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An interview with investing blogger, wealth manager and occasional Bogle critic Eric Nelson.

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Breaking with Bogle

March 27, 2015
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Our latest blog features Morgan Housel, award-winning columnist at the Motley Fool and Wall Street Journal. In this extended interview, Morgan explains why we still pay so much attention to market forecasts, despite a wealth of evidence that they’re more likely to hinder investors rather than help them.

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Why are we so hooked on market forecasting? An interview with Morgan Housel

March 03, 2015
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For those of us campaigning for a fairer fund industry, and a bigger role for low-cost, evidence-based investing, the last few years have been a constant struggle. But 2014 has given us cause for optimism.

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Why 2014 was a watershed year for the UK fund industry

December 31, 2014
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Being told to "rot in hell" because you campaign for a fairer, transparent investment industry isn't fun. But when the evidence is on your side it's a sign of progress, writes Robin Powell.

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Campaign for fairer investment industry hits a raw nerve

December 10, 2014
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Journalists have a critical role to play in providing investors with useful and un-conflicted information. But with the media bias towards active funds, they have failed the consumer. It's time for change, argues Robin Powell.

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Media bias towards active funds has to stop

November 19, 2014
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Today’s consumers are usually quite savvy about how much they pay for things, but far too many of us still have a blind spot when it comes to fund charges.

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6 reasons why UK fund charges are a rip off

August 26, 2014
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After two years, 150+ videos and more than 160,000 views, there's even more to the new sensibleinvesting.tv!

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Welcome to the all-new sensibleinvesting.tv!

June 23, 2014
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Are the changes to pensions announced in the budget a good idea?

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All change for pensions

March 25, 2014
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Investor behaviour is often ascribed to fear and greed. We’re fearful as prices fall, the theory goes, so we sell to stem our losses; and we’re greedy as they rise, so we buy to maximize our gains.

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Rise or fall – don’t let fear guide your investing behaviour

February 04, 2014
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One of the most striking recollections of interviewing Professor William Sharpe at his home in Carmel, California, for our documentary Passive Investing: The Evidence was his emphatic response when asked to give his golden rules for successful investing.

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Can you afford to put all your eggs in one basket?

January 16, 2014
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There have been quite a few things to celebrate recently.

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Reasons to be cheerful

October 28, 2013
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Retirement used to be something to look forward to. But for the vast majority of working Britons, the reality is a little different.

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Can you afford to retire?

October 21, 2013
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Congratulations to Eugene Fama, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics along with Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller.

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Nobel prize for Eugene Fama

October 15, 2013
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Investors have lost around £3 billion in the past five years by paying for actively managed funds which merely tracked the market, according to recent claims by the True and Fair Campaign.

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Don't be misled by the closet trackers

September 23, 2013
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Is it just us, or is the UK investment industry increasingly starting to resemble Premier League football?

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Picking the winning team

August 30, 2013
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Thank goodness, it’s that time of year again. Time to feel the sea air on our faces and the sand between our toes. Time to relax, unwind and forget the stresses and strains of everyday life.

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Time for the City to take time out

July 16, 2013
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