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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
The New Current Account Switch Service - 5 Easy Steps to Switching Bank Account Image
16th Sep 2013

The New Current Account Switch Service - 5 Easy Steps to Switching Bank Account

Unless yoursquo;ve avoided the news completely for the last couple of days you will no doubt have seen the latest headlines about the new Current Account Switch Service which launches today. The free service backed by the Current Account Switch Guarantee aims to make the process of switching your current bank account easier, safer, hassle free and quick; reducing the time it takes to only 7 days.

What happens when you have to look after your parents instead of them looking after you? Image
02nd Sep 2013

What happens when you have to look after your parents instead of them looking after you?

There comes a point in most of our lives when instead of your parents being there to look after you and help you through lifersquo;s ups and downs, the roles become reversed. As your parents age, it falls to you to help look after them and there is a great deal to consider to try to ensure they have a happy, healthy and financially secure old age.

Whatever you do, shop around! Image
09th Jul 2013

Whatever you do, shop around!

Can you believe by taking time to shop around and compare car insurance quotes this morning, I managed to half next yearrsquo;s premium

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