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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

Education

Most Recent Articles

Retirement Interest Only (RIO) Mortgage Calculator

Do you want to boost your retirement income but don’t know where to begin? Why not opt for a retirement interest-only mortgage (RIO)?  With an RIO, you can access tax-free cash locked up in your home and only pay fixed interest installments monthly with no repayment term. Sounds too good to be true? Through this

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What’s a Home Reversion?

Home reversion makes it possible to live in your property rent-free and sell it for a tax-free lump sum at the same time. You’re probably thinking, this sounds too good to be true. Well, the good news is, it’s not! This could be the saving grace you’ve been searching for to combat retirement financial worries. 

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Lifetime Mortgages & High Street Banks

Equity release is bigger than it’s ever been in the UK. What this has meant for the industry is that larger banks are cottoning on to the idea of allowing clients over the age of 55 to unlock the cash tied into their estates. Behold, the High street banks! One of the big guys who’ve

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Reviewing Your Equity Release Plan: Tips for Retirement

It’s natural to want to live out your retirement years in peace and security, but you need to make sure that you have the right financial plan in place. One thing that many people overlook when they are considering their options is equity release plans. Equity release plans provide a way for retirees who own

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