Tag Archives: Equity Release

“Equity Release Conundrum”

This follows from my previous blog. Equity Release should be an answer to people’s prayers.  Having saved all your working life to buy a house, you should have a nest egg if you need it later in life. But unfortunately … Continue reading

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“Equity Release Unreleased”

I have long argued that most older people have the financial solution to a better old age in their own hands. (See my earlier blogs related to this by clicking on “EQUITY RELEASE” in the TAG CLOUD). People of 65 … Continue reading

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“Equity Release – Life Raft or Scandal?”

For a long time now I have been advocating that older people will have to use the value built up in the house to secure themselves a better lifestyle in later life.   There is around £1 trillion locked up in … Continue reading

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“Home Alone 3”

This blog continues on the theme of elderly people being left at home in an “asset” that they are desperately hanging onto, but with insufficient income to live a good life, especially if they become frail and need support.  (See … Continue reading

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“Home Alone” 2

The discussion about equity release is hotting up !  ( see earlier posts on this subject by clicking on equity release in the tag cloud ) A report by property agent Rightmove, based on a consumer survey, has indicated that … Continue reading

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“Home Alone”

This blog follows on from “Feel Good Inaction” (to see it click on previous post in the ARCHIVE, 20th May 2012), which was written in response to an open letter to the Prime Minister from 78 charities, calling for action … Continue reading

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