Low interest rates on equity release products are driving more people to enquire about switching plans, specialist adviser Bower Retirement has said.
In a recent study the firm found more than half of advisers had seen a rise in clients looking to move their existing deal to a lower rate. About 12% had even reported a 'substantial increase' in interest...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
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