A takeover deal between equity release specialist Bower Retirement Services and IFA Sixty Plus has been dropped after the advice firm decided to pull out.
Legal & General (L&G) is to buy equity release provider New Life Home Finance (Newlife) for £5m.
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Pensions experts have called for the government to help savers access their pensions tax-free to fund long-term care.
Andrea Rozario, chairman of Bower Retirement Services and former director general of the Equity Release Council (ERC), has sounded a call to arms for advisers to get involved in the equity release sector.
Mark Wood, chief executive of JLT Employee Benefits, predicts annuities will make a comeback and equity release will surge, but retirees will not be better off after the pensions revolution...
Equity release is growing strongly and Bower Retirement Services is looking to recruit more advisers. Helen Morrissey talks to new chairperson Andrea Rozario about her new role and the outlook for equity release.
The Equity Release Solicitors’ Alliance (ERSA) has issued an alert to advisers after it became concerned more could be advising consumers on the products "not fully aware of the requirements".
Equity release specialist Bower Retirement Services has set out plans to double its adviser force following an upturn in business volumes.
A think tank has called on the government to buy parts of people's homes and deliver a guaranteed lifetime income in return, in a bid to bolster retirement income for low earners.
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