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IFAs are Luddites and do not use the internet. Rubbish, it would seem.

Earlier this year, we ran a competition with Tunbridge Wells Equitable asking readers to find out the weight of the heaviest baby ever born.

Well, loads searched the net, it seems, giving us all manner of accurate and detailed answers. (The right answer was over 23lbs, by the way.)

The winner and proud father of a case of champagne is Adrian Mellows of Berry Birch & Noble (left), pictured receiving his prize from Tunbridge Wells head of sales and marketing David White.


Sporting chance

The Ultimate Day in Sport, aka Save & Prosper&#39s fabulous competition A Game of Two Halves, reaches week five this week. S&P and Money Marketing have teamed up to offer four lucky IFA readers the chance to win a dream prize of tickets to the World Cup Final and the British Grand Prix – which […]


Sun Life&#39s high-profile Putting IFAs In Front ad campaign has ruffled one or two feathers at Norwich Union. For some time, NU has put the slogan Putting the IFA First on its ads. It accuses Sun Life of stealing its thunder. NU trade marketing manager David Czerwinski says: “We have been running IFA First for […]


In 1086, the Domesday Book recorded English land holdings. Today, the increasingly widespread use of sophisticated computer-driven databases enables the manipul ation of personal and financial data to identify the financial circumstances, social groupings, interests, tastes and aspirations of individuals around the globe. One data agency can provide detailed socio-economic profiles of over 40 million […]

Could you be our &#39Oscar&#39 winner?

Money Marketing this week starts its annual search for the best IFAs in the country with a call for entries for our prestigious industry awards. All IFA editions of this issue include a brochure outlining the eight Money Marketing IFA awards. These are designed to honour the best individual IFAs in the pension, investment, mortgage, […]


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