Previously the co-founder of Fresh Eats Bristol, in 2019 I made the decision to pivot and begin working towards a career in financial services. When I’m not deep in study you’ll find me enjoying good food and/or music.
Aspiring Financial Planner and blogger. I have created this blog to document my journey through the qualifications and to share my thoughts on money & well-being.
CISI: Introduction to Securities & Investments.
R02: Investment Principles and Risk.
R01: Financial Services, Regulation & Ethics.
R04: Pensions and Retirement Planning.
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One of the most profitable industries in the UK thrives on chronic under-performance. In this post I dive headfirst into the ongoing war within the investment industry, Alpha vs Beta. Active vs Passive. Complexity vs Simplicity. Good vs Evil… Before we get stuck in, here’s a quick overview of the key terms: Alpha and Beta … Continue reading The Death of Alpha
I cannot stress enough the importance of the message delivered in Paul Armson’s book, ‘Enough? How much do you need for the rest of your life?’. It may change your life! I highly recommend reading the book, it is a short read that really packs a punch. The below is my summary which highlights the … Continue reading The most important finance book I’ve read.
The below started out as a blog post to explain the name ‘Mantaro Money’. The graphics I made for the post reminded me of a children’s book, so I developed the concept. I hope you enjoy this style of storytelling, it was enjoyable to make and conveys the message as simply as possible. The story … Continue reading The Mantaro Way: A Short Story