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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.

Do this now if you believe the State Pension can’t finance your retirement

This is how you can steer your financial future to achieve a happy retirement with a decent income. More »

This 6%+ yielding FTSE 100 stock could make you a million

I reckon turnaround potential and a keen valuation make this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock attractive. More »

Should I buy the glitch and pile into this 7%-yielding small-cap?

I reckon a high dividend yield and decent forward prospects make this stock interesting, despite its recent setback. More »

Here’s how you can join the 13% of British households with millionaire status

Five steps you can take right now towards achieving millionaire status. More »

How you can retire early and be financially independent on an average salary

A five-step plan to help you break free from the rat race. More »

Should I pile into FairFX Group, up 20% today?

I really think FairFX Group plc (LON: FFX) has the potential to become a millionaire-maker stock. More »

Should I pile into Sophos Group plc, down 20% today?

We could be seeing a decent buying opportunity with fast-growing Sophos Group plc (LON: SOPH). More »

Why I’m tempted to invest in this dividend growth stock for retirement

I reckon this rising dividend is worth collecting while we wait for a valuation re-rating upwards. More »

Why I’d ignore the UKOG share price and focus on this small-cap growth company

I think this small-cap growth company looks much more attractive than UK Oil and Gas Investments plc (LSE: UKOG). More »

Millions of people could be making these 4 retirement-saving mistakes

Avoiding these mistakes could help you achieve a happy financial retirement. More »

The Tesco share price could cost you dearly from here

Can you afford the potential cost and risk of investing in Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) today? More »

Beware the siren call of the HSBC share price

Why I’d shun HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and look elsewhere for quality dividend and value investments.   More »

Is GlaxoSmithKline a high-yield dividend star or a dangerous dog of the FTSE 100?

How sustainable is the GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) dividend? More »

Two 5%-plus dividend yielders in the FTSE 100 I’d buy now and hold until retirement

Why these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks are among a small group I’d buy and hold for the very long term. More »

Is Standard Life Aberdeen plc a high yield dividend star or a dangerous dog of the FTSE 100?

How sustainable is Standard Life Aberdeen plc’s (LON: SLA) dividend?   More »

Is SSE plc a high yield dividend star or a dangerous dog of the FTSE 100?

How sustainable is SSE plc’s (LON: SSE) high dividend? Kevin Godbold runs some numbers. More »

This FTSE 250 stock could fly along with the Diageo share price

I reckon impressive gains from this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stock and Diageo plc (LON: DGE) look set to continue. More »

This dividend, value and momentum stock could crush an outperforming FTSE 100

This tempting little stock looks set to outperform the FTSE 100 index (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Why I’d shun the Sirius Minerals share price and buy this superstock instead

Why I'm attracted to this dynamic company before Sirius Minerals plc (LON: SXX) right now. More »

Is the BT share price heading for 80p again?

Here’s why things could get worse before they get better for BT Group plc (LON: BT.A). More »