The silly season is not yet behind us. Eager to keep us in the summer spirit, Abbey lets us know that more than nine million UK adults would buy relationship insurance, should such a thing exist. Can’t imagine many insurers would be willing to under-write the likes of Liz Taylor or Joan Collins, though.
A woman was strolling along a street in Paris when she saw Picasso sketching at a sidewalk cafe. She asked Picasso if he might sketch her and charge accordingly. Picasso obliged.
Money Marketing editor John Lappin finds that Aegon chief executive Otto Thoresen believes life offices ans IFAs working together can be the saving grace of country
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