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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.

Ashley Shepherd
Sun Life Funeral Plan Review Image
22nd Aug 2016

Sun Life Funeral Plan Review

Its worth pointing out that the Sun Life funeral plan is not to be confused with the Sun Life Guaranteed Over 50 Plan

What to consider when comparing health insurance Image
19th Aug 2016

What to consider when comparing health insurance

The choice of health insurance provider is clearly important, so what needs to be considered as you compare health insurance schemes on offer

Don't automatically renew: compare car insurance quotes Image
19th Aug 2016

Don't automatically renew: compare car insurance quotes

And securing that good value for money means shopping around and comparing car insurance quotes.

How to find the best energy deals Image
18th Aug 2016

How to find the best energy deals

The key to finding the best deals, whether buying your energy or any other goods or services, is to make a careful comparison of the prices

Which is better joint or single life policies? Image
18th Aug 2016

Which is better joint or single life policies?

The pros and cons of joint life insurance compared with separate life insurance policies mean that you may want to consider carefully your own personal needs

Living and dying in Spain Image
11th Aug 2016

Living and dying in Spain

The short answer is that dying in Spain is for official purposes, a rather different amp; more complicated process than it is in the UK

Don't buy cheap health insurance! Image
10th Aug 2016

Don't buy cheap health insurance!

There may be a reason for choosing health insurance. In that case, whatrsquo;s the danger in buying cheap health insurance?

Is life insurance for over 50's worth it? Image
09th Aug 2016

Is life insurance for over 50's worth it?

What is life insurance for over 50s? You need to be at least 50 years of age, unlike term life insurance, though, it pays out the assured cash benefit whenever you die

News round up - July 2016 Image
26th Jul 2016

News round up - July 2016

Read our July 2016 monthly news round up affecting the fifty plus age group

Do I need health insurance? Image
20th Jul 2016

Do I need health insurance?

Do I need health insurance? Is a question a lot of people ask. Will the NHS look after me or is it worth paying for health insurance

Releasing equity from your home is scary Image
15th Jul 2016

Releasing equity from your home is scary

On the face of it, its a pretty scary prospect ndash; taking out a mortgage on the home you live in once you have passed the age of 55

Mind the income gap Image
07th Jul 2016

Mind the income gap

A new study has revealed that 42% of UK respondents have experienced income loss due to serious illness, yet just one in five Brits have income insurance protection

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