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MCI Mortgage Club signs Hodge Lifetime


MCI Mortgage Club has signed Hodge Lifetime to its panel.

The lender joins others including Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide and Woolwich.

Hodge Lifetime caters to the retirement market. Its products include a 55+ residential mortgage product and an equity release range.

MCI Mortgage Club managing director Phil Whitehouse says: “MCI Club continues to grow its lender panel to give members even more choice when assisting their clients whether they be straightforward or complex cases.”

Hodge Lifetime business development director Steve Cox says: “As the later life lending sector continues to evolve and grow we are delighted to be working with MCI Club and its advisers to help serve growing customer advice needs.”



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Hodge makes James Young national account manager

Hodge Lifetime has been promoted James Young to the newly-created position of national account manager. Young, previously a business development manager, will be responsible for managing existing and new intermediary relationships. He will report to Hodge’s business development director, Steve Cox. Hodge recently launched into the mainstream mortgage market with a 55+ interest-only product. Cox […]

One to One: Steve Cox, business development director, Hodge Lifetime

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Neptune video: Abenomics: the impetus for Japan’s fast-track recovery?

The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.

In the video, Taylor addresses the following:

• The size and speed of Japan’s unprecedented monetary policy
• Abenomics and the implications should it fail
• Corporate Japan and beneficiaries of government policy


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