Ashley's blog

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
How old is too old for life insurance? Image
07th Jul 2016

How old is too old for life insurance?

In fact, you are never too old - or too young - to think about your life insurance needs

Local funeral directors - how to find one Image
13th Jun 2016

Local funeral directors - how to find one

Searching for a local funeral director is not something you day every day and hopefully not one you will need to do very often.

The cost of car insurance is rising. … here's how to save money Image
01st Jun 2016

The cost of car insurance is rising. … here's how to save money

Compare car insurance quotes when your car insurance renewal is due before you buy. Read more

Over 50s life insurance and funeral planning Image
31st May 2016

Over 50s life insurance and funeral planning

Over 50s life insurance and funeral planning are often considered together but there are differences you should be aware of

Are you spending more than you need to on energy? Image
27th May 2016

Are you spending more than you need to on energy?

We make comparing the best energy deals simple and straight forward: see our energy saving tips

Worried about the NHS?  Consider private health insurance Image
26th May 2016

Worried about the NHS? Consider private health insurance

Against this background and very real fears many are turning to private health insurance

The Changing Face of Obituaries Image
18th May 2016

The Changing Face of Obituaries

Obituaries are no longer in newspapers, online obituaries through social media amp; websites are increasing in popularity

What Will Your Eulogy Say? Image
10th May 2016

What Will Your Eulogy Say?

How to write a eulogy, an important part of most funeral amp; memorial services is the eulogy

Dying Matters the Big Conversation Image
27th Apr 2016

Dying Matters the Big Conversation

Dying Matters Big Conversation Week starts 9th May, but anytime is a good time, no matter how big or small it is

How prepared are you if your partner died tomorrow? Image
22nd Apr 2016

How prepared are you if your partner died tomorrow?

When it comes to the death of a partner our blinkered approach to the impact it will almost certainly have on our lives

A lack of bereavement support for those who need it most Image
31st Mar 2016

A lack of bereavement support for those who need it most

Its not difficult to see why the maximum payout of pound;700 from the Social Funeral Fund is demisery.

Worst ISA savings rates for years Image
11th Mar 2016

Worst ISA savings rates for years

An increasing number of older savers are now looking at prepaid funeral plans

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