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Edward Sheldon, CFA

Based in London, Edward is a freelance investment writer whose clients include a broad range of financial services firms located all over the world. Prior to launching his own investment writing business, Edward spent 15 years working in private wealth management and institutional asset management, both in the UK and in Australia. A passionate investor himself, Edward mainly invests in large-cap dividend stocks with the aim of building wealth slowly, however, he has been known to be tempted by the occasional small-cap opportunity. Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, as well as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the highly-regarded Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Have £500 to save this payday? Here are 3 clever financial moves you could make

Have a little spare cash this payday and wondering what to do with it? Here are three ideas that could boost your wealth significantly.... More »

Two niche tech stocks that I think could smash the FTSE 100 over the next five years

Looking for growth stocks that can outperform the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) index? Check out these under-the-radar stocks, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Millennials think they’ll inherit £130,000 each. Is this accurate?

Inheritance tax receipts are hitting record highs today. Does that mean Millennials are set for huge inheritance payments? More »

Want to get rich? Here are 3 things you need to understand right now

Want to join the top 1%? You need to get your money working for you. More »

The ONE reason I’d pick a Stocks & Shares ISA over a Lifetime ISA or SIPP

Here's a closer look at the main advantage of the Stocks & Shares ISA. More »

50% of Britons are unaware of this amazing retirement saving trick

Interested in free money to put towards your retirement savings? Read this now. More »

Want to retire early and wealthy? Read these 3 quotes now

There's no shortage of wealth management advice out there. However, sometimes the simplest advice is the best. More »

Tesco shares? I’d rather buy this FTSE 100 dividend stock

Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) shares have done well this year, outperforming the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). But this stock looks more attractive to Edward... More »

Bitcoin just surged 50% in a month to $8,000. Next stop $10,000?

The Bitcoin price just surged spectacularly. Can it keep rising? More »

Vodafone just cut its dividend by 40%. Here’s how you could have seen that coming

Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD) just took the drastic measure of slashing its dividend. Was that a surprise though? More »

ITV’s share price is plummeting. Here’s what I’d do now

ITV plc's (LON: ITV) share price has fallen nearly 20% in just a few weeks. What's going on? More »

Warning: Metro Bank isn’t the only FTSE 250 stock that hedge funds expect to crash

Metro Bank plc (LON: MTRO) shares are being targeted by short sellers. But that's not the only FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock being shorted.... More »

Have a Stocks & Shares ISA? Here are two FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy today

Looking for attractive FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks for your ISA? These yield 6.5% and 4.2%. More »

Saving for a house? Don’t forget to save for this too

In the UK, almost everyone wants to get on the property ladder. But a house isn't the only thing to be saving for, says... More »

Want to retire earlier than dad? Here’s what I’d do

Does the thought of working into your late 60s scare you? If yes, do these three things now, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Want a £750,000 retirement portfolio? Stop saving and start investing

Interested in building up a huge retirement pot? The key is to get your money working hard for you. More »

Buy-to-let versus a pension. Which is the smarter retirement savings strategy?

Wondering if buying a buy-to-let property is a better investment strategy than saving into a pension? Let's compare the two strategies. More »

The State Pension: do you even know how much it is?

Think the State Pension is enough money to live a comfortable retirement? Think again. More »

Purplebricks shares: Neil Woodford just suffered another disaster

Neil Woodford-owned stock Purplebricks plc (LON: PURP) is down 70% in two years. What's gone wrong? More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I think you’ll be really glad you bought in 20 years’ time

The world is likely to look very different in 20 years' time. Here are two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks that could benefit.... More »