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Ashley Shepherd is the founder and managing director at Over50choices. With over 30 years’ experience in financial services, he has held senior roles in building societies, banks and insurance companies.

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Is Equity Release a good idea and is it safe? Image
05th Aug 2022

Is Equity Release a good idea and is it safe?

Equity release could be a good idea if you’re 55 or older and want extra money for retirement, home or garden improvements or perhaps to help family financially. But is it safe? We take a look to help you decide.

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05th Jul 2022

How much equity can I release from my home?

The maximum amount of equity you can release from your home can be as high as 60% of the property value. Read more here.

How much is private health insurance going to cost me? Image
18th Jun 2022

How much is private health insurance going to cost me?

We look at how much health insurance could cost you. Compare prices an plans. Read more

Your equity release questions answered Image
09th Jun 2022

Your equity release questions answered

We answer your equity release questions. Equity release is growing in popularity and if you're 55+ could help you release cash from your home. Start your research here.

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04th Jun 2022

Direct cremation frequently asked questions

We answer all of your direct cremation questions. The simple cremation that is growing in popularity. Start your research here.

Equity release companies to avoid in 2022 Image
23rd May 2022

Equity release companies to avoid in 2022

This is a must read if you're considering equity release. We look at the horror stories and companies to avoid. Read more.

What is Martin Lewis advice on pension drawdown? Image
09th May 2022

What is Martin Lewis advice on pension drawdown?

Money saving expert Martin Lewis offers pension advice to all ages. We take a look at what he says about pension drawdown.

What can I use Equity Release For? Image
03rd Feb 2022

What can I use Equity Release For?

The Key Equity Release Report 2021 highlights the key uses of equity release in 2021. Read our summary, it could give you some ideas if your are considering release equity from your home.

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03rd Oct 2021

Are Funeral Plans better than Over 50s Life Insurance?

Is a prepaid funeral plan or over 50 life insurance better for you? We compare the two, to help you decide. Read on and get a quote for both options.

Choosing a funeral plan for your parents Image
01st Oct 2021

Choosing a funeral plan for your parents

Are you helping your parent choose a prepaid funeral plan? Single of joint funeral plans are available. Find out mroe and get a quote today.

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06th Aug 2021

What is no medical life insurance?

Could no-medical life insurance be the answer to your worries about getting life cover later in life? Find out now and get a quote from the UK’s leading insurers.

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14th Jul 2021

Joint Funeral Plans a Cheaper Way to Prepay

Are you aware of your options when it comes to joint funeral plans? They may save you money.

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