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 to Compare Health Insurance Image
19th May 2014

How to Compare Health Insurance

Private Medical Insurance can seem a little complex and confusing so itrsquo;s little wonder some of us shy away from taking time to compare health insurance quotes when it comes to looking for cover.

Engage Mutual Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Engage Over 50s Life Cover Plus Plan Image
10th May 2014

Engage Mutual Over 50 Life Insurance Review – The Engage Over 50s Life Cover Plus Plan

Now named One Family, our over 50s life insurance experts review what was Engage Mutual’s over 50s life cover. Read all our reviews to compare over 50 plans and find the best deal.

The Bright Side of the Big Send Off Image
08th May 2014

The Bright Side of the Big Send Off

Billy Connollys the Big Send Off on ITV showed us how we can look at the bright side of life

The Legacy of Prostate Cancer Image
11th Apr 2014

The Legacy of Prostate Cancer

Ive had prostate cancer, sometimes it feels like someone else is in the room: do you remember Randel amp; Hopkirk

Let’s talk about death baby Image
03rd Apr 2014

Let’s talk about death baby

Guessed it yet? Yep thatrsquo;s right; wersquo;re all going to die. Donrsquo;t stop reading just because I got all serious and mentioned the lsquo;Drsquo; word

How to avoid the Golden Charter Price Increase Image
02nd Apr 2014

How to avoid the Golden Charter Price Increase

Prices Frozen - You can buy Golden Charter funeral plans at 2013 prices with Over50choices for a limited time only

Compare funeral plans and save money Image
28th Mar 2014

Compare funeral plans and save money

Comparing funeral plans can be a daunting task with so many to choose from, so let help you make the right choice

Is there an Over 60 Life Insurance Plan? Image
12th Mar 2014

Is there an Over 60 Life Insurance Plan?

I frequently get asked whether there is a specific Over 60 Life Insurance plan available, that offers different benefits and terms than the guaranteed over 50 plan.

What do Billy Connolly and Ashley Shepherd have in Common? Image
06th Mar 2014

What do Billy Connolly and Ashley Shepherd have in Common?

Billy Connolly#39;s Big Send Off is on TV in May. The Big Yin had prostate cancer and now has Parkinson#39;s, Life isnt fair!

Funeral Insurance – Help with funeral costs Image
20th Feb 2014

Funeral Insurance – Help with funeral costs

I have previously written a blog explaining the options when looking for funeral insurance, namely prepaid funeral plans and Over 50s life insurance, but how do you know which one to choose?

Funeral Plan Review Part 5 – Liberty Funeral Plans from Funeral Planning Services Image
12th Feb 2014

Funeral Plan Review Part 5 – Liberty Funeral Plans from Funeral Planning Services

Funeral Plan Review for Liberty Funeral Plans from Funeral Planning Service Part 5. To see all reviews click here

Funeral Plan Review Part 2 – Golden Leaves Image
21st Jan 2014

Funeral Plan Review Part 2 – Golden Leaves

In the 2nd of my funeral plan reviews, I take a closer look at the prepaid plans on offer with Golden Leaves; who has launched a number of innovative funeral planning options

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