Pensions Awareness Day – All you need to know
Pension Awareness Day takes place annually on September 15 with the aim to alert the nation that they need to save more for their retirement. So what do you need to be aware of exactly? Here’s some tips from Chartered Financial Planner Amanda Cowie director at RL Wealth: Pensions are […]
When should I start planning my retirement?
Whether you are a busy professional, medic or business owner, the simple answer to the question, “when should I start planning my retirement?” is – now! It’s never too early. If you organise your life now you will minimise stress for yourself and your family in future. Holiday season […]
Parents financial planning for university
If your offspring are flying the nest next month to university you’ve probably got mixed feelings. You may feel happy for them but wondering if you’ll feel bereft/glad that you won’t be getting woken up at 3am when they come home from the nightclub. You’ve probably also done most […]
Emma excels into financial planning role
Robson Laidler Wealth is moving forward with a senior financial planning promotion and a raft of new appointments as it continues to grow. The financial planning firm has seen a 14% increase in turnover in its last financial year and is set to growth by a further 10% this […]
Business owners – how to prioritise your personal plans
We’ve met lots of business owners recently who are still working hard well into their 60’s. This is typically because they love what they do. But also it’s because they haven’t had a chance to consider making plans. They are too busy! So, why should you take your foot […]
How can I look after my employees’ financial wellbeing?
In these tricky times, how do you as an employer remain profitable whilst trying to look after the wellbeing of your employees? Many employers ask us what an acceptable level of employee benefits is and of course this has to fit within their budget. The pension Since around 2012, […]
Financial Planning for GPs
GPs need to focus on their future financial planning just like the rest of us. Most GPs we talk to are working long hours in addition to patients with Covid, they are dealing with the fall out of long Covid, mental health issues exacerbated by the pandemic and also those […]
Financial planning for later life
Financial planning – Why it’s better for your money to outlive you? When we put together a financial plan, we use a mortality of age 100 because we don’t want you to run out of money. We also use a financial planning forecasting tool to help you “see” your financial […]
World Environment Day. What are green investments?
A few years’ ago, we felt that it was important to offer our client’s an alternative to our mainstream investment portfolios which are low cost and globally diverse. But what does the green alternative look like? We decided not to call our new portfolios ethical investments. This is because what […]
Financial planning for newly qualified dentists
Hurrah, after 5 long years you are now ready to go out and earn some money! What should newly qualified dentists be thinking about? How you are paid Ultimately the contract with the dental practice will determine your status for tax but if you are self-employed, it is up to […]