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Katherine Read

Financial Services Writer

About the author

Katherine’s work focusses primarily on the financial services sector and other business-related subjects. She has been affiliated with EveryInvestor since 2019, assisting greatly on all content related to equity release on the site.  


Katherine graduated with an honours degree in Business. She joined the world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, where she was rewarded with entrance into their international management fast-track program. She received exposure and hands-on experience in the finance, marketing and sales departments (amongst others) and oversaw the implementation of SAP in Tanzania. 


Her efforts at Maersk saw her graduating amongst the top 10% in the programme. This grounding cemented her deep interest in the world of finance where she obtained a wide variety of experience from various positions she held throughout the sector. 

One of Katherine’s goals is to encourage more transparency in financial services and to empower financially those who are planning for their retirement. She is well versed in the subjects of equity release, home reversion, mortgages and aged care. As a member of EveryInvestor’s editorial team, she also contributes articles on the topics of mental health and general well-being.   

For more information on her articles and all-things financial, you can message Katherine at katherine@everyinvestor.co.uk



Most Recent Articles

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Pros & Cons of Equity Release

As you get older, you may discover that you need to supplement your income. One option is to withdraw some money from the value of your property while continuing to live there, referred to as equity release. Sounds too good to be true? Without this crucial knowledge on equity release firms to avoid in ,

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Introducing Equity Release on a Freehold Flat

Equity release plans were once only available to homeowners who had mortgages, but now anyone can use them so long as they have enough equity in their home. This article will explore equity release on freehold flats and how it can be an attractive option to help you fund your retirement without having to sell

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Equity Release Criteria

Without this crucial knowledge on equity release criteria to look out for in , you may find yourself tied into an equity release plan that you regret! While equity release solutions are safer than ever, unregulated lenders will only assist you take a step back rather than unlocking the key to your retirement aspirations. Fortunately,

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Saga Equity Release Review

Saga Equity Release

Are You Considering Saga Equity Release? What are the Pros & Cons? What are the Costs? Discover If Saga Lifetime Mortgage Schemes are for You.

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Ashfords Equity Release Review

Ashfords Equity Release

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: It’s REALLY hard to choose the best equity release provider with all the choices available. Or is it? Is Ashfords equity release the best? The companies we profile, including Ashfords are the best in the business to help you unlock the cash tied into your home.

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Is Equity Release Safe?

With more than £4.8bn in property wealth being released in 2021, you’ve likely heard of these retirement products sweeping the UK nation. But we bet you are wondering, is equity release safe? Fortunately, we have compiled some vital information to answer this burning question. Through reading this article, you’ll discover: If equity release is a

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