Month: December 2017

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Why One In Three Use Equity Release To Clear Their Mortgage

Due to the fact that property values have risen over the long-term equity release is a good way for older homeowners to free up cash from their homes. Despite the recent rise interests rates are still historically low and borrowing against the equity in your home to free up cash is an increasingly popular way …

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Millions of over-50s could be 'paying too much' for life insurance

Millions of Britons are still paying money every month into a basic type of insurance called an over-50s life plan, despite the fact they are known for being expensive for what they provide. New research suggests that people could be paying double what they need to and that traditional insurance policies may be the better …

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Millions of over-50s could be ‘paying too much’ for life insurance

Millions of Britons are still paying money every month into a basic type of insurance called an over-50s life plan, despite the fact they are known for being expensive for what they provide. New research suggests that people could be paying double what they need to and that traditional insurance policies may be the better …

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Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers on property up to £300,000

First time house buyers will no longer need to pay stamp duty on properties worth up to £300,000. Mr Hammond said this meant 95% of first-time buyers would see stamp duty cut, while 80% would pay none at all. However, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the main beneficiaries would be existing homeowners, rather …

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