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Why equity release is resilient and housing wealth will play a growing, essential part of future retirement planning
For many people, 2023 was a year of negotiating the cost of higher interest rates and economic uncertainty, while feeling the impact of inflation on everyday living costs.
Smoothing, simplified
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How to increase your protection business
Often when you reflect on those clients that decided they didn’t want to take out protection after being offered your professional advice, it can start to feel a little personal.
Rise in normal minimum pension age
In March 2014, as part of the ‘Freedom and choice in pensions’ consultation, the Government announced that the age people could access their private pension savings would be linked to the State Pension. 
LV= announces 2023 financial results
Investment, protection and retirement specialist LV= announces its financial results for the year to 31 December 2023 and publishes its Annual Report.
Lump Sum Allowance and the transitional standard calculation
In recent months, we have produced several articles covering the abolition of the lifetime allowance and the new pensions rules from 6 April 2024.
Spring Budget 2024
This year’s Spring Budget is an election Budget and is likely to be the government’s final Budget before the next UK general election.  
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)
ISAs provide a wrapper in which an individual can save and invest in a tax-sheltered environment. Alongside pensions and property, ISAs are one of the most popular ways for people in the UK to hold wealth.
Transitional Tax-Free Amount Certificates
On 6 April 2024, the lifetime allowance will be fully abolished. At this point, the amount of tax-free benefits that can be paid from a pension will be limited to the new ‘lump sum allowance’ and ‘lump sum and death benefit allowance’.
UK adults are feeling more financially comfortable compared to a year ago
The LV= Wealth and Wellbeing Research Programme indicates that the nation’s financial resilience is slowly improving as its Wellness Tracker increased by two points since September 2023.
8.5m UK adults are at least £20,000 in debt with parents feeling money pressures most
Research from investment, protection and retirement specialist LV= reveals how UK households are turning to debt to ease rising living costs.  
LV= appoints Chief Commercial Officer
Investment, protection and retirement specialist LV= has appointed Katherine Carnegie as Chief Commercial Officer, subject to regulatory approval.