Tag Archives: God

Meaninglessly big data.

I don’t like this infographic, it just appeared on my twitter feed to attract me to an article that would lead me to the conclusion that I was helpless and needed the assistance of some organisation to create me a … Continue reading

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Jack the Jouneyman; PlayPen nag up for the craic!

Thanks to Eamonn O’Connor, JLT’s top man and our good friend for leasing us his horse. Continue reading

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Unlearning the old things

We had a statement from an insurer this morning justifying its position using sections of the Income and Corporation Tax Act (ICTA)1988. This legislation is now 24 years old and has been superseded by many other Acts, notably the Pension Acts of 2004 and … Continue reading

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“Good Retirement Outcomes ” – pension babble?

My friend David Harris got the great, the good and me in an upstairs room in Benjamin Franklin’s old house in Craven Street last night. We discussed what pensions would be like in 2020, my ideas are on this blog … Continue reading

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Is God online?

I went to Church last Sunday went today. The church in  Dorset where I was confirmed now has digital screen in the aisles which display the words to the banal nonsense that passes for modern hymns, the reverend is miked up and there … Continue reading

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Blessed by God- a cracking weekend

A couple of things happened this weekend which have touched me, they seem to be connected by football.
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The divine comedy (a pensions joke)

“What’s going on , Regulator?” asked God. “Haven’t we got any of this lot into paradise yet?” Continue reading

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I outsourced my pension fund to a Fiduciary Manager (but didn’t know it)

I discovered I’d outsourced my personal pension fund to a Fiduciary Manager. So had all my colleagues, so had 90% of the 14,000 personal pension holders who are my clients and so had the trustees and sponsors of all the Schemes I’d been involved in at Zurich and Eagle Star Continue reading

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