As a business owner, it is essential to have a comprehensive plan in place to maximise your income and minimise your tax liability. This not only helps you achieve financial stability and growth, but also helps you prepare for retirement, ensuring you have enough savings and resources to enjoy a comfortable and secure retirement. Tax-efficient... Continue Reading →
Building Better Relationships
Building relationships is one of the most important things we can do to succeed in life. Whether it's with a romantic partner, a business colleague, or a lifelong friend, the people we surround ourselves with can have a profound impact on our happiness, success, and overall wellbeing. But, let's face it, building meaningful relationships can... Continue Reading →
The Land of No Returns
A STAGGERING amount of wealth disappeared down the drain last year from people who work for large-scale corporate enterprises. WHY? Auto-enrolment has no doubt seen a huge rise in the number of people entering a workplace pension plan, which is absolutely a good thing on the whole. However, most people who enter a workplace pension... Continue Reading →
The Third Place
Helping someone realise they can work because they want to, not because they have to, is incredibly empowering. Often, once someone is shown they are financially independent, they begin to enjoy work more than ever, free in the knowledge they can stop whenever they want, on their own terms.
Picking up the pieces
'There's a movement going on in the world of financial planning. A movement away from calculators, products and spreadsheets; towards emotional connection, engagement and experience. As the profession continues to evolve, so too does the way we operate as financial planning professionals and businesses.' Here, I share a personal story to help illustrate the power of emotional connection in client engagement.
Optimists in a world of pessimism
'The great financial planners are students of history. They take the countless lessons from the past and use them to contextualise the here and now, in order to help people make better long-term decisions for them and their families.'
Money and Planning – what is it all for?
'Investing without a set of goals to work towards, devoid of principles upon which your investment planning is based, is like sailing in a storm without a compass. Soon enough, you'll want to abandon ship.'
The Futility of ‘Market Timing’
A gentle reminder about the futility of 'market timing'.