Category Archives: Wealth

It’s Good Money Week. But what is sustainable and responsible investment?

Good Money Week

What is sustainable and responsible investment? Over the past few years Robson Laidler has been looking at how we as a firm can make a difference.  To name a few, we are partners in the global B1G1 Business for Good community that supports the UN with its global sustainable development […]

Getting closer to 50 – financial planning priorities

Amanda Cowie

To round off with the Financial Planning Week blog posts from our team, Director and Chartered Financial Planner Amanda Cowie gives her thoughts on financial planning when you are nearing 50!…   If, like me, you are getting near your “special” birthday you maybe can’t believe that you are at […]

Advice for young families saving for their future

Danielle Knowles

Today to support Financial Planning Week are some top tips from our paraplanner Danielle Knowles for young families saving for their future whilst looking after their loved ones…   I am Danielle, a 37-year-old mum of two to Charlie 5 and Daisy 3.   Working in financial services makes you […]

Financial Planning in your Thirties

Emma Purvis

This week is Financial Planning Week and to support this we have asked our staff to give us their own thoughts on their own financial planning priorities, in hope that this might give others some inspiration and ideas when it comes to planning for themselves.   Here’s a great read […]

Generation Z – Financial Planning Priorities

Megan Dimmick

Continuing with our series of blog posts from members of our team on what’s important to them when planning their financial future, here’s some thoughts from Megan Dimmick, wealth administrator…   As a recently turned 21-year-old and a generation Z, financial planning would usually be the last thing on my […]

Financial Planning Week 2020

Neil Cowie

This week we are supporting the CISI Financial Planning Week and will be giving free advice on family budgeting, financial planning and how you can begin. Don’t miss the opportunity to book a free 1-hour online chat with one of our qualified financial planners. You can email me, Neil Cowie […]

Don’t ignore your pension savings statement

pension warning

It’s rare nowadays to be in, what used to be called, a “Final Salary” pension.  We now call these “Defined Benefit” pensions because they are now not typically based on your final salary but on your service and income levels throughout the period of membership. If you work for the […]

Is it still possible to retire at 55?

when can i retire?

Typically, when we speak to younger clients, to retire at 55 feels like a good plan.  Perhaps this is because their work is demanding, and they can’t imagine “keeping going” at that sort of pace for years on end.   Last week the Government confirmed that the normal minimum pension […]

Do you know what your financial goals are?

Financial Planning Goals

As financial planners, we ask a lot of questions about goals – you might think we are being nosy?! The reason for asking so many questions is to try and establish what’s most important to you.  It’s not as simple as just asking you what your goals are.  If you […]

Cash reserves – the “Goldilocks” theory

Wealth management

Our sister company Robson Laidler Accountants and Tax Advisers have scheduled a Webinar Wednesday 9 September on “Cashflow Management”.  This event is for business owners and you can contact ggraham@robson-laidler.co.uk if you would like to attend. But what about our own, personal cash reserves? Whilst the last 6 months have […]