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Thank you to Sonia for arranging a great event in Eye, Peterborough
today (30th of November). We met some lovely people and Sonia was
able to raise over £500 for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hospice through the
raffle and donations! She received loads of fantastic prizes
through donations. If you are in Peterborough, and would like to
join her next event, follow Sonia on Twitter by clicking here.
You can also see the details of today's event on Facebook by
...I will declare – here and now – that I believe today’s younger generation has it harder than my own generation did. The economy is worse. College on every level is much worse, from getting into a good college to the quality of the education. Primary education is close to a total disaster and the breakdown of the traditional family, especially in some groups, has been disastrous to our kids. This all adds up to a perfect storm of challenges that caring and involved parents face, from the extreme peer pressure exerted on all ages of kids via social media to the very real job and income issues everyone faces, but more so for THAT age group that is just getting started.
The jobs I had as a teen no longer exist for teens today. When is the last time you saw a boy on a bike throwing newspapers? That was my first job at 12 or 13! When a new Trader Joe’s (a local popular market chain) announced a new store in our area, the number of job applications was off the charts and many of these entry-level jobs were being sought by adults that in the past would have been working at a higher paying desk job or blue collar job at a local factory. That work is now overseas, for the most part.... click for more
AngryPolicyholders Not so Angry Now!
We think a “Congratulations!!!” is in order for Chris Hargreaves on
the success of his AngryPolicyholders campaign!
The campaigning hasn’t actually stopped; far from it… but Chris recently reached an important milestone in making a difference within the insurance industry and to policyholder’s lives. I won’t go into the details here as you can read the full story, but in short, I will quote from ‘Scottish Provident to scrap Activities of Daily Living definitions‘
“On the 5th September Bright Grey and Scottish Provident part of The Royal London Group announced they are set to launch a range of improved income protection products by the end of October 2013…” click to read more
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