Articles by Age Partnership

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8 out of 10 over 50’s don’t have a retirement bucket list

16 October 2017 - General

A recent survey carried out by us at age partnership, has revealed that only 20% of over 50s have a ‘bucket list’ for their retirement years.

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Baby boomers or bust

28 July 2017 - General

With the treasury revealing that the pension freedoms implemented in april 2015 have raised five times more tax than anticipated, it would appear that britain's 'baby boomers' are taking full advantage of the new relaxed pension income rules.

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Financial freedom, when will you have it?

21 July 2017 - General

The time of true financial freedom has likely already arrived for those born on or before 1st september 1953 (baby boomers), but the future is not looking so bright for the millennial generation (born between the early 80s up to 00s)

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Discover the diverse Croatian islands

12 July 2017 - General

From small and deserted to large and bustling, the islands off croatia’s adriatic coastline are well connected by local ferries making them a great island-hopping destination for tourists.

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10 tips to keep the spark alive in retirement

05 July 2017 - General

we carried out a study looking at the range of activities which are key to a happy retirement. the study has provided quite the insight into retired life, with plenty of inspiration for readers to help keep the spark alive in their relationships

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Making the transition from work to retirement

29 June 2017 - General

while the thought of retiring from work is an exciting prospect for many, for others the endless free time can seem a little daunting.

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Retirees in the UK enjoy a 7-day weekend

22 June 2017 - General

Northerners are releasing £50,218 whilst southerners are releasing a whopping £85,593 worth of equity from their homes to help them sail through a satisfying retirement.

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Money Makes You Happy?

31 May 2017 - General

The hotly debated subject of whether money buys you happiness has been answered

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This spring, put your best foot forward

29 March 2017 - General

Springtime is the perfect motivator when it comes to introducing exercise into your life.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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