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JON KING, MANAGING DIRECTOR, MORE2LIFE

Helping customers with medical issues

Experienced advisers know that any decision on equity release from a client’s perspective is made by combining two factors – how long they are likely to live and how much their property’s value will change in this time. From this point it is possible to estimate the amount eventually owed and what the final cost […]

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Mortgage brokers can now get an advanced diploma

The ifs School of Finance has laun-ched a higher level qualification for mortgage advisers. Its Diploma in Mortgage Advice and Practice offers an advanced level of learning to CeMAP, the established benchmark qualifica-tion for mortgage advisers. Anne Kiem, vice-principal at the ifs School of Finance, says: “In-creased regulation is here to stay and there can […]

HMRC helping to remove artificial gains

An investment bond offers investors certain tax advantages, one of which is the ability to take partial surrenders from the investment. This facility allows the policyholder to withdraw amounts up to 5% of the amount invested each policy year on a tax deferred basis, without incurring any immediate tax liability. This tax deferred allowance can […]

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  • Norma Haner 18th July 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Hello Mr. Styles,

    I have found your website very informative and easy to access. Though, I may be concerned with the current economic affairs in U.S. is about to change. Would you think interest rates be on the rise? Londor libors would be affected anyway?
    Thanks

  • Norma Haner 18th July 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Hello Mr. Styles,

    I have found your website very informative and easy to access. Though, I may be concerned with the current economic affairs in U.S. is about to change. Would you think interest rates be on the rise? Londor libors would be affected anyway?
    Thanks