Kevin Godbold

I’m an investment writer and private 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 as a going concern.

3 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy right now in this fallen market

Why these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) firms sit firmly on my ‘buy’ list. More »

Why I think this ‘secret’ dividend grower looks set to shine

Why I think big dividend advances make this stock attractive right now. More »

Forget the Tesco share price, I’d buy shares in this growing firm instead

Tesco plc’s (LON: TSCO) turnaround looks stale to me, but I think this firm’s growth story has further to run. More »

Why I’d invest £1,000 in this potential millionaire-maker stock

Why I think this new-to-the-market firm looks attractive. More »

With £1,000, I’d buy this FTSE 100 share based on today’s news

Why decent growth drivers make this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) share a ‘buy’ for me. More »

Is Dignity a better turnaround opportunity than BT Group?

Should I invest in Dignity plc (LON: DTY), BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) or neither? More »

Have £1,000 to invest? Why I’d go for this investment held in a Stocks and Shares ISA

Why I think this is an ideal, low-stress investment capable of compounding your money for the long haul. More »

3 moves I’d make right now in these weak stock markets

I reckon now is the time to act to build your future wealth on the stock market. More »

Is this the supreme investment for time-poor working people who want to retire early?

I’m bullish on this investment and it won’t take hours to maintain and monitor. More »

Should you revisit the Glencore share price, down 25% this year?

FTSE 100 miner Glencore plc (LON: GLEN) sports some tempting indicators, should you buy some of its shares? More »

What I’d buy instead of this more-than-4%-yielding FTSE 250 share

The yield may be high with this company, but I think there's a safer alternative that could do even better for investors over time. More »

Should you worry about zero growth in earnings with the FTSE 100’s National Grid?

Is the National Grid plc (LON: NG) a bargain or a value trap? More »

Is this an opportune moment to pick up shares in this FTSE 250 growth share?

With the share price down more than 25% today, is now the time to plunge in and buy some of this company’s shares? More »

Is it time to revisit this 2017 market-leading FTSE 250 share?

Why I think there could be more to come for investors with this growing FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) company. More »

Why I’d avoid the turnaround proposition at Connect Group and what I’d buy instead

Here’s what I’d buy instead of struggling distributor Connect Group plc (LON: CNCT). More »

Is it finally time to return to the Purplebricks share price?

With the stock around 170% down from its highs, should I buy Purplebricks Group plc (LON: PURP)?   More »

Should you buy shares in the FTSE 100’s Taylor Wimpey right now?

Is Taylor Wimpey plc (LON: TW) a bargain or a value trap? More »

Is it finally time to return to the UKOG share price?

With the Gatwick Gusher gushing again, should I buy some of UK Oil & Gas plc’s (LON: UKOG) shares? More »

3 smart ways to avoid living off the State Pension

If you do this, I think you’ll engineer yourself a happy financial retirement, whatever your income. More »

Why a FTSE 100 tracker looks set to thrash buy-to-let

I think the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) looks like a great opportunity for investors right now and the best years of buy-to-let could be... More »