Protect Your Wealth with a Financial Advisor: Equity Release
When you are retired, there is a lot to consider before choosing equity release. Equity release is an expensive financial decision that should not be made without expert advice and planning. It’s important to hire a qualified financial advisor before deciding on your options for retirement income, so that you can learn about equity release and whether you should choose it.
A good financial advisor will be able to provide you with advice and help in making your decision for equity release. They will assess your mortgage and how much equity you have before deciding on the appropriate amount of money for a release.
If there are any changes in life circumstances that affect your ability to repay a loan or debt over time, such as age-related illness or death of an income earner within the household, then this should be considered when choosing whether or not to move forward with taking out Equity Release financing.
They will ask you questions about your income, assets and debts to determine if you are eligible for equity release.
They will help calculate the amount of money that needs to be released so that it still allows enough living expenses each month. They may also provide advice on how much should go into a bond or annuity, as well as various other investments.
A qualified financial advisor can inform you of what is available in terms of equity release products by different providers, such as rates and charges and benefits offered.
Some tips when choosing a financial advisor: make sure they have experience with retirement planning; require qualifications before providing services (e.g., Chartered Financial Analyst); ask about their background history including any formal education and professional designations. Good luck!