New research suggests at least £260,000 now needed to fund retirement

Retirees now need at least £260,000 in their pension pot to avoid an ‘uncomfortable retirement’. That figure – which has increased from £150,000 back in 2002 – makes up part of the findings from new research carried out by retirement provider Royal London. And the £260,000 figure will spiral even further upwards for those people who rent properties over the…

Lifetime clients pay tribute to Ken’s sterling service

Mortgage Adviser Ken Abbott and the hard-working Lifetime mortgage team have received a lovely testimonial from happy clients. The clients, Richard and Natalie, praised the work put in by Ken (pictured below) and his colleagues, which made getting their mortgage ‘virtually stress free’. The testimonial reads: “Lifetime was recommended to us by a family member,…

Lifetimer James chalks up another exam success

Lifetimer James Fisher has taken another notable step towards realising a major ambition – that of establishing himself as a fully qualified financial planner with the company. James (pictured below), is one of a number of trainee financial planners at Lifetime, and as well as his normal workload he has been studying hard for exams….

Lifetimer Joe delighted with exam success

Lifetime’s Customer Service Administrator and trainee Financial Planner Joe Musson is one happy chap! Joe (pictured below) has been studying furiously in the last few months – and that hard graft paid off with a terrific exam success. Joe passed his RO2 (Investment, Principles and Risk) exam this week. Well done young man!

Lifetime donations to Barnsley Hospice top £18,000

Lifetime’s highly successful referral scheme is helping boost the coffers of hospices up and down the country. The main beneficiary of the scheme is Barnsley Hospice – and Corporate Fundraiser Simon Atkinson, along with Mary Ferguson from PR firm Capital B Media, popped into Lifetime’s Dodworth headquarters on Thursday morning to reveal the fact that the financial management company has…