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Welcome to Choice Magazine Britain’s leading independent magazine for women and men over 50. We help readers defend their financial, health and relationship assets and provide inspiration to help them enjoy life. This website gives a glimpse of the modern, glossy and colourful editorial available every month as well as providing links for paper or digital subscriptions. Enjoy Choice…and life.

Money & Rights

Downsize your life

The traditional, and still the best, way to release equity from your home in retirement is to sell it and downsize, says Teri Harman
Too few houses are coming on to the market, fuelling record price rises, and there’s a particular dearth nationwide of family-sized homes, according to the RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). The government would like older people to downsize to free up larger houses for younger families. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, where the shortage is particularly acute, has even made the welcome suggestion that older people who sell up their home to downsize should be exempt from paying Inheritance Tax on their profit and from Stamp Duty on their new home.

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Toton Engineman Review

I first started to read Toton Engineman – The Autobiography of a Railwayman, published by our sister magazine Steam World, when I picked up a set of proofs in the office, writes Norman Wright.

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Staying Moblie

Jayne Wright looks at some of the options available for those with mobility problems

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Luscious Lucerne

THERE ARE two ways to cross the mouth of the River Reuss in the centre of Lucerne.

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Enjoy Life

Snakes and Lizards to join RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Grass snakes and slow worms will be added to the world’s largest garden wildlife survey on 24 & 25 January 2015
More than half a million people are expected to watch and count their garden birds for this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch in January, with some surprising new creatures on the list among our feathered friends too.

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January 2015

Profile: Victoria Wood

New Year, New You: Review your Finances

Relationships: Baby Boomers- The Golden Generation?

14 Pages of Your Money and Your Rights

Special: Colorado

History of the World in 1000 Objects

Treasures of Britain: Jamaica Inn

How Pets keep you healthy

Food: The breakfast battle

Holiday for less: Inexpensive places to stay