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£34.1 million Help to Buy ISA bailout

28 Apr 2019

A third of OneFamily lifetime mortgage customers now choosing to protect the capital in their home

26 Mar 2019

Data shows that increasingly large numbers of homeowners with a lifetime mortgage are making monthly payments on their loan. This means that the interest doesn’t roll up, as with traditional equity release plans, and the remaining capital in the property is protected.

Internet, mobiles and money top parental worries

20 Mar 2019

There are many important rites of passage for children, from getting their first set of house keys, to being trusted with money independently but new research reveals that the majority of parents (76%) fret about the ‘right’ ages for these milestones, as modern life opens up uncharted waters.

OneFamily launches lifetime mortgage with market-leading LTV

18 Mar 2019

The new lifetime mortgage will enable homeowners in England and Wales, over the age of 65, to release up to 58% of the value of their property.

Over 55s poorly informed about retirement options

11 Mar 2019

Research has revealed that the majority of workers over 55 aren’t aware of the different options for funding retirement. While pensions awareness is high (92%), other options, which may be more suitable for their personal needs, aren’t even on their radar.

Property vs pension: Over 65s hold nearly five times as much wealth in property than pensions

18 Feb 2019

Analysis has revealed that over 65s have nearly five times as much in their property than their pensions savings , with £1.6 trillion held in property wealth, compared to £336 billion held in retirees’ pensions.

Great expectations: teens expect to earn £70k by age 30

13 Feb 2019

Today's teenagers expect to earn £70,000 on average by the time they turn 30 - nearly three times the actual average salary for 30-year olds , and earnt by just one in 20 adults in the country during their entire career .

Time of my life: new retirees spend £5 billion a year on big ticket experiences

30 Jan 2019

New research from financial services provider OneFamily suggests over 65s are vying for the title of ‘experience generation’, with research showing they spend an average of £2,200 a year in the first five years of their retirement - a total spend of nearly £5 billion each year.

Lifetime mortgages popularity soaring amongst wealthier homeowners

12 Dec 2018

According to OneFamily data, the price of a property OneFamily lends on is now 59% higher than average, at £370,483 versus a nationwide price of £232,554.

The trend for increasingly expensive homes being used for OneFamily Lifetime Mortgages demonstrates they are being used as a product of choice in retirement planning for an increasing number of homeowners.

Five million parents admit they aren’t equipped to help teach their kids about money

05 Dec 2018

More than five million parents in the UK say they find it difficult to teach or talk to their children about money because they lack confidence.

According to new research from financial services provider OneFamily, more than one in three (36%) parents struggle to discuss money with their children. Even though nearly all (97%) agree it is important for their children to learn personal finance skills, one in 10 (10%) avoid the subject altogether, even when asked.