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Changes to the UK mortgage market present opportunities for you to engage with clients on a number of key financial issues, writes Andy Philo.
LifeQuote has launched a service to help borrowers who would otherwise dismiss protection as unaffordable due to cash flow pressures resulting from the Mortgage Market Review (MMR).
National advice firm Lighthouse Group has launched a "holistic" mortgage and protection advice service in response to demand from clients.
Zurich has increased the maximum term for its critical illness cover from 30 to 40 years, in a bid to protect customers with longer mortgages and to reflect changing retirement patterns.
The government is committed to developing alternative protection products but, as debt spirals, how far away are we? Paul Walsh investigates.
Although mortgage brokers claim they have limited time, the Mortgage Market Review is highlighting the growing importance of protection, says Mike Farrell.
I am a protection and mortgage IFA with a few clients looking at Help to Buy. How can I arrange protection insurance for them such as life cover? I understand there have been difficulties in putting cover in place - is this the case, and what do I need...
Does the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) and subsequent change in the mortgage market present opportunities for protection advisers?
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has tried to defuse expectations of an imminent rate hike by saying it would "not be the right tool" to deal with the UK's booming housing market.
The Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has highlighted the need for clients to take protection advice as stricter affordability checks on mortgages are introduced, Zurich has said.
LifeQuote has predicted an increase in protection sales as a result of the MMR, as prudent lenders consider a borrower's ability to pay, not just as a result of employment issues but also ill health.
The Financial Conduct Authority has published a Frequently Asked Questions document in a bid to clear up advice-related confusion ahead of the incoming Mortgage Market Review on 26 April.
Nicola Culley gets some straight talking from Louise Colley, Aviva's head of protection sales and marketing.
Bright Grey and Scottish Provident held a recent summit on the future of critical illness cover. Roger Edwards outlines its conclusions