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Is using equity release to pay off an interest-only mortgage a good option?

Equity release can be a good way of releasing money built up in a home’s equity. So for those who have an interest-only mortgage and are thinking about using equity release to pay off an interest-only mortgage, we’ve looked at whether this is possible.

Is equity release a good way to pay off an interest-only mortgage

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How does equity release affect inheritance?

While equity release can be a good way for older homeowners to tap into the wealth they have built up within their homes, many will have concerns about how it will impact the inheritance they leave behind.

Many homeowners will have concerns about how equity release impacts the inheritance they leave behind.

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What to do when your Child Trust Fund matures

Some children turning 18 this year will have access to hundreds or even thousands of pounds if they hold a Child Trust Fund (CTF). Over six million CTF accounts were opened before 2011, when the Government scheme was replaced by Junior ISAs.

Some children turning 18 this year will have access to hundreds or even thousands of pounds if they hold a Child Trust Fund (CTF).

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Should you increase mortgage repayments or your pension contribution?

Deciding whether to increase your mortgage payments or pension contribution can have a significant effect on your finances. As a starting point, our preferred independent financial adviser company Kellands encourages consumers to align their mortgage term with their preferred retirement date.

Deciding whether to increase your mortgage payments or pension contribution can have a significant effect on your finances.

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