Money Matters

Equity Release & State Benefits

by Caron on March 18, 2017

Equity Release and State Benefits More and more people are choosing to stay in their own homes and pay for home care as opposed to move to residential care when they get older. Many people in their 60’s are also fairly heavily in debt and need a way of raising money. Equity release is becoming […]


What happens if I die without a Will ?

by Caron on June 1, 2015

  What happens if someone dies without leaving a Will.   No one likes to think about dying but death is one of lifes certainties, we just don’t know when it will happen. To make sure your wishes are carried out after your death and any gifts either financial or material are correctly distributed to people […]


Debt Problems and the Elderly

by Caron on September 17, 2014

How to help an elderly person who has debt problems. Retirement should be the time people relax and spend time doing the things they enjoy, without having to worry about money.  Research for Age UK suggests this certainly is not the case for some people. Nearly one in five people over 60 still owe money […]


Save money on fuel bills

by Caron on January 28, 2014

  With many elderly people fearing large fuel bills it is hardly surprising that many are failing to hear their homes adequately putting  their health at risk. Many older people with lower incomes and the greatest need for warm homes pay more for their energy as they  have a reluctance to switch that other consumers […]