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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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Funeral Plan Review Part 1 – Golden Charter Image
10th Jan 2014

Funeral Plan Review Part 1 – Golden Charter

Golden Charter Funeral Plans Review by Ashley Shepherd MD Over50choices

Funeral Plan Review – The UKs leading Funeral Plan Providers Image
13th Dec 2013

Funeral Plan Review – The UKs leading Funeral Plan Providers

Introductory UK Funeral Plan Review article. Read the full series to find the best funeral plan for you

Can a Prepaid Funeral Plan Really be an Investment? Image
30th Oct 2013

Can a Prepaid Funeral Plan Really be an Investment?

If you were to think about investment possibilities, a prepaid funeral plan would probably never enter your head. If you were to consider all the ways you can help your children through life, buying a prepaid funeral plan I am guessing wouldnrsquo;t be high on your agenda. If you were wanting to put plans in place that would protect your family, a prepaid funeral plan would quite possibly be the furthest thing from your mind. So can a Prepaid Funeral Plan really be an investment and how?

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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