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Equity Release & Long-term care

How it works, how it affects partners & your family With so many of us living much longer, more and more people today find themselves reaching an age where living at home without support becomes a challenge. At this stage many choose to move into long-term residential care, rather than struggle at home. And, with [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity Release & Long-term care

Retirement happy or retirement crabby?

Plan for a happy retirement When you ask around it would seem that most people love retirement; most people relish the freedom that it brings and many of those still in the rat race simply can’t wait to get out and retire. Of course, this is not the case for everyone, worries about the reality of [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Retirement happy or retirement crabby?

Equity Release or Downsizing?

Most people nearing the retirement phase of life worry about two big financial questions: Will I have enough money to enjoy the retirement I deserve? Will my retirement income allow me to live happily for the rest of my life? When the answer to these questions is unclear many people look towards their home as [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity Release or Downsizing?

Honesty, generosity & sincerity (good old fashioned customer care)

Equity Release is WHAT we do, relationships are HOW we do it And who better to prove that this isn't simply something we say in our marketing, and that this really is how we do business, than two recent customers - over to you Royston and Sandra... "Good morning James, we have received your letter [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honesty, generosity & sincerity (good old fashioned customer care)

Retirement hobbies & why you want one

You’re free from the pressures and stresses of the daily 9-5, you’re older and wiser, you’ve reached the point in your life when you know exactly who you are and, to be frank, you’ve stopped worrying about what other people think. In other words...you’re retired. In other words, you’ve got the time and freedom to [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Retirement hobbies & why you want one

Holidays with grandchildren; family bonds and lifelong memories

Sorry to keep banging on about holidays, (possibly in denial that the summer holidays are drawing to a close for us) but I was so excited to come across this that I couldn’t resist. Describing themselves as “explorers, adventurers and students of the world”, not-for-profit Road Scholars offers 5,500 learning adventures in 150 countries and [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holidays with grandchildren; family bonds and lifelong memories

Autumn Adventures – enjoy a crowd-free holiday getaway

Some might say that retirement is one big holiday (and why not!) however when I look at those who are retired around me they just don’t stop. Whether they’re helping out in the local community, looking after grandchildren, working on the house and garden or taking part in hobbies their days of retirement it seems [...]

By |August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autumn Adventures – enjoy a crowd-free holiday getaway

Retirement bucket list top 50

Following on from last week’s blog about retirement being the age of adventure I thought it would be nice to check out exactly what people have on their retirement bucket lists. Google the term ‘retirement bucket list’ and you are spoilt for choice. Titled the ‘Ultimate Bucket List’ this one caught my eye! Certain items [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Retirement bucket list top 50

Retirement…adventure is out there

Gone are the days when retirement conjured up images of slippers, armchairs, Ovaltine and crosswords. Okay so I’m slightly guilty of hamming things up here but the truth is that each generation is getting younger. In fact I think it’s fair to say that today’s 60 is the new middle age. Not only do we [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Retirement…adventure is out there

Equity release and my family

“How will equity release affect my family?” For most of our customers this is one of the first questions they want answered. And understandably so. We all want the reassurance that our families will be well provided for, so when you are making a big financial decision such as equity release it’s important that you [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity release and my family