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8 Tips for locking down your family budget

Posted by / May 27, 2020

If you’re living from payday to payday on the edge of your overdraft, it’s time to get budgeting. You don’t deserve the anxiety of peering at your account balance through closed fingers from behind the sofa. A family needs financial responsibility. So reach for your calculator and grab those bank statements. Just a small investment of time could make a big difference to your cash flow. Here are some tips for getting a family budget in place. 1. Fetch the […]

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Why you should create your will – sooner rather than later

Posted by / May 26, 2020

There’s an important question that many are reluctant to consider. But it’s important nonetheless. Here it comes: what do you want to happen after you die? After you pass away, everything you’ve worked for: your wealth, your property, your possessions — what happens to them?  If you’ve not written a will, then the truth is that this is entirely out of your hands. A death without a will can create a difficult situation, at a time that’s already very hard […]

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PG sponsors Atherton Cricket Club

Posted by / May 14, 2020

As a Mutual, we strive to support local causes and those further afield with aligning values to the Society. We also encourage our team to get involved with their local community and causes that are close to them. That is why we are thrilled to sponsor Atherton Cricket Club for this season with the aim to help them run all their activities for the year. The outfit from Greater Manchester can trace their history as far back as 1872 and […]

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10 quick tips for working from home – productively  

Posted by / March 27, 2020

10 Tips for Working From Home

So here we are. Your to-do list feels like it’s growing by the hour. But your productivity is sorely lacking. Firstly, try to relax. It’s natural to feel a little disorientated when you’re unaccustomed to working from home. Even the people who do it regularly struggle to find flow sometimes. But with a few practical productivity tips, you can start conquering your challenges and ticking off tasks without breaking stride.   Fortify your focus. Steel your self-discipline. Take a look […]

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6 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Posted by / September 4, 2019

Most adults need between six and nine hours of sleep each night. Yet, according to the 2018-2019 Great British Sleeping Habits survey, 23% people living in the UK only get five to six hours of sleep each night. Do you feel refreshed in the morning and throughout your day? If not, it may be worth having a look at ways to improve your sleep.   Set a routine By going to bed at roughly the same time each day, you […]

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Save someone’s life by giving 10 minutes of your time

Posted by / June 13, 2019

We need more blood. Safe blood for all. That’s the theme of World Blood Donor Day 2019. It takes place on 14th June – hosted this year in Kigali, Rwanda – and has two simple aims: celebrate blood donors; encourage future donations of clean, quality assured blood. To save lives, health organisations require consistent access to a steady supply of clean blood. Every second someone, somewhere requires a life-saving blood transfusion. New donors are needed on a daily basis. What […]

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Membership perks: enjoy free access to GP 24/7

Posted by / May 23, 2019

Enjoy waiting for days on end to see your GP? No, you probably don’t. How about taking time off work so you can make your appointment? Or trekking into town at inconvenient times? GPs are brilliant. And we are so fortunate to have the NHS. But let’s face it. Trying to see your local GP can be a little frustrating – not to mention time-consuming. Waiting ten days for an appointment – the average wait time in England – isn’t […]

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6 Tips to Get Your Finances in Order in Your 30’s & 40’s

Posted by / April 30, 2019

6 tips to get your finances in order in your 30s and 40s

With you twenties behind you, your thirties and forties have the power to define your financial fortunes not just for now, but for many years to come. You don’t want financial stresses to ruin what can be some of the happiest days of your life, nor do you want to kick the financial can down the lane for later years. Here are a few tips to grips with your finances through the fabulous thirties and forties. Make a will. Don’t […]

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6 income protection myths that could harm your financial security

Posted by / March 20, 2019

6 income protection myths

We can’t all be financial experts. But you should at least be an expert with your own finances. Unfortunately it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction and the pros from the cons with some financial products. Income protection cover has helped countless professionals protect their financial security when illness or injury temporarily left them unable to work. Yet some frustrating misconceptions prevent many people from exploring how income protection could benefit them. It’s time to bust […]

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PG Mutual partners with Chorley Building Society

Posted by / March 13, 2019

Chorley Building Society has partnered with income protection expert, PG Mutual, to offer an income protection product to their members. The product is called ‘Income Protection Plus’ and the plan will provide an income for policyholders if they are unable to work due to illness, accident or injury. What’s more, as an added bonus, PG Mutual returns profits to its members meaning the plan builds up a lump sum based on the length of time you have been with them, […]

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