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A fork in a footpath representing the choice between remortgaging & equity release

A Quick Guide to Remortgaging vs. Equity Release

House prices continue to rise and today the average home in the UK is worth £210,982 – that’s £15,249 more than two years ago*. It’s great news for homeowners, especially those seeking a cash boost in later life. If you’d like to unlock potentially tens of thousands of pounds tied up in your home but don’t want to sell or move house, then you might be thinking about remortgaging or equity release. Read more

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Retirees 46% worse off today than 10 years ago

Ten years on from the credit crunch and we’re still feeling the after-effects of the financial crisis. Retirees are achieving typical annuity incomes of 46% less than in 2007*.Read more

Winner! My Grand Hero Competition – August

We’ve had an amazing two month’s with our My Grand Hero competition and we have our second winner! Once again, it was difficult to pick just one as there were so many lovely entries and lots of incredible heroes, but we’ve found our next winner…Read more

Homes in the Cotswald, UK

Number of over-70s arranging mortgages rises 75%

The number of over-70s taking out mortgages has increased by 75 per cent to 16,000 in the past five years.

According to the financial website, 16,000 people in their 70s have arranged a new mortgage deal for their home since 2012. They now account for nearly a fifth of all lending to the over-55s, a jump from 1 in 10 just five years ago.Read more