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Daniel Pinder - Seven Families

1. What was the first record you can remember buying?

The first record I bought with my own pocket money was the soundtrack to Star Wars, as it helped develop my speech

2. What is your biggest pet hate about the world of financial services?

My biggest pet hate about the financial world is the complexity of so many different markets

3. What is your favourite film, and why?

My favourite films are Raiders of the lost Arc – which was the first ever VHS tape I had from my parents, Mr Holland’s Opus – I wish it was my life, Star Wars – all six and waiting for the 7th! The Goonies – ‘Goonies never say die’ and Sweeney Todd

4. If you won a million pounds tomorrow what might you do with it?

With a million pounds I’d put it in the bank, buy a three bedroom bungalow and live off the interest

5. Are you pleased that you decided to get involved with the Seven Families project, and if so why?

Seven Families has started my on the right track to improving myself, I now need to prove to employers that I can still be productive


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Poll Results


In our last poll we asked "Which of the following options is most likely to encourage growth in the protection market?". 48% of voters selected “Improving the customer experience when buying protection” with the remaining votes being split between the other two options.


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