More than half of over 50s haven't thought about how they would fund long-term care needs. Adrian Walker asks if equity release could help solve the problem
The appeal of using property wealth as an extra source of retirement income continues to grow, according to figures indicating record amounts of equity release lending.
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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.
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Pensions experts have called for the government to help savers access their pensions tax-free to fund long-term care.
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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".
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