage Professionals extends events agenda 

Mortgage Solutions - The case for defending equity release - Stockton


8th March 2015

Express - Your Money: If your retirement savings are starting to dwindle, equity release can be  the key


6th March 2015

The Telegraph - Should I choose equity release or downsizing?

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Asset rich and cash poor? 


5th March 2015

Your Mortgage - Legal & General targets £100 equity release lending

Mortgage Introducer - 0.5pc has helped equity release 

Mortgage Strategy - Six-year interest rate low boosts equity release and housing market 


4th March 2015

Best Advice - L&G outlines equity release targets


25th February 2015

Telegraph - Equity Release mortgage costs fall

Yahoo News - Equity release mortgage costs fall 


23rd February 2015

Scottish Express - Home Is Where The Money Is

Express - Home Is Where The Money Is


19th February 2015

FT Adviser - Equity release market needs to double adviser numbers

Financial Reporter - UK needs 800 new equity release advisers by 2020 

Mortgage Strategy - Number of equity release advisers must double to meet demand

Money Marketing - Number of equity release advisers must double to meet demand

Mortgage Solutions - Equity release adviser numbers must double by 2020 - Bower


18th February 2015

Express - Thousands use homes to generate extra cash: Scheme offer over-55s regular revenue


16th February 2015

Your Money - Advisers: ''home should be part of pension mix''

Financial Reporter - Adviser stress importance of Equity Release

Mortgage Introducer - Home should be part of retirement mix

What Mortgage - Experts think more people should use property for financing during retirement


13th February 2015

SoSwitch - Is Equity Release right for me?


11th February 2015

Best Advice - Goldsmith Williams welcomes L&G equity release move

GoldsmithWilliams - L&G entry to Equity Release market welcomed


10th February 2015

Your Mortgage - Legal & General to enter equity release market


9th February 2015

London Stock Market - L&G Enters Lifetime Mortgage Market by acquiring New Life Home Finance Limited 

Trustnet - Legal & General to enter the Lifetime Mortgage Market by acquiring New Life Home Finance Limited 

ADVFN - Legal & General Group Plc L&G Enters Lifetime Mortgage Market 

Mortgage Introducer - L&G to enter equity release market 


7th February 2015

This is Money - How to take care now to meet the cost of caring later 

Daily Mail - How to take care now to meet the cost of caring later 


5th February 2015

Financial Reporter - Bridgewater to hold adviser workshop

Best Advice - Bridgewater announces workshop timetable

Mortgage Introducer - Bridgewater to host workshops 

PropertyWire - Pver 55s boost property equity release in UK to record high


4rth February 2015

Best Advice - Equity release customers funding home improvements

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Two out of three invest in home with equity release 

Cornish Guardian - Equity value hits £1.4bn

Sage UK - Get a lump sum without touching your pension


3rd February 2015

Financial Reporter - 22% use equity release to manage mortgage debt


1st February 2015

Sunday Times - My £81,000 loan spiralled to £300,000


28th January 2015

Telegraph - Could you cash in on an increase in house prices without moving?

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release hits record level

Mortgage Statetegy - Equity release can help pensioners 


26th January 2015

Mortgage Introducer - A seminal moment for equity release 

Examiner - Bank of Mum and Dad pays out £2.3bn in Yorkshire


23rd January 2015

The Times - Downsize or stay put? A guide to the options

M2.com - M2 Archive: Preview

Complete France - London homemovers get windfalls of nearly £300k by downsizing


22nd January 2015

Citywire Money - Pension guidance is okay but it isn't proper advice 


21st January 2015

FT Money Show - Savings rates, equity release and cybersecurity 

This is MONEY - Homeowners rush to release cash from their homes to fund retirement or even side-step inheritance tax 

Mortgage Stategy - At your service 

Daily Mail - Homeowners rush to release cash from their homes to fund retirement or even side-step inheritance tax 

Best Advice - 29% year-on-year growth for equity release market

Mature Times - Downward spiral of debt is hitting pensioners hard 

CompleteFrance.com - Equity release lending reached highest recorded level in 2014 

HamHigh.co.uk - Equity release lending reached highest recorded level in 2014


20th January 2015

Financial Times - Equity release loans reach record £1.4bn

FT Adviser - Equity release lending reaches new £1.4bn record 

Mortgage Solutions - Record equity release lending boosts demand for advice 

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release lending hits record high in 2014 

Introducer Today - Equity release lending at record-high 

Mortgage Introducer - Equity Release achieves record-breaking year 

Money Marketing - Equity release lending hits record-high in 2014

Financial Reporter - Equity Release sees largest ever lending figures 

Moneyfacts.co.uk - Equity Release lending hits new records 

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Record equity release lending nears £1.4 in 2014

What Mortgage - 2014: Record Year for equity release lending

CCR Magazine - Bridgewater Equity Release comments on latest Equity Release Council lending figures 

The Share Centre Ltd - Bull and bear: IMF goes downbeat, China goes down, but equity release goes up  

Zoopla Property Group - Record amount of equity release used by older homeowners 


19th January 2015

Cheshire Today - Bank of Mum and Dad overtake Barclays 


17th January 2015

burnhamandhighbridgeweeklynews.co.uk - South West people coughed up £2.5 billion to support children and grandchildren in 2014


16th January 2015

The Independent - Weekly Money: Round-up of the personal finance stories you may have missed 12-16 January 


14th January 2015

Bridgwater Mercury - South West cought up £2.5 billion to support children and grandchildren in 2014

FT Adviser - Stonehaven says cut-price equity release loans will sell out 


13th January 2015

Best Advice - Pensioners increasingly using unsecured credit

Mortgage Strategy - Stonehaven makes bid to lead equity release pack with 0.5% rate cuts

Insider Media - Davy firm makes acquisition and 'weighs up stake scale'


12th January 2015

Mortgage Solutions - Pensioners' unsecured debt rises 16% YoY

What Mortgage - Retired homeowners burdened by more unsecured debt in 2014

Qck.com -  Pensioners forced to rely on credit cards

What Mortgage - Unsecured debt motivates many to take out lifetime mortgages

Financial Reporter - Asset rich pensioners still reliant on unsecured debt

Express - Payday loan pensioners at risk of 'drowning in a sea of debt'

Mirror - Pensioners now so poor they are forced to rely on credit cards to survive 

City A.M. - Retirees becoming more reliant on credit cards and overdrafts 

Mortgage Introducer - Over-65s urged to consider equity release


8th January 2015

Professional Adviser - Blog: Why it's time for advisers to take equity release seriously 

Your Independent - Huge North West Payout From The Bank Of Mum And Dad


7th January 2015

Best Advice - SimplyBiz Group acquires Home Information Group


6th January 2015

Mortgage Finace Gazette - 2015: The year of ...?

Global Banking and Finance Review - Bank your assets and look for new opportunities


5th January 2015

Financial Reporter - Stonehaven to host equity release seminars 

Loantalk.co.uk - SimplyBiz Group lands 3rd acquisition in 12 months

Mortgage Introducer - SimplyBiz Group buys Home Information Group 

Financial Reporter - SimplyBiz purchases surveying firm

Financial Times Adviser - Call for MMR-style EU directory 'transitional rules'


 

 

 


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