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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.

Brexit: I think these FTSE 100 dividend stocks could provide protection

Concerned about Brexit? These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks shouldn't be too affected, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Shareholder perks: I like this FTSE 250 stock that could get you 25% off food and drink for a year

Shareholder perks are rare these days. Yet this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) company offers a brilliant perk, explains Edward Sheldon. More »

Two FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy while they’re cheap

Looking for low valuations and high yields? Check out these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Tempted by BT’s share price and dividend yield? Here’s what you need to know

BT Group - class A common stock (LON: BT-A) shares currently trade on a P/E of under 10 and offer a dividend yield of... More »

2 of my top small-cap stock tips for 2019

Looking for high-growth stocks that could generate big gains in 2019? Check out these two stock tips. More »

How I’d invest if I only had £1,000

Investing your first £1,000 can be daunting. Edward Sheldon explains how he would invest if he was just starting out today. More »

Three smart things you could do with £1,000 right now

Have a little bit of cash lying around and wondering what to do with it? Read this now. More »

Are Premium Bonds the easiest way to become a millionaire?

Every month, two Premium Bonds holders become millionaires. But does that make Premium Bonds a good investment? More »

Two super FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy for 2019

Looking to build up your dividend portfolio in 2019? Consider these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks, says Edward Sheldon. More »

A FTSE 100 and a FTSE 250 growth stock I’d buy for 2019

Looking for big share price gains? Consider this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock and this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stock, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Have your retirement savings invested with Hargreaves Lansdown? You might want to read this

Hargreaves Lansdown just launched its new Wealth 50 service. This is what you need to know. More »

Is now a good time to invest in FTSE 100 stocks?

Keen to boost your wealth but unsure whether it's a good time to invest in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX)? Read this now. More »

Still invested in Bitcoin? This is what I think you should do

Bitcoin has fallen around 80% from its 2017 high. Still holding it? Read this now! More »

Forget Premium Bonds! This could be an easier way to make a million

Considering an investment in Premium bonds? Read this first! More »

Two bargain FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d snap up for 2019

Looking for high yields and dividend growth in 2019? Check out these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Two ‘defensive’ dividend investment trusts I’d buy for 2019

Looking for a reliable UK equity investment trust that pays a dividend of 5%? Here are two to consider. More »

Here are two of my top FTSE 100 dividend stock picks for 2019

Looking to build a second income stream in 2019 with dividend stocks? Check out these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks, says Edward Sheldon.... More »

Think you don’t earn enough to save and invest? Read this now

If you think investing is only for those on huge salaries, think again, says Edward Sheldon. More »

4 ways to increase your savings in 2019

Want to make your money work harder for you this year? You might be surprised at how many options you have. More »

Ask a Fool analyst: What are the top FTSE 100 stocks I want to buy in 2019?

Edward Sheldon says there are some stocks out there that he's waiting to pounce on if their prices dip. More »