Tag Archives: financial advice

Tax Reminder for NHS Pension Members

NHS pension

NHS Pension Members – Don’t forget to declare excesses from your 19/20 pension savings on your January Self Assessment return. If you have exceeded your Annual Allowance for 19/20 and you don’t have sufficient unused annual allowance to carry forward to cover the excess, you must declare this on your […]

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 […]

An update from RL Wealth: Covid 19 – what have we learned?

I’ll not to start this with the usual “I hope this finds you well?” as this seems to be at the start of every fund manager communication we’ve had since this crisis began!   I do genuinely hope though that you and your family are managing to stay healthy and sane […]

Financial planning in the North East – fail to plan, plan to fail

financial planning success

It’s a well-known expression and one that we at Robson Laidler Wealth focus 100% of our client time on. To us, working with our clients is not about selling products, we’re always thinking about our clients’ plans and how we might help achieve them with good financial planning. Our priority […]

Getting to Know Us – Amanda Cowie, Robson Laidler Wealth

Amanda Cowie

When we meet someone in real life, we ask questions to get to know them better. We listen to their anecdotes, ideas, opinions, and beliefs. We try to unearth their story, and to tell our own. The end goal is to connect. In business the rules don’t really change. We […]

Financial well-being health check for 2020

2020 piggy bank

Love it or hate it, the word “well-being” is being used a lot at the moment, usually in a mental or physical context. At Robson Laidler Wealth we believe that your financial well-being has an effect on how you feel generally that’s why it’s so important. Last New Year I […]

Retirement Planning – 5 things to think about!

Retirement Planning

Planning for retirement might seem like a long road ahead and we know how hard it is to prioritise saving over spending. When you’ve saved your entire working life, you just want to know that you will be “ok” financially when you eventually stop. We think it’s important to have […]

Tens of thousands entering retirement each year without taking advice

retirement advice

New analysis from the Association of British Insurers (“ABI”) shows very low levels of retirement readiness. This isn’t really surprising to us but continues to be a bit worrying! Of the 62,000 people accessing some of their pension via drawdown for the first time during a 6 month period, 34% […]