29 September 2018
Nearly half of parents want to ensure cash is not squandered and grandchildren benefit. More than one in five plan to set terms on how any handouts are spent.
Nearly one in six say BOMAD handouts have left them struggling financially
17 August 2018
More than three-quarters of parents over-55 are worried about making mistakes when gifting money to their children.
Two-fifths of parents over- 55 want more guidance for the Bank of Mum and Dad.
Nearly half of all parents over-55 want to seek legal advice about gifting but are worried about the expense.
30 July 2018
Unrealistic financial expectations, dated décor and properties in poor repair are hampering pensioners’ efforts.
One in three would-be downsizers have given up on selling in the past two years.
23 July 2018
Key Retirement – the UK’s leading independent adviser for equity release and later life lending – has today rebranded as Key. These changes will be rolled out across all the companies’ assets on a phased basis including the website, customer facing communication and digital channels.
01 July 2018
Retired homeowners release £8.9 million a day in the first half of the year
Families benefit as retired homeowners give cash, Key Retirement’s H1 2018 Equity Release Market Monitor shows
25 June 2018
Key Retirement, the UK’s leading independent equity release advisor, has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Ian English as Advice Delivery Director.
22 June 2018
More than 1.4 million over-65s will consider downsizing in the next five years.
But the finances don’t add up and there are not enough homes to move to. More than half physically struggle to maintain their houses.
11 June 2018
Average retired homeowner has owned their home for 23 years. They’ve seen property wealth gains of £159,000 while Londoners have made nearly £400,000.
Over-65s own property wealth worth £1.09 trillion.
10 May 2018
Lending and plan sales hit new all-time high for first quarter.
Retired homeowners make an average £74,000 from their homes.
25 April 2018
One in five over-65s are struggling to clear debts run up from unexpected bills. Half of over-65s only keep their credit cards to help with one-off major bills.
Key Retirement’s Managing Debt In Retirement guide can help to beat debt problems.