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  1. Is It Worth Buying A New Car In Your 50s?

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    When you are young, buying your first car is one of those exciting milestones. But as you get older and you keep replacing your cars, it becomes more of an annoying expense that you have to fit into your budget somewhere. Now that you are in your 50s, you might start thinking differently about buying a new car.  If your car is on its last legs, replacing it isn’t necessarily the best thing to do. It’s a lot of money to spend, so you should consider whether it’s the right option before you jump into anything. Think about what you can afford, how much you need a car, and how long you will continue driving for. So, should you buy...
  2. What To Consider When Developing Property

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    Property development is an option many consider to build assets alongside pensions. Developing property is an exciting job and has the potential to help you increase your earnings over time. However, being a property developer takes a lot of hard work and you need a strategy in place if you’re going to do it right and succeed. There’s so much to think about when you’re first getting started. You need to prioritise where to focus your time and attention the most. Learn what to consider when developing property and factors to weigh and contemplate before and during moving forward with a project. Location Location, location, location. It’s important that you consider the location or area you plan to...
  3. This Summer’s Must Have Items For Different Activities

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      The weather is getting warmer, people are putting away their jumpers and boots and getting out their flip flops and shorts ready to enjoy the sun. As the world returns to some form of normality you can feel the excitement in the air for summer this year. Everyone wants to make it a summer to remember, laugh, have fun, see family and friends and make memories to last a lifetime. There are some things you can get to make sure you are enjoying every moment this summer. Being outside in nature is so good for your mental health and happiness. When it is sunnier people just seem happier. It makes you want to spend more time outdoors, it makes you want to make plans and do new things....
  4. Retirement stripped me of my identity, volunteer tutoring helped me redefine it

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    Article by Sarah Barnes                            After 24 years teaching including 12 as a headteacher in primary schools in Shoreham, West Sussex and Totterdown, Bristol, 66 year old Sarah Barnes found it difficult to settle into retirement, she missed teaching and the day to day interaction with young people. So Sarah signed up as a volunteer tutor with Action Tutoring an education charity whose vision is a world in which no child’s life chances are limited by their background. She rediscovered her purpose in life and hasn’t looked back since and is urging other retirees to join her. What sparked your interest in volunteering? “When I first retired I felt like I had lost my identity. I loved my teaching...
  5. 5 Best Online Shopping UK Sites & Fashion Boutiques 2021

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    Online shopping certainly opens up your fashion experiences by offering a wide range of brands right at your fingertips. But, it is also true that not all online shopping and fashion sites can offer you the best results. Hence, you’ve to filter a few best sites to help you save your time and money. Read the article to find out the best UK online shopping sites 2021.  #1: PrettyLittleThing  Pretty Little Thing is an online retail shop that has to offer celebrity-inspired clothing. Excitingly, clothes are available at a fraction of the cost. Name any big brand product and you will easily end up finding it on this site. Pretty Little Thing was founded in 2012 as an accessory shop. Later, this brand flourished as one...
  6. What is the UK’s Favourite Dog?

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        The UK is a nation of dog-lovers. With easy access to the countryside for dog walks, plenty of pet-friendly pubs, and cold winters which lend themselves to cosy pup cuddles – there are plenty of reasons why so many Brits crave canine companionship. With so many breeds to pick from, and each pet-owner having their personal preferences, is there a dog that captures the country’s heart? Favourite Dog Personal injury specialist found that the Labrador Retriever was the UK’s favourite dog. This was across all ages and locations. They are known for their friendly, active, and outgoing nature so it makes perfect sense that us Brits love Labrador Retriever’s so much. Coming in as the second favourite was the Cockapoo, which are affectionate breeds...
  7. Lifestyle After 50: What Should Be Changed

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    Your life is not a problem to be solved but a gift to be opened. Many people only realize this when they turn 50. It is a very good age for new achievements and changes. Half of the way has been passed, but you still have the opportunity to enjoy every day and amaze others with your determination and activity. Here are some things that need to be changed in your life after 50. Travel Somewhere You’ve Never Been How long have you been denying yourself travel, justifying it with family responsibilities or lack of time? Now is the best time to visit another country, see new landscapes and do something incredible. You already have some money to allow yourself to see all those wonders of the world that you...
  8. 6 Ways to Get to Grips With Current Trends

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    The modern trends change lightning fast. The younger generation spends their free time online by exploring the current trends and making new ones. However, most people over the 50s are not used to spending all their free time staring at smartphones’ screens but still want to stay updated with the latest trends. If you’re one of them, this post will be helpful for you. Down below, you will discover how to get to grips with current trends. Absorb Information from the Internet We live in the digital age. The amount of content created and information shared over the Internet is increasing every day. If you want to keep yourself updated about the latest trends, you should become an avid learner and consume tons of information like a sponge. Feel...
  9. Great Career Choices For The Physically Active

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    If you are looking at changing up careers, and you are wondering how to make the right decisions around it, one way is to think about how physically active you would like to be in your ideal job. Some people would prefer to sit at a desk all day. But if you are the kind of person who prefers to be up on your feet or otherwise moving around during the day, then there are many job options you might want to consider where you can do that. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the best career moves for such an individual. Nurse If you would like...
  10. New Year Challenge Day 12 to Stay Fabulous Over 50 in Lockdown: Who do you think you are?

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon As we begin Day 12 of the challenge, I am suggesting that you find out more about who you are – where did those many talents originate? We inherit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted. Each of us contains within this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise. – Edward Sellner When we entered lockdown in November I decided to research my family tree. On the basis that I wouldn’t be able to do any socialising, and reading in the garden wasn’t as attractive a proposition as it had been during the summer, I decided to take the opportunity to...
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