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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.

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 »

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

It really is possible to make a million from investing in UK shares. But you have to start right away and stick at it... More »

I’d invest £5k in these cheap dividend-paying UK shares for 2021

If I had £5 to invest right now I'd check out these five UK shares which should provide generous income as well as long-term... More »

I’d buy these 10 UK shares now to get rich in the stock market recovery

UK shares are recovering strongly after the stock market crash in March, and I would buy these 10 before they rally even further in... More »

Want to make a million? You can do it by investing £500 a month in a Stocks and Shares ISA

If you would like to make a million I think the best way is to invest in shares throughout your working life in a... More »

Leaving money in cash is destroying your wealth! I’m buying UK shares instead

Cash is destroys our wealth given today's low interest rates, which is why I am seeking a higher return by investing in UK shares... More »

I’d buy these 5 FTSE 100 stocks in 2021 to achieve financial freedom

I believe the best way to achieve financial freedom is to build a balanced portfolio of FTSE 100 stocks offering income and growth in... More »

This stock market rally has further to run! I’m buying UK shares while they are still cheap

The FTSE 100 is now up 30% from its March low but I am still buying UK shares because I think this is just... More »

Stock market recovery: I’d buy these 5 FTSE 100 shares today to achieve financial freedom

2020 has been tough but if the stock market recovery has further to run these five FTSE 100 shares could prove good long-term buy... More »

BP and Royal Dutch Shell are rising! Should I buy these FTSE 100 stocks today?

BP and Royal Dutch Shell remain top FTSE 100 stocks for those seeking dividends as well as growth, and should benefit as oil prices... More »

Bitcoin ‘to hit $20,000’ by Christmas! Who cares? I’m buying UK shares to retire rich

Some people will be excited to see Bitcoin heading for $20,000 again, but I'd much rather invest in UK shares to fund a comfortable... More »

Buy-to-let faces new tax attack! That’s why I’m investing in FTSE 100 shares instead

Buy-to-let investors may soon face a tax attack from Chancellor Rishi Sunak. The outlook for FTSE 100 shares looks much brighter. More »