Contribute to 50connect

Review the latest bestsellers, recipes and connect with new friends on our social channels.

Contribute to 50connect as one of our member writers and share your reviews, recipes and experiences with the whole community. We have a variety of opportunities for you to participate in helping us make 50connect the most useful web service for the UK’s over 50s.

  • Are You A Bookworm? Bookworms to read and review some of the latest novels.
  • Share Your Recipes: You can also send and share your favourite festive recipes in time for Christmas.
  • Need Financial Advice? With the world facing the worst financial crisis in a century, you can ask our financial expert the essential questions to help you through the credit crunch.
  • Share, discuss & debate: If you’re in the mood for a debate, head to the 50connect forums to have a natter with other 50connect readers.

Contribute to 50connect as a book reviewer

Would you like to review books for 50connect?

We are looking for readers who would love to review novels and other titles for 50connect. 

We will send you the book for free, ask that you read it within 4 weeks, and afterwards email us with a short review, letting us know what you thought.

If this is something you would like to get involved with email, stating which type of books you enjoy reading, and what you are currently reading at the moment. 

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Share your recipes

We want to know the secrets to your Great British Menu. Send us your favourite recipe and be published on 50connect.

Share your favourite recipes with the 50connect community and see your culinary triumphs published as a reader recipes of the week, we’re sure our readers know lots of scrumptious recipes, and we are inviting you to share them.

All we need from you is an email with your reader recipes and an image of your dish. It would be really helpful for the 50connect community if you could list the ingredients and also the steps to follow (method) when making it.

If you are clear on that, just send it all off to [email protected] and we’ll let you know when we publish it on the site!

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Need financial advice?

With Britain experiencing once in a generation turbulence due to the global pandemic and uncertainty caused by Brexit, now may be the time to get the answers to those burning financial questions.

Peter McGahan is an Independent Financial Adviser and Managing Director of Worldwide Financial Planning. Worldwide and has been contributing to 50connect for the past 10 years.

Peter comments regularly in major journals such as the Mail on Sunday, Irish News and Sunday Times and is a weekly columnist for FT Adviser. He has also appeared on Working Lunch and the Today programme. In addition he is an expert on international tax matters for a range of international publications.

To ask Peter a question you can email

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Share, discuss & debate

We offer more than just a website, we are active on social media and invite you to contribute to 50connect there. We share content and competitions that are exclusive to our social media channels so be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Whether you’re upset about Covid-19 restrictions, statue vandals or the slowness of Brexit progress? Share your thoughts. Let us know!

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Last modified: June 10, 2021

Written by 11:45 am Home & Lifestyle