Edward Sheldon

Edward grew up in Melbourne, Australia and developed a strong passion for investing during his university years. 15 years later and now based in London, Edward mainly invests in dividend growth stocks for the long term, however, he has been known to be tempted by the occasional small-cap opportunity. As well as writing for The Motley Fool, Edward also writes about dividend investing for Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is a CFA charterholder.

Why Legal & General is one of my top FTSE 100 dividend stocks

Edward Sheldon explains why he thinks investment manager Legal & General Group plc (LON: LGEN) is one of the best income stocks in the... More »

You’re still making these mistakes with your money, aren’t you?

Edward Sheldon looks at two basic money mistakes millions of people across the UK are making right now. More »

10% of Britons admit to being ‘terrible’ with money. Are you?

Here are four warnings signs that you may need to sort your finances out as soon as possible. More »

One super growth stock I’d buy ahead of SXX shares

Edward Sheldon explains why he won't be buying shares of Sirius Minerals plc (LON: SXX). More »

Have £1,000 to invest? Here are two FTSE 100 dividend stocks to consider

Edward Sheldon looks at two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks that offer value right now. More »

England is in the World Cup semi-final. Here’s how to profit

Edward Sheldon looks at a stock that is set to benefit from England's success at the 2018 World Cup. More »

If you plan to retire on the State Pension, read this now

If you're planning to retire on the State Pension, here are four things you need to know. More »

Would you rather have a million today or 1p doubled every day for a month?

Edward Sheldon looks at the incredible power of compound interest. More »

3 ETFs that could smash the FTSE 100 over the next decade

Long-term returns from the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) haven't been that flash. Here are three ETFs that could outperform the index over the next... More »

Is BAE Systems’ share price a bargain after this news?

BAE Systems plc (LON: BA) shares jumped late last week on a big announcement from the company. Is now the time to buy? More »

3 reasons you probably won’t be able to retire until you’re 70

With many Britons having minimal retirement savings, the chances are a large number of people will have to work until they are 70, or... More »

Only 17% of Brits are making this smart retirement savings move

More than 80% of the population could be making a huge retirement savings mistake, according to Edward Sheldon. More »

Do you have a job or a career?

Working a job you don't particularly like? It may be time to focus on building a career. More »

You’re still making this huge retirement savings mistake, aren’t you?

Nearly 50% of UK investors may be making a huge mistake with their retirement savings. More »

BP, HSBC & Imperial Brands: 3 high yield stocks that could boost your retirement savings

If you're looking for high-yield stocks, check out BP plc (LON: BP), HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and Imperial Brands plc (LON: IMB). More »

Two high yield dividend stocks that could help you quit your job

Edward Sheldon profiles two dividend stocks that both offer high yields of over 5%. More »

How I’m building a second income with high yielders GSK and Royal Dutch Shell

Edward Sheldon explains how he collects regular dividend cheques from Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK). More »

Looking for high yield? Forget BT and check out Lloyds Bank shares

If your focus is high yield, Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) is a better pick than BT Group plc (LON: BT.A), according to... More »

Retirement savings: three things you can do today to take it easy earlier

Want to retire early? Here are three things you can do today to improve your chances of quitting work early. More »

46% of Brits could be making a huge retirement savings mistake

Investors need to protect themselves from inflation, explains Edward Sheldon. More »