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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.  

Education

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. 

Experience

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

Expertise

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Most Recent Articles

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Later Life Mortgages

Have you heard of a later life mortgage?  If not, you could be missing out on accessing a life-changing amount of tax-free money tied up in your home! More than £4.8bn worth of property value has been unlocked through later life mortgages in the last year alone and you could be next.  Could you do

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Home Reversion Calculator

Have you avoided looking into home reversion because you don’t know how much you can get? In the ever-changing world of equity release, it’s difficult to know what to expect. Why not use a home reversion calculator and get an almost instant estimate on how much money you can release with home reversion? In our

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Reverse Mortgage Calculator

Reverse Mortgage Calculator Don’t waste more time!  Use our accurate reverse mortgage calculator today and find out how much cash your property could contribute towards your retirement. The sooner you find out how much cash you can release from your property, the sooner you can make informed financial decisions. In this article, we’ll help you

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Equity Release to Pay off A Mortgage

Mortgage payments are the most common form of debt faced by retirees. Did you know that 1 in 6 people are still paying off their mortgage past the age of 65? Why struggle through retirement when there is a simple solution to your problems? Releasing the equity built up in your home over the years

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Equity Release to Pay for Care

Medical and care costs frequently arise as we age, yet our income drops and we’re often forced to move to government care facilities. If that sounds like a nightmare, but you can’t afford to pay for care at home, we’ve got some exciting news for you. You can your property value pay for care, while

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Equity Release With a Mortgage

Equity Release with an Existing Mortgage

Are you a retiree who’s heard of equity release, but your existing mortgage is stopping you from applying? Current statistics show that 1 in every 6 UK retirees will be paying a mortgage until they’re over 65. Don’t get stuck in the same situation! We’re here to guide you as to how you can get

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