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.

Did Neil Woodford make a huge mistake selling Softcat shares?

Neil Woodford sold his holding in Softcat plc (LON: SCT) recently. Has the portfolio manager made another mistake? More »

4 top insights from Warren Buffett’s 2018 shareholder meeting you can’t afford to ignore

Did you miss Warren Buffett's 2018 shareholder meeting? Here's what you need to know. More »

Retirement saving: three things I wish I’d known when I was 20

Edward Sheldon looks at three key mistakes he has made over the years. More »

Patisserie Holdings’ share price is smashing the returns from the FTSE 100

Patisserie Holdings plc (LON: CAKE) shares have jumped 155% since 2014, easily outperforming the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More gains to come? More »

Why Hargreaves Lansdown is one of my top FTSE 100 growth stocks

Edward Sheldon explains why shares in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) group Hargreaves Lansdown plc (LON: HL) offer strong long-term prospects. More »

Looking for value? Check out these FTSE 100 dividend stocks

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) has surged higher recently. Yet there's still value to be found, explains Edward Sheldon. More »

Why I believe Boohoo’s share price can keep rising plc (LON: BOO) shares are trending up again. Edward Sheldon believes there are more gains to come. More »

Could the FTSE 100 hit an all-time high this week?

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) has bounced back strongly since late March. Could it hit a new all-time high this week? More »

Who else wants to build a second income stream with FTSE 100 dividend stocks?

Edward Sheldon reveals how he is creating a second income stream by investing in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks. More »

Retirement saving: five habits of millionaire investors

Time to get your retirement finances in shape? Here are five habits of highly effective investors. More »

Legal & General Group isn’t the only Neil Woodford dividend stock yielding over 5%

Edward Sheldon looks at two dividend stocks owned by Neil Woodford, including dividend champ Legal & General Group plc (LON: LGEN). More »

Should I buy bitcoin now its price is rising again?

Bitcoin's price is rising again and is up 30% over the last month. Is now the time to buy? More »

No retirement savings at 60? Here’s what to do

In your 60s with little in the way of pension savings? Here's what you need to do. More »

Lloyds share price: why is it underperforming the FTSE 100?

Over the last month, Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) has underperformed the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) by 7%. What's going on? More »

3 Warren Buffett ratios that could help you retire a millionaire

Edward Sheldon reveals three key financial ratios that the greatest investor of all time, Warren Buffett, uses regularly. More »

Investing in your 20s? These top growth funds could help you retire earlier

Investors in their 20s can afford to take on a little more risk so could benefit from an allocation to high-growth investments. More »

Sainsbury’s share price: can it keep rising on Asda deal?

J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY) shares surged yesterday on news of the proposed merger with Asda. Is now the time to buy? More »

In your 60s? Consider these low-risk dividend investment trusts

Edward Sheldon looks at two low-risk investment trusts that pay regular dividends. More »

3 reasons now is a great time to invest in UK stocks

UK stocks are unloved right now. That means it could be a great time to invest. More »

No retirement savings and running out of time? Here’s what to do

In your 60s and concerned about low pension savings? Here's what to do. More »