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IMLA latest report August 2018

IMLA latest report August 2018

17 August 2018

Latest report from IMLA August 2018 entitled "Bridging the Gap: Developments in later life lending to an ageing population"

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Bob Champion on Retirement Income

Bob Champion on Retirement Income

16 August 2018

Housing wealth should be included to form a complete picture of retirement income and planning, according to Bob Champion, Chairman of the Later Life ...

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IMLA: over-65s need advice across the board on later life lending

IMLA: over-65s need advice across the board on later life lending

16 August 2018

Financial advice given to the over 65s needs to cover all areas of income including property wealth, according to a new report from the Intermediary M...

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Increase in homeowners aged 65+ in need of advice

Increase in homeowners aged 65+ in need of advice

16 August 2018

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has released a new report which suggests that improvements could be made to the way in which financial a...

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Retirement plans include property wealth as standard

13 August 2018

Bob Champion of Later Life Academy discusses the latest ER Council figures for Q2 which show that over 11,000 new equity release plans were sold durin...

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Stuart Wilson of Later Life Academy on later life growth

10 August 2018

Commentary from Stuart Wilson of Later Life Academy on the later life lending sector and the significant milestones that the sector has achieved in th...

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Equity Release Council response to Adam Smith Institute report

7 August 2018

Equity Release Council response to Adam Smith Institute report.

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Halifax reports on house price increases

7 August 2018

The Halifax bank reports that UK house prices have risen at their fastest rate since last November. Prices in July rose 1.4% on the previous month, ...

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Downsizers are disappearing

1 August 2018

Financial advisers have seen a surge in client interest and defined benefit (DB) transfers.

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Equity Release Council comments on the early indicators of the ONS Wealth and Assets Survey

1 August 2018

“Investing in property has been cited as the second most popular option to save for retirement, following paying into an employer pension scheme...."

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Equity Release Council comments on HMRC’s Flexible Payments from Pensions data

31 July 2018

Equity Release Council comments on HMRC’s Flexible Payments from Pensions data
Jim Boyd, CEO of the Equity Release Council, comments on the latest da...

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How technology can be used to meet the rising demand for equity release

30 July 2018

How technology can be used to meet the rising demand for equity release

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