Observations

Woodford Adds Fuel To The Active Investment Fire

Woodford Adds Fuel To The Active Investment Fire

Active investment manager Neil Woodford is under heavy fire this month after large scale withdrawals from his flagship Woodford Equity Income Fund has forced the suspension of the fund temporarily.

A Day With Give Bradford

A Day With Give Bradford

Simon and Gareth recently spent the day as guests of our registered charity, Leeds Community Foundation, visiting the Give Bradford initiative, which showcased how important the fund is to engaging and improving the opportunities available for those who need it most in the city, and further highlighted the ongoing need for funding and support.

Developing Your Financial Wellbeing

Developing Your Financial Wellbeing

Understanding what financial wellbeing really means is a crucial part of why we do what we do here at Manse. Only when we really understand what you want to achieve in life can we then formulate a tailored financial plan to get you there.

What We're Reading: The Simple Path To Wealth

What We're Reading: The Simple Path To Wealth

Our recently recommended book ‘The Simple Path to Wealth’ is a great educational tool for people of all ages and all investment experience, which provides guidance on attaining financial independence in the future.

Buy The World: This Is Why

Buy The World: This Is Why

Mark shows why we encourage broad diversification, and why this is the best route to facilitate your risk appetite.

Increase in Probate Fees for the Estates of Many

Increase in Probate Fees for the Estates of Many

Get familiar with the increase in probate costs, coming into effect April 2019, if you are in the unfortunate position of organising the estate of loved ones.

Top Tips From the Late Jack Bogle

Top Tips From the Late Jack Bogle

We look at the top tips of successful investing from John ‘Jack’ Bogle, the founder of Vanguard, espoused along his 65-year long career.

Strategy v Tactics When It Comes to Investing Your Money

Strategy v Tactics When It Comes to Investing Your Money

Karl looks at how our Balanced portfolio compares to an excerpt from research and analysis of many thousands of portfolios by an independent research company covering the 10 years to the end of September 2018.

Understanding the growing ESG consciousness of investors

Understanding the growing ESG consciousness of investors

We begin to unpackage the growing influence of ESG factors which has pushed its way to the forefront of future investment agendas; reshaping and re-imagining the industry.