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Category: Equity release

Andrew Tully, senior pensions policy manager, Standard Life, commented: “People pinning their retirement dreams on downsizing their property will be in for a shock. A…

As a consequence, the legal firm believes that financial advisers need to ensure clients are provided with expert legal advice before signing on the dotted…

Commenting on yesterday’s white paper from the Government on elderly social care, she said: “SHIP welcomes the Health Secretary’s white paper on social care. With…

The Milton Keynes meeting will take place at Jurys Inn, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2HP on Wednesday 21 April 2010. The Tyne & Wear…

Equity release or bust

In reality this option may only be open to the few who live in detached houses, live in the property hotspots of London and the…

Despite 91% of people agreeing that they were personally responsible for ensuring that they are financially stable during retirement, the research shows that 93% of…

The research was carried out by SHIP to gain a greater understanding of how people expected to organise their retirement finances. It found that most…

The move follows the Liberal Democrat’s research into social care funding for pensioners, which looked at the level of non-housing assets held by pensioners, both…

Women are typically “second best” on issues surrounding retirement planning with a mere 22% having sought advice. The Defaqto research illustrates: • Only 21% of…

Commenting on the Liberal Democrat findings on the funding of social care for pensioners, Andrea Rozario, director general of SHIP, said: “The Liberal Democrats have…