How Much Equity Release Can I Get?

Equity release is firmly on the agenda for many older people. In fact, with a recent Government white paper looking at incentives for the elderly to downsize, it’s never been a better time to look at equity release as an alternative means for improving your standard...

Freedom and Choice Pension Changes 2015

The Government have now confirmed their intention to introduce what has been billed as the “most radical changes to pensions in almost a century” The proposed reforms will mean that anyone with a money purchase pension will be able to draw out as much or as little as...

The pensioner bonds with market leading rates

The long-awaited terms for these bonds have been announced In last March’s Budget, the Chancellor announced that National Savings would launch a new Pensioner Bond with “market leading” rates. He said that for costings purposes, the assumed rates were 2.8% gross fixed...

Explaining the single-tier state pension

The Department for Work and Pensions has just launched a new campaign to explain the new single-tier state pension. The new single-tier state pension, which will replace both the basic state pension and the state second pension (S2P) is now only 16 months away. While...

Square One opens Eastbourne office

Leading Sussex financial advisors Square One Wealth Management has opened an office in Eastbourne. Partners John Kelly and Nicholas Jenner have long helped people in Eastbourne with their finances and felt the time was right to have a base in the town. John, who is...