Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lifetime tells its ‘gripping’ story to New Model Adviser

Lifetime were delighted to welcome award-winning financial journalist Tim Cooper to Barnsley on Wednesday afternoon. Tim (pictured below), is the ‘cover star’ interview writer for New Model Adviser, part of Citywire, and had journeyed up to South Yorkshire to hear the ‘Lifetime story’. And when you have such great ‘story tellers’ as Managing Director Ian…

Lifetime Referral Scheme bearing fruit for hospice

The Lifetime referral scheme has come up trumps again, with a second cheque being presented to Barnsley hospice. For all introduced clients to Lifetime, we have decided to donate 10% of any initial fees generated on new transactions completed with these clients, to a local hospice. And although the referral scheme is still in its…

“With great power, comes great responsibility”

With technology developing at a record pace and kids mastering iPads before they’re even out of nappies, it’s more important than ever to instill the skills of planning and consideration in our children. The promise of youth remains as bright as ever but the importance of getting kids to develop a sense of forethought and…

Preparing to tee up for Lifetime-sponsored golf day

The countdown is now well and truly on for the Lifetime-sponsored golf day at Silkstone GC. The event, all in aid of Barnsley hospice, tees off on Friday, with a ‘shotgun’ start at 12 noon. And interest in the day has been huge, with a sell-out number of teams – 23 – taking part and…

Never too old for the bucket!

The Lifetime ‘bucket’ has once again made a big splash with clients! Financial Planner Simon Durkan went along to see ‘a lovely couple’ who just could not get enough of the way Lifetime put together a financial plan by using our much-vaunted ‘bucket’ diagram). Simon said: “They are existing clients who I was meeting for…

Your Lifetime…..on the Horizon!

Lifetime were thrilled to be invited for an hour-long slot on Barnsley’s new community radio station Horizon FM on Wednesday. Communications Director Bill Bottomley and Social Media Manager Andrew Lodge were the ‘double act’ who delighted in telling ‘the Lifetime story’ on air to popular Barnsley DJ Tommy Taylor. Bill (pictured below with host Tommy)…

Lifetime gets a hole in one!

Lifetime was last night honoured with a visit from an up and coming sporting star! He is a 12-year-old from Barnsley, called George Nicholson, whose rise to success as a golfer is already very much on course.   Above: George pictured with Pete Cowen who runs the golf academy which George attends, and also George…

Exam season – Are you doing your revision?

We can take control and plan for our own lives but at what point do we stand back and let our children take control and plan their own lives? As we hurtle into the exam season door-slamming, tantrums, and sleepless nights are all too common in many UK homes – with teenagers, parents and teachers…