​Direct cremations to double in the next five years

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2018 10:33 BST

With soaring funeral costs and changing attitudes, 1 in 5 people in the UK will choose direct cremation instead of a traditional funeral in the next five years says a leading industry expert.

​Looking good in the afterlife is more important to Millennials than family photos

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 17:12 BST

New research* has supported the old adage that we get more sentimental as we get older, with 78% of the over 65s wanting to take family pictures with them into the afterlife, compared to just half of the 18-24 age group.

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Ashley Shepherd is Managing Director at over 50s later life planning specialist Over50choices.co.uk. Prior to this Shepherd was... Show more

About Over50choices

Giving the Over50's choices for finance, insurance and utilities

Over50choices.co.uk is an online comparison site specialising in funeral planning and life insurance for the Over 50s. We offer a wide range of personal finance products and utility services. Quite simply we give you 'choices'!

Our objective is to present simple, easy to read information and guides that help you put plans in place and make more informed financial decisions.

We are Independent, meaning that we are not owned by any corporate companies and offer products and services we believe can help make a difference.


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