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Kevin Godbold

I’m an investment writer and investor focusing on the London stock market. I run my own pension fund and ISA accounts after a career in management and engineering, which included building up a business from scratch and selling it a few years later.

With £3k to invest, I’d buy shares like Warren Buffett does to get rich

Warren Buffett buys stocks with good-quality underlying businesses when the valuations are reasonable. Here’s where I’d look. More »

Forget a second stock market crash! Bargain stocks may not remain cheap for much longer

If you're waiting on the sidelines for a second stock market crash in 2020, you may be disappointed. Here’s what I’d do right now... More »

Are you one of thousands making this retirement investing mistake?

If your retirement investing strategy relies on cash savings bank accounts, you could be making a big mistake. Here’s what I’d do instead. More »

Making a million in the stock market: Here’s why I reckon now is your big chance to start

Volatile markets can be a valuable gift to investors with the right attitude to investing. Here’s how I’d proceed to start making a million... More »

Why I’d buy this recovering FTSE stock now for its massive growth potential

This FTSE stock is recovering from its prior financial problems and we could see international sales rise quickly in the years ahead. More »

I’d buy this FTSE stock after 30 years of unbroken growth in the dividend

The directors of this FTSE company reckon the new trading year has started well and they haven’t changed their expectations because of the pandemic. More »

Is the State Pension really under threat? This is what I’d do right now

A second source of income could help protect you from the risks of relying on an uncertain State Pension. Here’s how I’d proceed immediately. More »

5 steps to boost your chances of making a million from this choppy stock market

In this choppy stock market, we never know what is going to happen next. But these steps could help propel you towards your investment... More »

Forget Bitcoin and gold! I’d buy crashing FTSE 100 shares to retire early

With a long investing time horizon in mind, I reckon crashing FTSE 100 shares can help me compound my way to early retirement. Here’s... More »

If a second stock market crash arrives in 2020, don’t waste it!

A second stock market crash in 2020 could be a good opportunity. Here’s the action I’d take right now to prepare. More »

100 billion reasons why I’d buy FTSE shares now

Here are some compelling reasons why I'd buy and hold FTSE shares right now, including the possibility of inflation and asset bubbles.   More »

It’s a big day for FTSE 250 stock Greggs. Here’s why I’d buy

Over the past few years, FTSE 250 stock Greggs has been a great investment. I’m tempted to buy now for its recovery and growth... More »

2 FTSE shares: I’d buy one right now and avoid the other

With economies turning down, there’s one clear winner for me in this choice between FTSE shares. I’d buy the stock today. More »

Dividends! Forget the stock market crash. I’d buy this FTSE share yielding 4%

I reckon this 4% dividend yield is attractive and backed by a defensive, cash-generating business with counter-cyclical qualities and low debt. More »

Stock market rally: I reckon today’s update is making this FTSE share leap higher

Trading better than expected and the dividend is going ahead. No wonder this share is part of the stock market rally today. I’d buy. More »

I think these bargain FTSE 100 shares could help you become an ISA millionaire

I’m much more likely to be a buyer of bargain FTSE 100 shares in the recent market pull-back than I am a seller. And... More »

Have we just seen a dead-cat bounce in the stock market and will shares plunge again?

The history of stock markets has many examples of false dawns. Here’s what I’m doing right now to mitigate the risk of another plunge... More »

Several cheap FTSE shares I reckon could help you retire with a million

If you're aiming to compound your way to a million in the stock market, it makes a big difference if you choose stocks carefully.... More »

Every stock market crash offers bargains: I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 shares now

There’s more chance of bagging a bargain price with shares if we buy when fear and worry are in the air, such as during... More »

Stock market weakness: I’d grab this FTSE share today

In this stock market weakness, I see this FTSE share as a potential big dividend-paying, long-term play with recovery and growth potential. I’d buy. More »