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£9,000 in savings? 3 steps I’d take to try and turn that into £203 a month of passive income

Christopher Ruane explains how he'd invest £9,000 with a long-term mindset to try and earn hundreds of pounds a month…

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No savings? I’d use the Warren Buffett method to earn lifelong passive income

Warren Buffett has set up passive income streams beyond most people's dreams. Our writer draws lessons from his approach he…

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Up 50% in 5 months! Can the ITV share price rise more?

The ITV share price has soared over the past five months. Our writer -- who owns the shares -- considers…

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Up 50% in a month! What’s going on with Tesla stock?

The Tesla stock has increased by half in just one month. Christopher Ruane considers some pros and cons of adding…

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This UK share’s up 29% in days – and still sells for pennies

After a UK share he owns rose by over a quarter in less than a fortnight, Christopher Ruane explains why…

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I’d buy 1,695 shares of this FTSE 250 stock to target a £300 annual passive income

On the hunt for passive income, our writer weighs some pros and cons of a FTSE 250 company that recently…

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Is the National Grid dividend as secure as it seems?

The National Grid dividend is a source of excitement for legions of private investors. So why does Christopher Ruane have…

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The BT share price has soared 35% since April. Why?

Is the BT share price surge based on fundamental business performance -- and is it justified? Our writer has his…

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Here’s how I’d start investing in the stock market with a spare £800

Getting started in the stock market doesn't necessarily require thousands of pounds. Our writer explains how he'd start now on…

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FTSE shares: is this a buying opportunity for the long term?

Our writer digs into what he looks for when selecting FTSE shares for his portfolio -- and explains why he…

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Down 70%, does the Ocado share price make any sense?

Christopher Ruane weighs both sides of the investment case for Ocado. He thinks the Ocado share price might be a…

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Is this the best blue-chip dividend share on the London stock exchange?

Christopher Ruane explains why this company strikes him as potentially the most rewarding FTSE 100 dividend share on the London…

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3 reasons I’d consider buying Groupon stock

Groupon stock lost over 99% of its value between 2011 and last year. So why does this writer now think…

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With just 10 shares, I’d aim for a million

Christopher Ruane outlines why he'd do less not more as he plans to aim for a million in the stock…

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£3,000 in savings? Here’s how I’d use that to start investing today

Christopher Ruane uses his market experience to explain how he'd start investing on a limited budget for the first time.

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Here’s how to invest £20K in an ISA to target a 7% dividend yield

Is £1,400 in passive income each year possible from a £20K ISA while sticking to blue-chip FTSE 100 shares?This writer…

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5 Warren Buffett tips that could improve my investment returns!

Christopher Ruane shares a handful of investing techniques used by Warren Buffett that he hopes can help him build wealth.

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£8,900 in savings? Here’s how I’d try to turn that into £256 a month of passive income

By investing under £9,000 now, our writer could target hundreds of pounds each month in passive income in the long…

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£1, £2, £3, £4: what’s to stop the Rolls-Royce share price reaching £10?

After the stunning performance of the Rolls-Royce share price in the past 18 months, can it keep going? This writer…

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Up 160% in 5 years, could BAE Systems shares keep on going?

After a strong few years for BAE Systems shares, our writer weighs some pros and cons of adding the FTSE…

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Value Shares

Up 38% in a year, is this UK share still attractively priced?

Christopher Ruane explains some pros and cons he sees in adding a FTSE 100 UK share with strong recent price…

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3 high-yield shares I’m eyeing for July

Our writer pores over a trio of high-yield shares he would happily buy for his passive income-generating portfolio in the…

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With a spare £380, I’d start investing like this

Our writer draws on his stock market experience to explain how he’d start investing with a few hundred pounds if…

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This former penny share has quadrupled. Could it go higher?

Christopher Ruane looks at a former penny share he thinks has a distinctive business model and weighs some pros and…

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I’d target £700 a month with this 7-step passive income plan

Christopher Ruane sets out seven simple, clear steps he would take to try and generate hundreds of pounds in passive…

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Without savings, I’d use the Warren Buffett method as I aim to get rich

Christopher Ruane explains how he’d take some important lessons from master investor Warren Buffett while working to build long-term wealth.

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Up 195%! 2 free investing lessons from Rolls-Royce shares

Rolls-Royce shares had a stunning 2023 -- and so far 2024’s been very strong too. Christopher Ruane considers what he…

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Here’s how I’d use a Stocks and Shares ISA to aim for a million

This writer thinks taking the right long-term approach to investing could help him turn his Stocks and Shares ISA into…

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I’d buy these 3 cheap shares to try and build a £590 monthly second income

Christopher Ruane explains how and why he'd buy this trio of FTSE 100 shares to build a second income of…

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The Aviva dividend yield is 7%. I think it could reach 8% — or even 9%!

Our writer already likes the look of the 7% Aviva dividend yield. Could the prospect of a higher prospective yield…

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£17,800 in savings? I’d buy UK shares to try and retire early

Can our writer retire early, even if just by a year or two, thanks to putting some money into UK…

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Halfords shares are 32% cheaper than a year ago. Time to buy?

Halfords shares trade on a relatively cheap looking valuation and pay dividends. Our writer pores over the latest results considering…

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After its new high last month, is the FTSE 100 losing momentum?

The FTSE 100 hit a new high last month but has since been losing altitude. Christopher Ruane explains why he's…

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9.8% dividend yield! Should I scoop up this FTSE 250 share?

With its near double-digit dividend yield, this FTSE 250 share has caught our writer's eye. But he is also clear-eyed…

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The Lloyds share price has jumped a third in a year. Can it keep rising?

The Lloyds share price has had a good run over the past year. Yet this writer thinks its valuation still…

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Rivian stock looks set to soar today! Should I buy?

Rivian stock soared in after-hours trading after a big-deal announcement. Our writer shares his view as a strategic long-term investor.…

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Could the AO World share price head back to £4?

Christopher Ruane turns his attention to the AO World share price after the online white goods retailer released full-year results.

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Is this the best dividend share in the FTSE 100?

Christopher Ruane digs into some of the pros and cons of a double-digit yielding dividend share he is eyeing for…

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How long might it take the National Grid dividend to double?

Our writer likes the National Grid dividend yield of 6.4%. But can the payout per share double in the next…

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Up 69% in 2024! Could the Kodal Minerals share price still be a bargain?

Some good news further boosted the Kodal Minerals share price after a long run of strong performance. Is this writer…

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