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Kevin Godbold

After an early career in electrical engineering and management with one of the then nationalised regional electricity boards Kevin figured he could run a tighter ship and left to set up his own engineering services enterprise. Fifteen years later in 2004, after growing the business to employ several operatives, he sold it as a going concern - that didn't prove to be the easiest path to take in life, but the end result was satisfactory! Selling the business realised the inherent value, left Kevin mortgage-free, and provided a pot of free capital to indulge a growing interest in investing. These days he scratches his entrepreneurial itch by investing on the stock market and, although generally preferring to invest in small expanding businesses, he likes to remain flexible and open to other investment opportunities as well. Whilst aspiring to learn from the wisdom and experiences of others, Kevin usually finds that he learns best by making his own mistakes. He therefore makes many mistakes, both in investing and in life. Happily, many of his investments and life decisions have been good ones too.

2 stellar dividend growth stocks I’d buy today

Steady dividends and growing businesses. What’s not to like? More »

2 big-dividend stocks that could send you to the poorhouse

Despite their big dividend payouts, I’m avoiding these two and here’s why.   More »

1 FTSE 100 stock I’d dump for this growing mid-cap stock

I reckon this fast-growing mid-cap looks set to leave its FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) rival in the dust. More »

2 turnaround small-cap stocks with big potential

These two stocks are turning around and look set to perform well from here. More »

These small-cap growth stocks could be millionaire-makers

I think these two growers look set to advance further. More »

Here’s my top stock to buy during September

This quality enterprise looks set to go much further. More »

1 FTSE 100 giant I’d dump for this growing small-cap stock

I think this small-cap stock has greater potential for growth than one well-known FTSE 100 name (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Why I’d sell Diageo plc and buy Next plc

There’s a big reason for me to switch from Diageo plc (LON:DGE) to Next plc (LON:NXT). More »

2 little-known dividend stocks I’d buy today

Decent dividends and low-looking valuations attract me to these two stocks. More »

2 ‘under the radar’ growth and income shares

These little-known dividend-paying and growing firms trade with reasonable valuations. More »

Why I’d dump Royal Dutch Shell plc to buy this stock

I think this fast-growing firm looks set to outperform Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB). More »

Fevertree Drinks plc and Just Eat plc can still make you rich

This is why I think there’s more to come for investors from Fevertree Drinks plc (LON: FEVR) and Just Eat plc (LON: JE). More »

2 small-cap flyers that could make you brilliantly rich

These two stocks look poised to deliver more for investors and are well worth your research time. More »

1 mid-cap stock I’d buy over Purplebricks Group plc

I think this fast-growing mid-cap is a safer bet than Purplebricks Group plc (LON: PURP). More »

2 mid-cap stocks I’d buy in September

I think strategic and operational momentum looks set to drive these stocks higher. More »

2 small-cap gems that could make you brilliantly rich

I think recent developments make these two small-cap gems compelling. More »

An exciting pharma stock to consider alongside GlaxoSmithKline plc

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) would make a great pairing with this potential blockbuster growth firm. More »

One FTSE 100 stock I’d buy over British American Tobacco plc

This defensive play makes a viable alternative to British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS). More »

Why I just bought shares in IQE plc

I’ve been tempted by big potential at IQE plc (LON: IQE) despite the valuation looking high. More »

One banking stock I’d buy over Barclays plc

This challenger looks set to leave Barclays plc (LON: BARC) in the dust. More »