Monthly Archives: June 2013

Passion cake makes dream come true

Andrew Lodge, the Social Media Manager here at Lifetime, attended a seminar at Dearne Valley College last Friday about how social media can transform a business. Various case studies were discussed, but there was one particular example that really caught Andrew’s attention and links nicely with our previous blogging on success and its meaning to…

Riches = Success?

Success and fortune are two words which have almost merged into meaning the same thing. However the word success is actually defined as ‘the accomplishment of an aim or purpose’. At Lifetime we feel that the true meaning of success should be divorced from its association with wealth and riches and should be re aligned…

Lifetimer Lambo completes 28-mile Acorn Amble – all for charity

Lifetime pension specialist Steve Lambarth successfully completed the 28-mile long ‘Acorn Amble’, from Castleton to Burncross, all in the aid of charity. Rambling Steve (pictured below, far right, with his walking colleagues) undertook the seven-hour walk to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support. He said: “It was hard graft. I’ve only just recovered enough to…

Are you guilty of living your life through your kids?

Stop….take a walk down memory lane and recall what made you happy before your parenting perfectionism took over. Did you enjoy painting or playing the guitar? Or were you an avid runner but you hung up your shoes after the children arrived? If you’re hyper-focused on your children, perhaps now is the time to redirect…

Lifetime are front cover stars!

Lifetime are the front cover stars of the New Model Adviser magazine this week! Managing director Ian Dickinson and Communications director William Bottomley were pictured alongside a Barnsley hospice van, emphasising the company’s commitment to ‘giving something back’ to the community via their sponsorship of the hospice golf day and their client referral scheme (http://www.lifetime-fm.com/hospice.aspx)….

Where the banks back off, Lifetime could lend a hand

Banks are turning small to medium businesses down for loans because they cannot provide evidence of Auto Enrolment planning, a new report has claimed. Auto Enrolment is the biggest shake-up of pensions for a generation – and will result in millions of workers across the UK being pushed into saving money for their retirement, many…

We can be heroes for MORE than one day!

Ever watched those movies where just at the point of crisis a super hero or the knight in shining armour shows up and makes everything good. For some people, the equivalent of the prince or Hollywood super hero does come to the rescue, but for most we are left to figure out our own way…

Are you happy with your life?

Are you really skint but really happy? Are you well off but miserable? People’s goals are all different, but one thing we all must remember is that we have one life and one chance. If you feel like life is not heading in the direction you had thought why not make a list of your…

Lifetime trio get down with the kids at exam time!

It is not only the school and college kids who are going through the stress, strains and tribulations of exam time. A trio of Lifetimers know exactly how the youngsters feel! Financial Planners Girish Lad, Daryl Clarke and Phil Richards (pictured below) committed themselves to rigorous revision for the AF1 personal tax and trust planning…