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The meaning of god

Michael Bolton’s new lender Edeus has sparked a war of words among the classicists in the mortgage market.

Money Marketing was inundated with emails after being told by one classicist that Edeus means “from God”.

Other Latin “experts” insist it means “away from God”, with one wondering whether that means Bolton’s mortgages are from the devil.

What is not in doubt is that Bolton has hailed himself as the self-proclaimed god of the mortgage market, but as one influential industry figure put it: “I thought Ray Boulger was the god of the mortgage market.”


Thoresen urges move away from indemnity

Aegon UK chief executive Otto Thoresen is warning product providers are in danger of cannibalising each other’s businesses and says they need to move away from indemnity commission. He says Aegon will continue paying indemnity to support advisers, particularly at a time when there is short-term need, but even advisers who rely on the cash […]


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