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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.

A high-dividend stock I’d buy now

Why this high-dividend stock is potentially more than just a sleepy cash-cow business and growth looks set to kick in down the line. More »

How much money do I need to live off UK share dividends?

Here's how I'm aiming to invest my way to a portfolio capable of generating a share dividend income big enough to live off. More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d aim to never sell

I wouldn't try to hold all my investments forever, but these two FTSE 100 dividend stocks both have many qualities that mean I'd like... More »

With £2,000 to invest, I’d buy these FTSE 100 shares with big dividends

Several FTSE 100 shares pay out big dividends, but I'd start my research with these defensive operators in a growing sector. More »

How I’d aim to achieve passive income with £25 a week

Unearned passive income can be a great thing. And taking a few actions to keep a passive income stream flowing to me is worth... More »

UK shares to buy in October

Here are three UK shares I'm keen to research further with a view to buying for the rest of October and beyond. More »

3 simple steps to boost my chances of profiting from this stock market stealth correction

Falling valuations can be an opportunity if the businesses behind UK shares continue to trade well. Here's how I'm aiming to find good investments... More »

How I’d invest £500 a month in a Stocks and Shares ISA starting right now

Here's why I feel rising commodity prices, inflation and economic uncertainty could be creating a decent opportunity to buy quality UK shares such as... More »

3 UK dividend shares I’d pick now in my quest for £500 a month in passive income

The first step I'd take when selecting shares is to ignore companies without strong competitive advantages, and that's why I'm focusing on these three. More »

My top FTSE 100 stock buys for a new bull run

Many stocks have been drifting lower recently, despite the main indices remaining quite firm. Here are the FTSE 100 shares I'm targeting right now. More »

Stock market recovery! How I’d invest £5k in UK shares for October 2021 and beyond

I think the recent stealth correction in the stock market means a stock market recovery is likely on the way, and I'd aim to... More »

How I’m aiming for £500 a month in dividend income using the Warren Buffett method

The Warren Buffett method of investing can be simple and effective. And I'm aiming to use it to generate a monthly income of £500... More »

How to prepare for a stock market crash in October 2021

This guru has added his voice to the chorus predicting an imminent crash in the financial markets. So, here's how I'm preparing in case... More »

Investing at 60: how I’ll handle shares in my financial autumn

Investing at 60-plus doesn't have to be dull! This is how I plan to keep on aiming to build wealth from stocks as the... More »

Lloyds Bank? I’d forget it and buy this strong UK stock

Here's why I'm avoiding Lloyds Bank shares and why I'd buy this alternative FTSE 100 stock for its strong growth outlook and steady business. More »

The best UK shares for October 2021

I'm wringing my hands with glee because some great UK shares have moved lower offering potentially better value, such as these three. More »

Top UK stocks to buy now for the recovery

There's potential for market recovery on two levels, but I'm also looking beyond mere recovery when building my hit list with UK stocks such... More »

Top UK dividend stocks to buy as I aim for £500 a month in passive income

Here's how I'm aiming to build up a £150k portfolio using dividend stocks while earning nothing more than an average salary. More »

Does the easyJet share price make the stock an unmissable bargain?

easyJet is more investable now than it was before its recent rights issue. But I'm also considering these further points before buying the stock. More »

Does the Sainsbury share price make the stock an unmissable bargain?

Supermarket chain J Sainsbury delivered a solid first-quarter trading statement back in July, but the share price has been in retreat -- should I... More »