Richard Manske

CFP®, BFA

Parsec Financial

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Manske

CFP®, BFA

Parsec Financial

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Parsec Financial, my goal is simple: to bring financial security to the lives of my clients. This is best done when a client’s financial plan and portfolio are in alignment with his or her values. As a problem solver, I look forward to collaborating with clients to help them develop a purposeful and better life. - Richard Manske, CFP®, BFA

Independent, Fee-Only Financial Advisor Located in Asheville, NC and Serving Clients Nationwide

Parsec Financial is a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) with $2.5 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2020. Parsec provides wealth managementtax planning, trust services and business retirement services to more than 1,700 individuals and businesses in six offices across North Carolina.

Rick Manske is a  CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, a Behavioral Financial Advisor™, a member of the Financial Planning Association and a Registered Financial Advisor of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance. Rick enjoys being involved with his community; as such, he serves on the boards of Buncombe County Schools Foundation, the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and is a member of the Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club. He lives in Weaverville, NC, with his three children and awesome wife.

Richard Manske is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

NAPFA members live by three important values:

  • To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
  • To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
  • To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning

Parsec Financial is a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) with $2.5 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2020. Parsec provides wealth managementtax planning, trust services and business retirement services to more than 1,700 individuals and businesses in six offices across North Carolina.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Richard Manske is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor

    The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    Richard Manske is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification

    CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.

  • Financial Planning Association
    Richard Manske is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)

    FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.

  • Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA)
    Richard Manske is a Behavioral Financial Advisor™ (BFA™)

    Financial advisors earning the Behavioral Financial Advisor™ certificate have completed the certification program to help mentor and coach clients in their financial decisions, and offer a holistic approach to strengthen the advisor-client relationship using an integrated approach founded on self-awareness, demonstrating how traditional finance practices are influenced by psychology and neuroscience.

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Office Locations:

  • 6 Wall St
    Asheville, NC 28801

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