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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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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

Don’t Mistake Your EHIC Card for Travel Insurance Image
29th Jul 2015

Don’t Mistake Your EHIC Card for Travel Insurance

The European Health Insurance Card, also known as the EHIC, which was introduced in June 2004 to provide reciprocal arrangements for medical treatment

Children Can Bank on Mum and Dad Image
28th Jul 2015

Children Can Bank on Mum and Dad

bank of mum and dad is playing an increasingly prominent role in providing financial assistance to children.

Where there's a Will Image
08th Jul 2015

Where there's a Will

It may surprise you to learn that over 8 million UK adults aged fifty or over have not made a will

Aged 50 Plus? It’s Time to Review Your Insurance Image
06th Jul 2015

Aged 50 Plus? It’s Time to Review Your Insurance

A review of your insurance needs when you reach 50 is likely to produce mixed results, read more to find out why

What would your ‘dream funeral’ be like? Image
02nd Jun 2015

What would your ‘dream funeral’ be like?

Brits dream funeral revealed in new survey by Over50choices. Read more

Mortgages for over 50s – what are the options? Image
12th May 2015

Mortgages for over 50s – what are the options?

Some mortgage lenders find it hard to assess these borrowers under the new affordability rules

2014 Care Act explained in new “Funding the Cost of Care” guide Image
28th Apr 2015

2014 Care Act explained in new “Funding the Cost of Care” guide

The 2014 Care Act was widely hailed a landmark of British social care as it defines social care needs across Britain, however,

Is the funeral time bomb about to explode? Image
24th Apr 2015

Is the funeral time bomb about to explode?

However, the so called funeral time bomb is unlikely to explode in my view....read more here

Deep cleaning tips for obsessive cleaners Image
09th Apr 2015

Deep cleaning tips for obsessive cleaners

You might choose to call in domestic cleaners on a regular basis or you might decide a DIY deep clean is the only way to go

How to compare the best ISA rates on the market Image
09th Apr 2015

How to compare the best ISA rates on the market

Itrsquo;s essential to shop around to get the best ISA deal and one thatrsquo;s right for you. Herersquo;s how to compare the best ISA products and services on the market

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