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Money Matters Roadshow in partnership with SunLife

Posted on 25 September 2016

A jam-packed weekend of fun for the family

Times are tough right now and families across the country are racking their brains to find ways to save money, especially in the run up to Christmas.

SunLife are proud to again support The Mirror’s Money Matters team to bring the roadshow to Manchester on the 7th & 8th October. A fantastic weekend of fun for all the family and an opportunity to pick up some money-saving tips from personal finance experts, and it’s absolutely free.

At the event, SunLife will be laying on plenty of free fun throughout the day to keep you entertained. There’ll be games, competitions, craft activities, food and drinks.

You’ll also be able to pick up some great money saving tips from The Mirror’s money experts Tricia Phillips and Andrew Hagger, who’ll be on hand to answer your personal finance questions.

So, Mum, dad, grandma or pa, kid or big kid; get set for a great day.

A taster of what you can look forward to

Make and do activities

From green-fingered craft activities to magic mirror photo sessions, there’s plenty of opportunity to get creative.

  • Decorate your own SunLife pot
  • Plant a SunLife flower to take home
  • Create hilarious family portraits in our magic mirror photo booth - a fantastic spin on the classic selfie
grandfather holding his grandchild
Fun and games

We’ve got loads to keep the whole family entertained, including:

  • Local lingo bingo
  • Game of Choice – both funny and very insightful! Test your knowledge of how well you know your friends & family… as well as yourself
  • All-day games and activities in the café zone
Big prizes

No fun day would be complete without a prize or two. There are lots of small prizes up for grabs, and a couple of real corkers too:

  • Bucket List competition giving you the chance to win a whopping £3,000 towards your dream bucket list idea
  • Giveaways all day in the Café Zone
  • Prizes throughout the Q&A sessions in the Money Matters Zone
Time to chill

In between all the activities, you might want to put your feet up and refuel. Here are the top R&R hot-spots.

  • A chill out in our garden zone with grass, bean bags, tables and chairs
  • A vintage style café area where you can sit back, relax. The tea, coffee and cake is on us
tea-and-cake
Money Matters

Discover the answers to all your finance questions in the Money Matters Zone. Here you’ll find:

  • Helpful finance talks hosted by The Mirror’s money expert, Tricia Phillips & Andrew Hagger
  • Live Q&A sessions with on-the-spot prizes
  • The option to book 1-2-1 sessions with Tricia to discuss your personal finances

So why not put the date in your diary and join us for this fantastic event?

If you can’t get to Manchester, share details of the event with any friends or family who live nearby, so they don’t miss out. Or maybe even hop in the car make a weekend of it?

With so many free activities, games, competitions and expert money talks, it’s sure to be a big hit with the whole family.

We look forward to seeing you there.

When and where?

Exchange Square Manchester

Manchester

When: Friday 7 October and Saturday 8 October 2016

Where: Exchange Square

Time: 10am–4pm

Tricia’s talks

Savvy Savers
There’s always something to save for. Get your kids into the saving habit and on track for a better financial future, ways to save for all those important things in life and having a financial cushion for emergencies

Christmas Countdown
Surviving the festive season without a New Year financial hangover - tips and cheats on how to have a fab Christmas without breaking the bank

Slash Your Bills
How to make sure you don’t pay over the odds for the basics

Brilliant Budgeting
How to get your finances on track. Simple steps to get organised and take control of your money with a take home budget planner

Pensions 18-80
What you should do at different ages from starting to save, reviewing savings and your choices at retirement

SunLife offers a range of straightforward and affordable products including over 50s life insurance, funeral plans, equity release, pet insurance, car insurance, home insurance, ISAs and Will writing services.

Here's the information that you need to know about who we are and the other companies that we work with in order to provide our products and services.

Who are SunLife?

Phoenix Life Limited trades as SunLife and is the provider of the Guaranteed Over 50 Plan, SunLife Insurance and the life insurance policy payment option for Funeral Plans. Phoenix Life Limited’s registered office is at 1 Wythall Green Way, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6WG (registered in England, no. 1016269). 

SunLife Limited distributes financial products and services and is a company limited by shares, registered office: 1 Wythall Green Way, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6WG (registered in England, no. 05460862). SunLife Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is entered on the Financial Services Register (registration no. 769427).

You can contact us by post at SunLife, PO Box 1395, Peterborough, PE2 2TR or by phone on 0800 008 6060.

If you choose to add Funeral Benefit Option to your Guaranteed Over 50 Plan, Dignity Funerals Ltd arranges and provides the funeral services, registered office: 4 King Edwards Court, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6AP (registered in England and Wales, No. 00041598). Dignity Funerals Ltd is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

Who provides the Funeral Plans?

Dignity Funerals Ltd arranges and provides the funeral services, registered office: 4 King Edwards Court, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6AP (registered in England and Wales, No. 00041598). Dignity Funerals Ltd is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

The life insurance policy that pays for your funeral will be provided by Phoenix Life Limited, trading as SunLife.

Who provides My Smarter (ISA)?

My Smarter (ISA) is provided by Scottish Friendly Asset Managers Limited. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Details can be found on the Financial Services register, registration No. 188832. Member of The Investment Association. Registered Office: Scottish Friendly House, 16 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4HJ.

Who provides the Will writing services?

Hugh James is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA Number:303202).

The information contained on this website is based on Hugh James' understanding of the law of intestacy in England and Wales only as at April 2014. The law in Scotland and Northern Ireland is significantly different. This is for information purposes and is not intended to be legal advice.

Who provides SunLife Pet Insurance

SunLife Pet Insurance is arranged and administered by BDML Connect Limited. BDML Connect Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 309140). Registered in England and Wales Number 02785540. Registered Office: 45 Westerham Road, Bessels Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2QB.

Who provides SunLife Home Insurance

SunLife Home Insurance is arranged and administered by BISL Limited and underwritten by a panel of insurers. BISL Limited are an intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England no. 03231094. Registered office Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6YS.

Who provides SunLife Car Insurance

SunLife Car Insurance is arranged and administered by BISL Limited and underwritten by a panel of insurers. BISL Limited are an intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England no. 03231094. Registered office Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6YS.