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Harvey Jones

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

Looking to make a million? 5 reasons why I’d choose UK shares over buy-to-let

Investing in buy-to-let is expensive and bothersome. I'd rather buy cheap UK shares today, than become an amateur landlord. More »

Everybody hates UK shares! I reckon that makes now a great time to buy them

UK shares have fallen out of favour but this could be a great opportunity to buy them while prices are low, then hang on... More »

Oil price crash! Is now the time to dump BP and Shell for good?

The oil price crash has hammered BP and Royal Dutch Shell. Carbon net zero plans will make life harder, but they still have plenty... More »

Forget cash and NS&I! I’m building a passive income by investing £100 a week

Today's record low savings rates make it harder than ever to generate passive income in retirement, that's why I'm investing in UK shares. More »

Don’t panic! A stock market crash is actually the perfect time to buy UK shares

Many people are wary of investing during a stock market crash. But now is actually a great time to buy UK shares at discounted... More »

Is the stock market about to crash again?

The stock market is crashing today and there may be worse to come as we head for a new wave of lockdowns. But it's... More »

Stock market crash part 2! Here’s why I’d shun these top FTSE 100 stocks forever

A second stock market crash could be a big buying opportunity, but Harvey Jones picks out one sector he'd avoid right now. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I’d rather buy these top UK shares tax-free in an ISA

I'd rather buy UK shares inside a tax-free Stocks and Shares ISA than go to all the bother of investing in a buy-to-let property. More »

Stock market crash bargains! I’d follow Nick Train and buy these 3 FTSE 100 stocks

Fund manager Nick Train admires these three FTSE 100 stocks for developing their businesses despite the stock market crash. I'd buy them too. More »

Got £2k to invest? I’d buy these 2 bargain UK shares

These two UK shares have been hit by competition from online rivals and this year is locked down, but are now mounting their own... More »

Buy-to-let tax attack! I’d much rather buy FTSE 100 shares in an ISA

Buy-to-let is now a tax and administrative nightmare. That's why I'm keeping things simple by investing in FTSE 100 shares, free of tax, in... More »

£2k to invest in UK shares? One stock I’d buy today, and one I’d ignore

These two UK shares have had different fortunes over the past five years. One of them is a dirt-cheap turnaround, but I'd buy the... More »

Stock market crash winners: I’d consider buying these 2 UK shares in an ISA today

Many UK shares have recovered strongly since the stock market crash, including these two. Buying them inside an ISA today could be a good... More »

Want to make a million from investing in UK shares? This is how I’d do it

You can make a million from investing in UK shares, but don't expect to make it overnight. It requires, time, hard work and patience. More »

Forget Brexit and the stock market crash! I’d still buy cheap UK shares to make a million

Many investors will be nervous about buying UK shares amid Covid-19 and Brexit uncertainty, but should keep their eyes on the long term. More »

Want to make a million in the stock market crash? I’d buy cheap UK shares today

Global stock markets fell again yesterday, but I'd recommend investors stick closer to home and buy UK shares while they're cheap. More »

Stock market crash alert: these 2 FTSE 100 stocks are too risky for me right now

While some FTSE 100 stocks have recovered from the market crash, others have just fallen lower and lower. I'd avoid these two troubled companies. More »

Stock market crash opportunities: I’d buy these two UK shares right now

There are plenty of bargain UK shares on the FTSE 100 after the stock market crash. Check out these two while they're still cheap. More »

These 2 FTSE 100 shares have made investors rich in the market crash. Here’s what I’d do now

While most FTSE 100 shares have taken a beating this year, these two fast-growing specialists have made investors rich. Can it last? More »

I’d hold Bitcoin, I’d hold gold, but right now I’d buy cheap UK shares in an ISA

Gold and Bitcoin are having a great year but this makes them expensive. I think that UK shares offer far better long-term value today. More »