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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
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.

Choosing an Equity Release Scheme - our top 10 tips Image
03rd Sep 2015

Choosing an Equity Release Scheme - our top 10 tips

How do you choose the right equity release scheme when it#39;s a once in a lifetime decision to make?

The rising cost of funerals Image
31st Aug 2015

The rising cost of funerals

By 2025 funeral costs will exceed pound;6,000 ndash; you can see for yourself by using our funeral calculator.

Choosing Health Insurance: our top 10 tips Image
27th Aug 2015

Choosing Health Insurance: our top 10 tips

Looking for a private health insurance plan can seem quite daunting - where do you start?

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

Funeral Plan Review Part 6 – Age UK Image
20th Aug 2015

Funeral Plan Review Part 6 – Age UK

The Age UK Funeral Plan is provided by one of the companies we work with Dignity Read more

The Heat Is On As Cremation Costs Soar By 30% Image
19th Aug 2015

The Heat Is On As Cremation Costs Soar By 30%

Cremation costs have risen by a third since 2010 from pound;475 to pound;640 Find out more

Pay Off Your Mortgage With Equity Release Image
18th Aug 2015

Pay Off Your Mortgage With Equity Release

Many are turning to equity release schemes to help them to pay off their mortgages, find out why

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

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