Harvey Jones

I'm a freelance personal finance journalist who writes regularly for the Daily and Sunday Express, The Daily Telegraph, Guardian Unlimited, The Observer and, best of all, Fool UK.

The HSBC share price and 5.5% yield tempts me more than BAE Systems

HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) has the edge over BAE Systems plc (LON: BA) but it's a close call, says Harvey Jones. More »

A Stocks & Shares ISA and Self-Invested Personal Pension could help you quit your job

Harvey Jones looks at how you can make saving for the future a lot less taxing. More »

Forget the State Pension: these 2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks could help you retire in ease

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend heroes will give you income of around 5.5% a year, smashing the return on cash, says Harvey... More »

The Glencore share price and this FTSE 250 high-yielder offer high income and strong growth

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) mining star Glencore plc (LON: GLEN) and this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) dividend income hero offer the best of both... More »

A successful Brexit deal could destroy the FTSE 100

Harvey Jones says that if Brexit ever happens, the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) could become its first victim. More »

This was the biggest financial mistake of my life. Do not repeat it

Harvey Jones refused to join a company pension scheme 30 years' ago. He's still scratching his head wondering how he could have been so... More »

Here’s how you can avoid living on a State Pension of just £23 a day

Harvey Jones says the following funds could spare you the grisly fate of scraping by on the state pension when you retire. More »

Bitcoin is heading for $10,000. Next stop $1 million!

Harvey Jones says bitcoin's resurgence could make fools of us all... yet again. More »

How did FTSE 100 dividend stock GlaxoSmithKline get to be so risky?

Harvey Jones hopes FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) income stalwart GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) can pull off its tricky balancing act. More »

Have £2,000 to invest? Here are 2 monster growth stocks to consider

Harvey Jones says these two stocks will have doubled your money and they could pull off the trick again. More »

Can monster growth stocks Fevertree Drinks and Ocado Group justify their sky-high valuations?

Harvey Jones is stunned by the high valuations at Fevertree Drinks plc (LON: FEVR) and Ocado Group plc (LSE: OCDO), yet reckons they're worth... More »

How to transfer a credit card balance

With a little care, you can swing the credit card debt balance firmly in your favour. More »

Should you buy risky Ryanair Holdings or even riskier UK Oil & Gas Investments?

Harvey Jones sees dizzying levels of risk in both Ryanair Holdings plc (LON: RYA) and domestic shale explorer UK Oil & Gas Investments plc... More »

How do credit cards work?

Explaining what an APR actually is, and more! More »

Do these 3 things now or live on a State Pension of just £8,546 a year

These three small steps could give you 30 years of retirement pleasure, says Harvey Jones. More »

These 3 FTSE 100 monster dividend stocks are yielding more than 20%!

Harvey Jones examines the real yield you are getting on your FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investments and it's a lot more than you think. More »

Just Eat and Tesco could still help you retire early

Harvey Jones says Just Eat plc (LON: JE) and Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) could still offer investors a tasty treat. More »

These 2 top growth stocks have been thrashing the FTSE 100

Harvey Jones picks out two stocks that have beaten the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) but says one of them has just scored a massive... More »

Yes, you really can get a credit card!

Everybody enjoys the freedom and flexibility of having a credit card, but unfortunately not everyone can get one. More »

This 6%+ FTSE 100 high yielder and 6%+ income stock could help you retire early

Harvey Jones can't help but admire the juicy income paid by this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock and an emerging markets specialist. More »