An undervaluation scandal is brewing in the equity release mortgage sector that is similar in nature to the Equitable Life fiasco of nearly two decades ago, a report from the Adam Smith Institute has warned.
The report, written by Durham professor of finance and economics Kevin Dowd, has said the ‘no-negative equity guarantees' (NNEGs) issued by lenders in the market lie at the heart of the problem. NNEGs guarantee...
PARTNER INSIGHT: For many advisers, outsourcing to a multi-manager or discretionary fund manager makes sense, allowing them to focus on the adviser-client relationship
An added tier of asset management can of course deliver additional benefits for certain investors, writes Graham Bentley - just be sure you can justify it to the regulator and, especially, the client
The government is "in daily contact" with industry figures over the pensions dashboard as it prepares for the roll-out and its feasibility report, Guy Opperman has said.
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From 1 April 2019