Tag Archives: Happiness

Selling happiness by the pound

    If I was Damian Stancombe, I wouldn’t be talking to me. Damian is a partner at a firm called Barnett Waddingham and I’m forever having a go at his firm. But he’s a tolerant fellow and we still … Continue reading

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The land of the (pension) free

  As I cleared immigration this morning, the chap charged with checking my travel authorisation asked me.. “so how are we doing over here?” I looked blankly.. “it says here you’re a pension consultant – how we doing?” To the … Continue reading

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Clap along if you feel that happiness is the truth!

Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof! Clap along if you feel that happiness is the truth! Clap along if you know what happiness is to you! Clap along if you feel like that’s what you … Continue reading

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Is optimism enough?

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” Mr Micawber’s character was based on Dickens’ own father.  Dickens must have loved his Dad. The Micawber … Continue reading

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WE’VE GOT OUR POPCORN PENSIONS!

There have been a few times in my life that I have felt completely happy, the birth of my son, winning a scholarship to Bryanston and a telephone call received yesterday evening are three that spring to mind. Moments when your sense of self-worth is captured completely in the realisation that something wonderful has happened. Continue reading

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