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Can you sew a button back on? The Boomers & Gen X can show you how

Women aged 16-37 spend £81 per month on clothing; 60% more than those aged 54+. Young women admit that fashion has become so cheap, even sewing a button on seems pointless – whereas more than half of Baby Boomers repair their own clothes. Despite being the biggest consumers of ‘fast fashion’, less than half of …

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How millennial are you when it comes to money?

How millennial are you when it comes to money? Millennials get a bad rap when it comes to money. Older generations have labelled us as materialistic, spoiled and saddled with a sense of entitlement. However, many studies show the opposite is actually true. Do you recognise yourself in these millennial spending habits? Holidays vs houses What ranks more …

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Stitched Up – the ripple effects of the gender pay gap and what you can do about it

By Peter Ward, Financial Adviser with St. James’s Place Wealth Management Fifty years ago, the sewing machinists at Ford’s Dagenham plant famously walked out in protest at their jobs being classified as unskilled – a story that inspired the film Made in Dagenham. The ultimate result of the action, which began in June 1968, was …

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Life Lessons: what I’ve learnt about the importance of negotiating and talking about money

by Roxana Mohammadian-Molina @ Blend Network ‘Oh my God, you are like a bulldog! Can’t win with you’. I took out my mirrored Guerlain lipstick case to top up my deep-red rouge, flashed a smile and got up to leave. The comment came at the end of a meeting at a top-tier investment bank I was …

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How processed food is threatening your quality of life and your very survival and what to do about it.

by James Gorman, Health and Performance Consultant, Co-founder of BioMe Tasty, processed food with irresistible combinations of carbohydrates and fat, overrides our normal appetite regulation and makes us overeat. This energy overload leads to weight gain (in susceptible people), insulin resistance, and metabolic dysfunction (1), and increases the risk of type II diabetes, fatty liver disease, …

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When the indulgent time of year starts … don’t fight the lion…appease it.

by James Gorman, Health and Performance Consultant, Co-founder of BioMe The most fun and indulgent period of the year is fast approaching. It’s the time for relaxing, socialising, and celebrating. Irritatingly, it’s also the time of year responsible for much of our annual weight gain. Weight that becomes increasingly difficult to shift. Weight that accumulates. …

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