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Archive Articles 2013

Listed below is the media coverage of The Equity Release Council published online in 2013. The list is not comprehensive as not all articles are publicly available on the internet.

 

23rd December 2013

Money Marketing - Govt U-turn on mortgage interest relief hailed as victory for elderly and vulnerable

Mortgage Strategy - Govt U-turn on mortgage interest relief hailed as victory for elderly and vulnerable 

 


22nd December 2013

The Indepedent - Householders use equity release to cut debts


20th December 2013

Best Advice - Lord Lipsey predicts major role for equity release

Mortgage Introducer - Equity release key to meeting care costs


18th December 2013

The Times - Over-50s are the new ‘squeezed middle’


16th December 2013

Property Checklists.co.uk - What are the Pros and Cons of Releasing Money from your Home via Equity Release?


13th December 2013

Property Checklists.co.uk - Should you release equity from your home in 2014 and if so, how?


5th December 2013

IFA Magazine - Autumn Statement: reactions from industry


4th December 2013

IFAonline.co.uk - LTC: The changes that offer a helping hand

Mortgage Strategy - 60 Seconds with... Paul Carter, managing director, Pure Retirement


2nd December 2013

Mortgage Introducer - Convertible leads – The gift that keeps on giving


27th November 2013

Introducer Today - First new equity release lender launches since 2010

Mortgage Solutions - Equity Release Awards 2013: all the winners

Your Mortgage and Remortgage - New equity release lender to launch


26th November 2013

Best Advice - New equity release provider unveiled

Financial Reporter - First new equity release provider launches since 2010

FT Adviser - Equity release market sees first new entrant in three years

IFA Online - New equity release lender to shake-up market

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Pure Retirement is new equity release provider

Mortgage Introducer - New equity release provider to launch

Mortgage Solutions - New equity release lender to shake-up market


22nd November 2013

PRWeb UK - Equity Release Service Launched by Over 50s Specialist


14th November 2013

Money Marketing - Long-term care reform edges closer to financial advice


5th November 2013

Mortgage Introducer - ERC meets MPs over retirement apathy

IFA Magazine.com - Equity Release Council makes it's case to MPs


1st November 2013

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Meeting the needs of the older generation


31st October 2013

FT Adviser Blog - Iniquity release?


30th October 2013

Daily Telegraph - Inheritances wane as parents give money during lifetime

Prudential - Inheritance concept is outdated, say experts


29th October 2013

Daily Telegraph - Higher house prices and stagnant savings boost equity release demand


27th October 2013

Bromsgrove Advertiser - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Compare Care Homes - Planning for care home fees

Daily Express - How to plan for care, residential and nursing home costs

Droitwich Spa Advertiser - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Dudley News - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Halesowen News - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Kidderminster Shuttle - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Redditch & Alcester Advertiser - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care

Scottish Daily Express - How to plan for care, residential and nursing home costs

Stourbridge News - Third of over-55 West Midlanders will struggle to pay for long-term care


24th October 2013

Mail Online - Rude awakening beckons for ageing workers who underestimate cost of long-term care by £12,000-a-year

Prudential - Govt urged to clarify care reforms

This is Money.co.uk - Rude awakening beckons for ageing workers who underestimate cost of long-term care by £12,000-a-year


23rd October 2013

The Telegraph - Families underestimate care fees by £12,000


17th October 2013

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Value of equity release sales hits five-year high


16th October 2013

Best Advice - Equity release market continues to grow

FT Adviser - Equity release sales hit five-year quarterly high

FT Adviser - FT Adviser - 'Assets clause is huge restriction to care funding plan’

Guardian Money Blog - Equity release – the gift that keeps on taking

IFA Magazine - Equity release sales power ahead to five-year high

Introducer Today - Equity release up 15% in a quarter to reach five-year high

Money Marketing - Total equity released in third quarter hits five-year high

Mortgage Introducer - Value of equity release at five year high

Mortgage Strategy - Total equity released in third quarter hits five-year high


13th October 2013

Express - Released from retirement worries


9th October 2013

Express - Hard-up Britons risk pension poverty by raiding retirement nest eggs

Mortgage Introducer - ERC to exhibit at MBE


3rd October 2013

FT Adviser - Lifetime mortgages are good alternative to downsizing

Money Marketing - Equity Release Council brings in more safeguards to better protect ER customers

Mortgage Strategy - Equity Release Council brings in more safeguards to better protect ER customers


2nd October 2013

Mail Online - New protections mean you must see a solicitor before you release equity from your home to fund retirement

This is Money - New protections mean you must see a solicitor before you release equity from your home to fund retirement


23rd September 2013

Barchester Media Centre - Older people turning to equity release so they can enjoy their retirement

IFAonline - Is there a role for home reversion?

IFAonline - Should banks sell equity release?


22nd September 2013

Saga - Property prices are on the rise - but be wary of a quick sale


20th September 2013

Easier Finance - Silver splitters turn to equity release


19th September 2013

MailFinance.co.uk - Unlock The Value In Your Home

Mortgage Solutions - Lenders urged to be more flexible on equity release


18th September 2013

Express - Finding the key to a happier retirement


14th September 2013

The Telegraph - The mortgage industry secret that could save you thousands


4th September 2013

Mortgage Introducer - SPECIAL FEATURE: Equity release? Mind the gap


3rd September 2013

Money Marketing - Wonga lent more than the entire equity release sector in 2012

Mortgage Strategy - Wonga lent more than the entire equity release sector in 2012


28th August 2013

Mortgage Solutions - SimplyBiz and Age Partnership agree equity release tie-up


22nd August 2013

Saga - Property prices are on the rise - but be wary of a quick sale

Yahoo! Finance - Bower Retirement Services Wins Prestigious Award for Best Equity Release Broker


19th August 2013

Daily Telegraph - A potential solution for retirees problem debt


15th August 2013

Mortgage Solutions - What can equity release learn from Europe? - Just Retirement


9th August 2013

Mortgage Introducer - Barclays quashes equity release rumours


7th August 2013 

Best Advice  - Equity Release Council Appoints COO

Health and Insurance Daily - Equity Release Council Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Equity Release Council Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Introducer Today  - Donna Bathgate joins the Equity Release Council

Daily Telegraph - Releasing equity can be a solution to mortgage payments

FT Adviser.com - ERC appoints CII's Bathgate


30th July 2013

Daily Mail -  'The only conceivable way of paying': Boom in lifetime mortgages predicted as banks brace for shortfalls on interest-only

This is Money - 'The only conceivable way of paying': Boom in lifetime mortgages predicted as banks brace for shortfalls on interest-only


24th July 2013

FT Adviser - Firing Line: Colin Taylor

Mail Online - Homeowners release £500m of equity from their properties as interest-only mortgage crunch creeps closer

Mortgage Strategy - 60 Seconds with... Nigel Waterson, chairman of the Equity Release Council

Telegraph.co.uk - Over-55s draw £500m equity from their homes in six months

The Exeter Daily - Local independent financial advisors accepted by regulatory body

This is Money.co.uk - Homeowners release £500m of equity from their properties as interest-only mortgage crunch creeps closer

Yahoo (Telegraph) - Over-55s draw £500m equity from their homes in six months


22nd July 2013

Telegraph - Are you considering releasing equity from your home?  


19th July 2013

Mature Times - What are the options when your interest-only mortgage comes to an end?


18th July 2013

Money Marketing - Case Study: The interaction of equity release and state benefits


17th July 2013

Mail Online - 'UK's debt could hit 100% of GDP': £19bn more needed in tax hikes or spending cuts by 2019 to cope with ageing nation, warns OBR

Mortgage Introducer - Spending on elderly to rise to 40pc GDP by 2062

Mortgage Strategy - ER could see best results since 2008

Mortgage Strategy - Equity release bodies attack Govt plans to consult on limiting mortgage interest relief

This is Money - 'UK's debt could hit 100% of GDP': £19bn more needed in tax hikes or spending cuts by 2019 to cope with ageing nation, warns OBR


15th July 2013

Belfast Telegraph - Increase in homeowners taking loans to bolster pensions

Health Insurance Daily - Equity release market 'could top £1bn this year'

What Mortgage - Bank of mum and dad drying up once again


14th July 2013

BestAdvice.net - Equity release market grows 29% in two years 


13th July 2013

Independent - More homeowners taking up equity release


12th July 2013

 FTadviser.com - Equity release market hits £473m for first half of 2013

 Mortgage Finance Gazette - Interest in equity release is rising

 Mortgage Strategy - Equity release sector predicted to exceed £1bn for first time since 2008

Your Mortgage - Equity release market to top £1bn this year


11th July 2013

Money Marketing - Taxbriefs' Danby Bloch: Looking under the equity release bonnet


9th July 2013

Investor Today - Have we reached the Last Chance Saloon for pension saving?

Money Marketing - HMRC consults on pulling mortgage interest relief for home income plan borrowers

Mortgage Strategy - HMRC consults on pulling mortgage interest releif for home income plan borrowers 


8th July 2013

Best Advice.net - Shifting attitudes towards inheritance?

The Bottom Line - Last Chance Saloon for Pension Saving?


5th July 2013

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Tackling the interest-only time bomb 

Prudential - Analysis reveals average costs of UK households 


4th July 2013

Actuarial Post - Last chance saloon for pension saving?


3rd July 2013

BestAdvice.net - Brits look to lottery not saving for decent retirement

Express newspaper - Don’t gamble on lottery to fund your retirement

Prudential UK & Europe - Brits urged to make retirement plans


28th June 2013

IFA magazine - Equity Release – Mortgaging the Empty Nest


27th June 2013

Money Marketing - Waterson: 'Crisis product' mentality for equity release must stop


24th June 2013

Telegraph money - Use your property to generate income Equity release can provide income in your retirement


20th June 2013

BestAdvice.net - Equity Release Council counters rate critics

FT Adviser - Equity release trade body hits out over rate complaints

Mortgage Solutions - Equity Release Council needs to lead consumer PR charge - poll


17th June 2013

Property Reporter - Retirees increasingly using equity release to fund long term care

Telegraph Money - Equity Release: Keeping up appearances. Discover the secret to a comfortable retirement


14th June 2013

bestadvice.net - Bridgewater outlines changing reasons for equity release

crrmagazine.com - Retirees increasingly using equity release to fund long-term care, reveals Bridgewater research


10th June 2013

HR Director - Calls for long term care funding to be VAT exempt

Mortgage Finance Gazette - Consumer confidence in equity release on the rise

This is Money - Don't get caught by an interest-only timebomb: How to get your mortgage debt cleared before it's too late


8th June 2013

Mail Online - Equity release paid for our home improvements and holidays': Should you cash in on your property to improve retirement?

This is Money - Equity release paid for our home improvements and holidays': Should you cash in on your property to improve retirement?


6th June 2013 

Cover Magazine - LEBC calls for LTC advice to be VAT exempt

Money Marketing - MM profile: Stonehaven chief Georgina Smith call on banks to get into equity release

New Model Adviser - LEBC calls for care advice VAT exemption


5th June 2013 

Best Advice - Financial Advice for Older People on Parliamentary Agenda

IFA.Online - Equity Release Council to brief policy makers on advice for older people

Mortgage Introducer - Equity Release Council to brief MPs and Peers

Mortgage Solutions -  Equity Release Council to brief policy makers on advice for older people

Mortgage Strategy - Magic pill that's hard to swallow

 


 

 


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