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Start dates for pension investment How Pension Investment Profits are Lost by Starting Saving Late

A late start to investing for retirement will seriously reduce wealth and final pension or much more will have to be saved each month for the same income. Delaying saving for a pension will reduce the size of the final pension fund substantially. The result will be that retirement will have to be taken later or retirement plans scaled back to match the smaller pension.

Major investment currencies Pros & Cons of Penny Shares

Penny shares may look attractive as a source of big profits from small price movements but the pros and cons suggest investment potential may be limited. Penny shares are usually cheap for a reason and many had strong prices in the past but the companies profit and standing has often declined taking the stock price with it.

The Pleasures of English Food, cover Pleasures of English Food – History and Culture

English cuisine is criticised despite a rich heritage and culture that compares with most culinary traditions. This classic extract will inspire both cook and gourmand.

Credit cards - HG15001 Use Credit Cards Wisely to Avoid Debt Problems

Credit and store cards are a very easy source of credit but they are also very expensive. It is therefore not surprising their careless use cause so many debt problems.

The Time Paradox, cover The Time Paradox, Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd

The Time Paradox explores how our attitudes to time affect behaviour and consequent lifestyle. It suggests ways that readers can make changes they desire or need.

The Case for Working with Your Hands, cover The Case for Working with Your Hands

This book explains Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good. The problem solving skills of practical work should receive more respect.

A Mathematician Plays the Market, cover A Mathematician Plays the Market

Even a mathematician can be grabbed by the psychology of gambling and make losses on stock markets despite maths telling him that prices are unpredictable. He figured the odds and they still beat him.

Rosetta Stone language course Back to Second Language Study

Many who learned a language at school later find a need or desire to use it when travelling. Rosetta Stone can help returning students polish their skills.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 2 - cover Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two

The first volume of this classic cookery reference was extensive but not complete. The second book is a valuable addition as it covers many important missing elements.

The Element, cover The Element, Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

The Element provides reasons why many young people under achieve and disengage from education. Using real life examples it suggests an alternative educational approach that works with an individual's passions.

Credit and sdstore cards, cash - HG15001 Manage Borrowing and Credit Cards Effectively

There are a few simple disciplines for managing borrowing so it does not get out of control and to make it serve the borrower rather than the lender. To control debt and borrowing it is more important to consider the term of loans rather than seek to minimise monthly repayments.

Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone for Self Study of a New Language

Rosetta Stone is a quick and painless introduction to learning an additional language. Courses are designed to immerse students in the language so they learn naturally.

Taking the Medicine, book cover Taking the Medicine, History of Drugs and Trust

In Taking the Medicine/em> Burch argues many medical treatments, old and new, have no evidence they work. Good intentions are undermined when bad science meets blind faith.

The Ode Less Travelled, book cover Ode Less Travelled, Stephen Fry's Poetry Guide

Stephen Fry harbours a dark secret which he shares with the reader of The Ode Less Travelled. A reader who follows the course to the end may also end up as a closet poet.

The Diet Delusion, book cover Diet Delusion by Gary Taubes, Bad Health Science

The Diet Delusion reviews the research into obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases of the modern world - the results make uncomfortable reading.

Citrus, A History, book cover Citrus, A History of the Fruits by Pierre Laszlo

Pierre Laszlo is a man of culture as well as being a scientist and it shows through in Citrus, A History which is a story, reference and an enticing literary work. Pierre Laszlo has written Citrus, A History which tells the story of man’s migration of these tasty fruits from the Far East, China in particular, to the Americas.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, book cover Julia Child's Classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Like Elizabeth David, Julia Child popularised French food across the English speaking world. Many cooks have used Mastering the Art of French Cooking as their bible.

Hit the ground running After Redundancy: How To Cope with Unemployment

Redundancy or being laid off should not come as a complete surprise so one should have prepared and be ready to treat job hunting and family matters as a full time role.

Old Labour Exchange - FK26062 How to Prepare for Possible Redundancy or Layoff

Panic is a destructive use of energy and gets in the way of effective action at a time it will be most needed. Preparation is the secret to facing redundancy or lay-off.

Penguin Companion to Food, book cover Penguin Companion to Food, Ultimate Reference for Cooks and Food-lovers

The Penguin Companion to Food fills a gap that would otherwise require a library of books. Cookery books do not cover the background to food and dishes. Books on the history of food tend to a narrow focus on a specific region or cuisine.

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