Protection trusts - do we need them? »
The subject of life assurance protection and the speed with which claims following the death of a life assured are settled has been in the news lately. While some are still convinced that life assurance companies will do anything to get out of paying a claim, this is not supported by the facts, with some companies claiming a 100% record of payments.
The importance of watching the ball »
The recent football World Cup in Russia brought back some rose-tinted memories of my own time playing football as a child. Whilst my innate lack of talent ultimately counted against me, I still remember many coaching tips. One in particular stands out – the importance of watching the ball. When defending, we were told to ignore any feints or tricks from the opponent and always to focus on the ball rather than be distracted by other factors.