Financial expert Peter Sharkey says equity release is a great way to afford bucket list items during retirement

OPINION: Using equity release to achieve life goals
The dreams we once harboured during our salad days are usually superseded by the time we reach middle age. The onset of grey hair invariably results in our ambitions becoming tempered and more pragmatic. Though this is not to say we shrink our horizons –instead, most of us set ourselves more realistic and achievable targets. With more time on our hands, we can tackle projects that would have been impossible 20 years ago.