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Bespoke App for Business Partners

20 March 2017 - General

Age Partnership leads the way with the launch of a new app for business partners. Read more »

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YBS and Age Partnership work together to support interest only maturity clients

07 March 2017 - General

Yorkshire Building Society will partner with equity release specialists Age Partnership to ensure their interest only mortgage clients benefit from the widest range of solutions. Read more »

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Key Appointment at Age Partnership

26 January 2017 - General

Age Partnership has appointed mortgage industry guru John Malone as an ambassador to further develop the Partnerships proposition. Read more »

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Age Partnership Acquires Web Technology Business

18 January 2017 - General

Age Partnership acquires website development and optimisation business The Marketing Lab, further strengthening our growing in-house digital team. Read more »

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Getaway for a Christmas to remember

16 December 2016 - General

With the Christmas season looming, you might have enough to think about without making plans for next year. Read more »

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Choosing the perfect gift for grandchildren

09 December 2016 - General

As a grandparent, it’s wonderful to have the chance to spend time with your grandchildren Read more »

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Home safety checklist for the festive season

06 December 2016 - Equity release

Short days and dark nights are the perfect excuse to draw the curtains and snuggle up in front of the fire. Read more »

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Evolving your lifestyle to suit retirement

22 November 2016 - Equity release

As retirement approaches, it’s a perfect time to take stock. Read more »

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Hobbies for the over 55’s: Fulfilling ways to fill your time

04 November 2016 - Equity release

As you look ahead to retirement, you’ve probably thought long and hard about your financial options and pension plans. Read more »

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You don’t have to feel alone this winter

26 October 2016 - Equity release

Loneliness is a growing problem for the older generation. Read more »

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A Third of All over 50s in the Red

25 October 2016 - General

There are around six million over 50s dealing with debts with the average amount owed standing at £12,000. Read more »

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Grey gap years: Why retirement is the perfect time to get away

25 October 2016 - Equity release

It’s commonplace for students to head off on a year of discovery before settling down into the world of university or work. Read more »

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Why it can pay to get your home winter ready the DIY way

07 October 2016 - Equity release

When it comes to home improvements and repairs, the over fifties definitely have the upper hand. Read more »

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Get away for longer: Winter sun seeking for the over 55s

30 September 2016 - Equity release

The recent sun-drenched days enjoyed by many parts of the UK have clocked up the hottest September temperatures since 1911. Read more »

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Fitness in your 50's - it’s good news for bodies & minds

05 September 2016 - General

While Team GB’s Olympic success put a smile on the Nation’s face this summer, only time will tell whether its legacy will have a lasting effect on our bodies, too. Read more »

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Annuity Advantages

25 August 2016 - Pension income

Although thousands of people are actively choosing to use their new found freedom to access the money saved over their working lives, thousands more will choose the certainty of an annuity, providing them with an income for life. Read more »

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Brexit: Should I buy my annuity now?

04 August 2016 - General

Providers have reduced their annuity rates in response to the referendum result, but what does this mean for your pension? Read more »

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£14.5 billion spent on online shopping - yet the over 55’s are still being ignored

30 June 2016 - General

New studies suggest that the over 55’s are the fastest growing demographic, spending £14.5 billion last year online shopping. Read more »

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Five Simple Tools to Discover Your Home’s Value

23 March 2016 - Equity release

Whether you’re simply curious, or wish to include the equity you’ve invested in your home as part of a financial investment, it can be incredibly useful to have an up-to-date, accurate idea of your property’s value. And determining this value does n Read more »

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Top Seven Overseas Retirement Destinations

24 February 2016 - Equity release

Departing to a sun-soaked overseas destination is high up on the retirement wish list for many Britons - looking to leave the rain behind and truly enjoy their golden years. If you are currently weighing up your options when it comes to retiring overseas, we have put together this guide to the top seven overseas retirement destinations for Britons. Read more »

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Are Equity Release Products Regulated?

24 February 2016 - Equity release

Taking out an equity release plan is a big commitment, and not one which should be entered into lightly. Designed to free up cash during retirement, or from as young as 55 years of age with some lenders; releasing equity can be an option during a period of your life when money should be less of a worry, and you should be able to enjoy peace of mind. Read more »

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Are Equity Release Plans Available for All Types of Property?

23 February 2016 - Equity release

The most common types of property will generally be accepted by the majority of lenders, so long as it is your main home, but of course there are exceptions. Read more »

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Can I Move House if I Take Out an Equity Release Plan?

23 February 2016 - Equity release

A concern for many people considering an equity release plan is whether it will tie them into remaining in their current home for the rest of their lives. As most equity release plans are developed to be long term arrangements, this can be an issue for people who may believe that it will inhibit their ability to move home as their future situation or health dictates. Read more »

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Can I Release Equity from My Home If I Still Have a Mortgage on My Property?

15 February 2016 - Equity release

Homeowners who have an outstanding mortgage are still eligible to release equity, on the basis that they meet the lenders criteria. Read more »

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50 Amazing Places to Visit Around the World When You Retire

28 January 2016 - Equity release

For many, retirement provides the perfect opportunity to put their feet up and enjoy some well-earned time off. However, for others, retirement is the perfect time to explore the world and enjoy a whole planet’s worth of unique experiences. Read more »

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Using the Average Equity Release Amount to Invest in Holiday Homes

28 January 2016 - Equity release

The Equity Release Council’s autumn 2015 report revealed that the average equity release amount is £62,226 – a sum which could secure an enviable holiday home. So, here we look at homes around the world that you could finance with the help of the ave Read more »

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Unclaimed Estates in the UK

28 January 2016 - Equity release

It’s a common daydream to fantasise about being the unknowing recipient of a substantial windfall from a far-removed relative, receiving a grand sum for simply sharing blood with a recently deceased person of wealth. Read more »

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10 Facts You Have to Know About Equity Release

21 January 2016 - Equity release

Many UK residents may benefit from releasing equity from their home. If you are currently weighing up the possibility of releasing equity from your home, check out these 10 facts you simply have to know about equity release. Read more »

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Age Partnership Seeking Senior Leader For Field Sales Operation To Drive Growth Plans

30 September 2015 - Equity release

Age Partnership is pleased to announce that it is seeking a new leader to head up its Field Sales Operation to drive further growth of its face-to-face equity release advice service. Read more »

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Age Partnership Bulk Purchase Annuity September 2015

09 September 2015 - Pension income

Age Partnership, a leading retirement income specialist, has launched Age Partnership Underwriting Services (APUS). Read more »

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Age Partnership Warns Of Pension Permissions Blockage

06 September 2015 - Pension income

Age Partnership, a leading retirement income specialist, is warning of the growing prevalence of rejected pension transactions, as advisers may not have the appropriate permissions in place to help all the customers instructing them. Read more »

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Age Partnership Shadowing Service

19 July 2015 - Equity release

Opportunity for any adviser to shadow one of Age Partnership's equity release advice meetings Read more »

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71% at risk of getting stung with high levels of tax on pension savings

17 February 2015 - Pension income

Pension-Income Specialists Age Partnership, have found that 71% of people surveyed aren't aware of how much tax they would pay if they withdrew their pension as one lump sum come April. Read more »

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Equity Release Rates Could Drop Below 5%

23 May 2013 - Equity release

Equity Release Rates Could Plummet To Sub 5% By The End Of The Year As The Cost Of Funding Continues To Drive Pricing Down, Writes Ryan Fowler. Simon Chalk, Technical Manager - Equity Release - At... Read more »

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Age Partnership Welcomes 'Ready For Ageing?' Report

15 March 2013 - General

Age Partnership has welcomed the findings and recommendations made in yesterday's House of Lords 'Ready for Ageing?' report. The report was published by the Select Committee on Public Service and Demographic... Read more »

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Age Partnership To Launch Equity Release Lending Arm In 2013

01 February 2013 - Equity release

Age Partnership is set to launch a specialised equity release lending arm in the second half of 2013. Read more »

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Equity Release Council Will Not Fill Rozario's Role

30 January 2013 - Equity release

Ms Rozario, who will step down as director general in February, said her role would not be filled, but chairman Nigel Waterson would become the public face of the trade body. Instead, she said, the board was... Read more »

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Thousands Utilising Equity Tied Up In Their Home

24 January 2013 - Equity release

Over 17,000 People Released Equity That Was Tied Up In Their Homes In 2012, The Strongest Market Performance Since 2009, Highlighting The Growth Of Popularity Of Equity Release As A Means Of Providing Additional... Read more »

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