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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
Where is your head on prepaid funeral plans? Image
11th Jun 2014

Where is your head on prepaid funeral plans?

Only 7% of those surveyed said they had already bought a funeral plan but 56% said they had considered it but not got around to doing anything

Who pays for Long Term Care Costs? Image
10th Jun 2014

Who pays for Long Term Care Costs?

With annual costs of around pound;30,000, who exactly is responsible when it comes to paying long term care costs

What is Deprivation of Assets? Image
09th Jun 2014

What is Deprivation of Assets?

Deprivation of assets is a term used to describe the process of reducing your assets to avoid them being included in a local authority means test

So how do you feel about paying for a funeral on your credit card? Image
05th Jun 2014

So how do you feel about paying for a funeral on your credit card?

Paying for a funeral on a credit card was the largest amp; most frequent purchase in 2013 - how will you pay for yours?

Understanding the Funeral Planning Mine Field Image
04th Jun 2014

Understanding the Funeral Planning Mine Field

So how can you be sure of choosing the best funeral prepayment option in this confusing Minefield?

Shepherds Friendly Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Over 50s Life Plan Image
03rd Jun 2014

Shepherds Friendly Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Over 50s Life Plan

The final review of the series looks at the Shepherds Friendly Over 50s Life Insurance plan. Review amp; get Quotes

Ageas Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Ageas Over 50s Plan Image
30th May 2014

Ageas Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Ageas Over 50s Plan

The fifth part of my Over 50 Life Insurance Review is all about the Ageas Over 50s Life Cover Plan

Healthy Living for the Over 50s Image
29th May 2014

Healthy Living for the Over 50s

Letrsquo;s face it, whether you are over 50, over 60 or 70, healthy living can be tough.

Will the local authority and taxman take your money? Image
29th May 2014

Will the local authority and taxman take your money?

Inheritance tax could take up to 40% of your estate but if you need long term care the Local Authority can take everything!

The many faces of Equity Release Mortgages Image
28th May 2014

The many faces of Equity Release Mortgages

Releasing equity from your home has never been better regulated and is growing in popularity

Is the Income Protection Insurance Market Broken? Image
27th May 2014

Is the Income Protection Insurance Market Broken?

The report goes on to say that only 8% of families have any form of income protection insurance.

Do you haggle for the best travel money exchange rate? Image
27th May 2014

Do you haggle for the best travel money exchange rate?

Looking for the best travel money deal? Take care; the exchange rate may not be what it seems!

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