Archive | January, 2012

Get Up and Go – February

See our new-look Get Up And Go – Follow our columnist, Hunter Davies. Check out our great ideas for health, home and lifestyle. Read our interviews with stars of stage and screen. Find out what events are hot and what’s not in the coming month. See what our money writers have to say about the best […]

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I couldn’t live without… My gadgets

DJ Tony Blackburn, the first voice on Radio 1 We thought you’d choose an old Temptations record, but you’re waxing lyrical about the iPhone. Keeping up to date has kept me going. Years ago, I had one of the first satellite dishes in the country; it was 1.9 metres across and it revolved in the […]

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From the silver screen to the Street

He’s played presidents, conmen, billionaires and spies, and off-set Robert Vaughn is equally happy in a variety of roles – author, academic, teacher and, most of all, actor Even by the very starry standards set by celebrity CVs, Robert Vaughn’s employment record is something of a blockbuster in its own right. He’s the star of […]

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Here’s how to stop worrying about your retirement finances

Investors Chronicle recommends RetireEasy in their Tips of the Year 2012 “If you have a large budget, you could get a chartered financial planner to do a holistic portfolio review,” says Moira O’Neill from Investors Chronicle. “Alternatively, a cheaper service is available from www.retireeasy.co.uk. The online software programme enables you to input all your financial […]

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Say goodbye to Blighty

Today’s retirees are looking for more than a quiet life on the coast. For many, a Gallic lifestyle offers that certain je ne sais quoi… Retirement used to mean buying a bungalow on the British coast, but many of today’s active older homeowners prefer the thought of a gîte or a finca in the sun. […]

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