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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.

No savings at 40? There’s still time to get rich by investing in UK shares in an ISA

There is no time to lose. If I had no savings at 40, I'd need to take action today and start building my wealth,... More »

How I plan to turn £60.30 into a million by investing in top dividend stocks

The beauty of buying and holding top dividend stocks is that shareholder payouts will roll up into something big over time. Like a million... More »

Stock market rally! I reckon these are some of the best shares to buy in 2021

The FTSE 100 has started 2021 well and there could be further growth to come. I reckon these are among the best shares to... More »

£3k to invest in UK shares? I’d buy these 3 FTSE 100 stocks to earn passive income

If I had £3k to invest right now I'd look to spread it between these three UK shares to generate a healthy passive income... More »

I’ll never make a million from cash. But £500 a month in UK shares might just do it

It's almost impossible to make a million from cash, given today's low interest rates. But I see regular monthly sums invested in UK shares... More »

I love these two UK shares, but one thing’s stopping me from buying them today

These two UK shares have had very different fortunes during the pandemic, but they have one thing in common. Both offer growth, at a... More »

2021 stock market rally! I’d buy booming FTSE 100 shares like this one in an Isa today

I think FTSE 100 shares could really start motoring once the vaccination programme rolls out, and I'd consider this e-commerce play today. More »

How I’d generate a passive income of £45,000 a year from UK shares and never work again!

By investing regularly in UK shares you can generate sufficient passive income to stop work if you wish and enjoy a comfortable retirement. More »

I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 stocks before UK shares rally again

With Brexit done and Covid-19 vaccine programmes rolling out, these two FTSE 100 stocks should recover nicely and I reckon they're worth a look. More »

Stock market rally: I reckon these are the best shares to buy now for 2021

Once the country is liberated from the latest lockdown UK stock market could fly. Here are some of the best shares I'd buy in... More »

Forget cash, buy-to-let, Bitcoin and Premium Bonds. I’m buying UK shares to get rich this year

I reckon that UK shares have the power to beat a basket of other investment options in 2021, so that's where my money's going. More »

Stock market rally: I’d buy these 2 bargain UK shares right now to get rich in 2021

I'd buy these two UK shares today to take advantage of their bargain prices with the aim of holding them for the long term. More »

Bitcoin is heading for $25,000 but I’m buying FTSE 100 stocks to get rich in 2021

Bitcoin is flying right now but approach with caution, it could crash just as quickly. Instead, I'm backing FTSE 100 stocks to recover in... More »

I’d buy these 10 FTSE 100 stocks to earn dividend income of up to 9.4% in 2021

While cash now gives you next to nothing, these top 10 FTSE 100 stocks offer dividend yields of between 5.8% and an incredible 9.4%... More »

Dividends are back! I’m choosing FTSE 100 stocks over cash to get rich and retire early

Dividends are on their way back with 16 FTSE 100 stocks announcing they will restore shareholder payouts. By contrast, returns on cash remain lousy. More »

Beware the 2021 house price crash! I’m choosing FTSE 100 stocks over buy-to-let

I think the property market is a bubble that could burst once the stamp duty holiday ends. So I'm investing in FTSE 100 stocks... More »

I’m not buying Bitcoin! I’m investing in UK shares for 2021 and beyond

This has been a brilliant year for Bitcoin and a disappointing one for UK shares, but I'm still putting my long-term wealth into equities. More »

Forget buy-to-let! House prices may crash in 2021 so I’m buying UK shares instead

The stamp duty holiday has triggered another house price boom but I would rather buy UK shares in an ISA than invest in buy-to-let. More »

These 2 FTSE 100 stocks have bags of recovery potential. Here’s what I’d do now

The retail sector is hurting after the collapse of Arcadia and Debenhams but that could work in favour of these two FTSE 100 stocks. More »

Forget cash! I’d buy these brilliant FTSE 100 stocks for their 6%+ yields

I would much rather generate income of more than 6% a year from top FTSE 100 stocks than leave my money to die a... More »