HOW TO MAX YOUR SIXTIES BY PAT MITCHELL Wise up about money. In my 40s, at the end of a relationship, I learnt I wasn’t on the deeds of the house I paid for in equal parts. Learn from my cautionary tale. Today, I hire a financial manager.Get in the room where decisions are made.Identify your beauty/fashion Achilles heel and sort it. Now is the time to cast off things that don’t work for you.Edit your address book — stick with the fountains (life-affirming people), not the drains.Remember as older women, we are the ‘supermajority’. Mentor younger women.Support women in Parliament or stand as an MP yourself.Marry a properly supportive man, or stay happily single.If you’re in a long-term relationship, rewrite your vows every seven years, setting out what you pledge to do for each other. In my relationship they have changed over the years, but it keeps us more balanced about who does what for whom. … [Read more...] about She’s a top CEO and serial glassceiling smasher, who interviewed Fidel Castro in her swimsuit and is best friends with Jane Fonda. In her uplifting bestseller Pat Mitchell says: Why women over SIXTY cope so well in a crisis and will emerge STRONGER than ev
In yesterday’s Sun newspaper, Halfon used his column (helpfully uploaded on his blog for free) to make the case for Tories to become the Workers’ party (his capital W). The essence of his argument seems to be that a Labour government would hand out money to poor people, whereas a Conservative government would help them get on in life by getting a job and keeping more of the money from it. … [Read more...] about Do the Tories have any claim to be the Workers’ party?
The announcement comes as Martin Lewis said he "sits and cries" over the coronavirus crisis as he struggles to advise families in need. … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis persuades the government to allow firms to rehire and furlough staff who left for jobs that fell through