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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
Writing a Will & what is Prepaid Probate? Image
27th Oct 2015

Writing a Will & what is Prepaid Probate?

Writing a will allows you to keep control of your assets after you die. Prepaid probate could save your estate money. Read more

What are green funerals? Image
14th Oct 2015

What are green funerals?

An environmentally friendly or green funeral is an alternative to a traditional funeral

Why Energy Users Should Compare Prices Image
08th Oct 2015

Why Energy Users Should Compare Prices

Switching energy supplier has never been easier, whilst competition between the energy suppliers has never been greater.

British Expats Beware: Investment Advisers Can Seriously Damage Your Wealth Image
30th Sep 2015

British Expats Beware: Investment Advisers Can Seriously Damage Your Wealth

British Expats who have lost money falling prey to some shady advisers employing dubious investment strategies

Bucket List Favourites for the Over 50s Image
28th Sep 2015

Bucket List Favourites for the Over 50s

If you are fifty plus here are some of the favourite bucket list entries for the over 50s.

What is Peer to Peer lending? Image
21st Aug 2015

What is Peer to Peer lending?

Peer to peer lending is the practice of individuals lending to each other without a bank or loan company

The Financial Cost of Repatriation Image
14th Aug 2015

The Financial Cost of Repatriation

One of the most significant costs is the repatriation of the deceasedrsquo;s body back to the UK

The Rise of the Mature Adventurer Image
13th Aug 2015

The Rise of the Mature Adventurer

If you think that adventure holidays are reserved for the younger generation you need to think again

Does your pet get better healthcare than you? Image
12th Aug 2015

Does your pet get better healthcare than you?

Does paying for your pet#39;s healthcare make a difference?

The Rising Cost of Family Insurance Image
10th Aug 2015

The Rising Cost of Family Insurance

Family insurance helps to protect your family from a whole host of potential hazards: Read more here

How to fund future care costs Image
05th Aug 2015

How to fund future care costs

Anyone who is paying for care and is affected by this deferral it will now be necessary to consider alternative sources of funding

Planning your funeral when living in Spain Image
03rd Aug 2015

Planning your funeral when living in Spain

When living in Spain planning your funeral may not be top or your list, but repatriation costs can be expensive

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