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You may have some Questions regarding Life Planning or indeed just want to understand a little more about our approach. Some of the questions we often receive our answered below. If you still have more questions, please don't hesitate to email: 

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the core philosophy behind Howard Nowell's life planning approach? 


Howard Nowell's life planning approach is a holistic financial strategy that aligns personal aspirations, values, and financial goals, giving individuals control and influence over their lives. 


What is Howard Nowell Life Planning's mission?


Their mission is to empower individuals with knowledge and tools to plan and navigate their lives, promoting financial literacy, and enabling people to achieve their goals and realise their full potential. 


What services does Howard Nowell Life Planning offer?


They offer a Starter Pack with templates and tools, a personalised 1-2-1 Life Planning course, and Weekly Life Planning group sessions.  Couples sessions are also encouraged. 


Who is Howard Nowell, and what is his experience in the financial industry?


Howard Nowell has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, holding senior roles in Sales Management, Consultant Relations, and leading large teams at blue chip firms such as KPMG, UBS and BlackRock.

He is a member of the Society of Financial Advisors; he has passed the Pensions Management Insitute exams and the hold the Investment Management Certificate as well as a BA (Hons) in Business Studies. 


What are some of the current trends highlighted on the website that emphasize the need for life planning?

There are many reasons why clients want to talk to us;  current issues include "The Great Resignation," economic volatility, sustainability, cost-of-living crisis, technology advances, and disatisfaction of exiting financial advisors as reasons for the growing importance of personalised life & financial planning. 



Do I have to commit to a 12 week course? 

The full benefit of the Activation Game Plan is delivered over 12 weeks.  However, everybody is different and personalised approaches as well as one off taster session are encouraged. 


I already have a Financial Advisor can we I still work with you?

Yes of course. Life Planning is one aspect of your overall Financial requirements and in many instances can facilitate a greater appreciation of financial tools and potentially products that maybe required.  Howard is very happy to discuss this aspect in more detail. 


How does Howard Nowell's approach differ from traditional financial planning?


Unlike traditional financial planning that focuses on financial products, Howard Nowell's approach emphasizes health, lifestyle, friendships, and respect, providing clients complete ownership of tools and data to activate their life and financial plans. 


What resources does Howard Nowell Life Planning provide for financial education?


They offer a personal finance content library that provides comprehensive resources for investors to elevate their financial knowledge and make informed investment decisions. 



How can I contact Howard Nowell Life Planning?

You can  email them at, or call them at 07729 913961. 


What is The Activation GamePlan? 


The Activation GamePlan is a financial planning framework that puts the individual at the center, focusing on investing in oneself to create a supportive financial architecture for the future. 


Is Howard Nowell Life Planning regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)?

No, Howard Nowell Life Planning Ltd provides "educational financial services" and is not regulated by the FCA but falls under general consumer laws in the UK. 

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