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You have got to agree, Jeff is right!
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Stop Jurassic World insurers ruining pension party 
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Insurance companies are stuck in a time warp and are oblivious to the mantra that dictates the customer is now king. They’re dinosaurs.
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Brits dream funeral revealed in new survey!
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According to some lenders, if you want to take out a mortgage which will end after your 65th birthday, then the answer may be “No, you are too old for a mortgage”. 

At a time when more people’s retirements are healthier and longer than before, it seems odd that financial choices in later life are being limited in this way. If you intend to continue working and not retire, then you may encounter issues with the type of work you do and its sustainability in later life. For example physical manual labour into your eighties may not be viable or if you choose to offer consultancy then the fluctuation of your pay may make it harder to prove your mortgage is affordable.
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#over50lifeinsurance  can be used for any purpose but the most popular is to help with #funeralcosts  

Take a look at this guide to help you decide whether this type of insurance is right for you
Over50Choices - 10 top tips for saving money on choosing your Over 50s Life Insurance
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Interesting article by +jeff prestridge in the Mail: Protection insurance should form part of most families' financial armoury
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My interest in the Clarkes stems from the fact that they are guinea pigs in an experiment called Seven Families
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#Funeralcosts have been soaring for over 10 years, so it’s hard to imagine a bleaker picture; can prices really continue to increase any faster or indeed any higher than they have already? Well according to the International Longevity Centre (ILC), yes they can. 

A recent report by the ILC states that after decades of a falling death rate in the UK, things are about to be reversed as the cohort of older baby boomers reaches later life, which will in turn increase the death rate by 20% and as a result, this could push up funeral costs even further.

http://www.over50choices.co.uk/community/ashleys-blog/postid/262/is-the-funeral-time-bomb-about-to-explode
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That's a tad shocking!

I understand the #insurancecompanies  not being fully  ready, but to make unreasonable charges and delays in unforgiveable!
Major problems at financial firms have left people hoping to get access to their retirement cash under new rules that came into force in April stymied by companies’ lack of readiness for the changes.
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What would your "dream funeral" be like?

We have all heard of dream holidays or dream weddings but if money were no object, what would you plan for your ‘dream funeral’? 

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If you have a #wordpress  site and looking for some financial service calculators here is a #funeralcalculator  that you can plugin for free
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If you are looking for a #funeralplan  take a look at this guide helping you to decide whether they are for you
Over50choices Top 10 Tips on Choosing the Best Prepaid Funeral Plan
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It wasn’t my idea to write a book.

My cousin, a professional author, suggested I do it. At the time he was halfway through a four book series portraying survivors in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by the virus-reanimated undead, so I was sceptical about his suggestion.

I toyed with the idea for a few months – an undertaker’s memoir I mean, not an undead apocalypse - but I still wasn’t enthusiastic. 

http://www.over50choices.co.uk/community/ashleys-blog/postid/264/self-publish-and-be-damned
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Over 50s personal finance expert
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After 30 years of corporate life in financial services, I set up Over50choices: an online company for the Over 50s giving them choices to help make better decisions.

We offer a wealth of information & guides, plus a range of comparison tools in order to find the best deal that meets their needs.

You won't find any jargon on the site, just good plain English, explaining your choices in simple terms.
  • Over 50 Life Insurance
  • Funeral Plans
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Equity Release
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Home Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Term Insurance
You can also check out my Blog where I write at least 3 times a week.

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