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Tips on dealing with cold calls

Picture the scene… you have just got home from work after a busy day and ready to sit down to watch your favourite tv show when the phone rings…You  are not expecting anyone to call and then you answer only Read more…


What to expect on Jury Service

Jury service Have you ever been selected for Jury service – if not I imagine you know someone who has? Perhaps you have always wanted to be  part of the process or simply have no interest and would hate it. Read more…


Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty Nest Syndrome Empty nest syndrome is a feeling of grief and loneliness parents may feel when their children leave home for the first time. Some common situations are – when children leave to live on their own or to Read more…


Thinking of taking in a Lodger?

Thinking of taking in a Lodger? Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is  by taking in a lodger.  This is currently Read more…


Supermarket shopping money saving tips

Below are just a few tips to help you with Supermarket shopping Planning  I cannot stress enough as the saying goes …when you fail to plan you plan to fail.


50 Shades of Grey (Hair)

Are brave enough to ditch the dye and show your grey hair? Women over 50 in the workforce often feel they need to dress and appear younger to their youthful colleagues.  But is this really necessary?


Safety tips in and around your home

Safety tips in and around your home.  According to the 2011 Census it was confirmed that  there are around 17 percent of over 50s who now live by themselves.  I am quite sure this has now increased. I set out Read more…


Divorce after 50

  Divorce at any age can feel daunting and scary. For those of us at a more mature age it can be more so. We may have given a good many years looking and caring for the one we are Read more…


Tips for viewing a new property

Tips on viewing a new property can help you make the right house move choice. Moving Home can be one of the most stressful things in life. You may be looking for a new home for many different reasons and Read more…


How to spot a dating site scammer

  How to spot  a dating site scammer is not easy but some tips below can help you avoid meeting the wrong people.   Dating can be fun but there are a lot of scammers out there. Here are a Read more…