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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.

Forget Brexit! Why I’d buy shares in this cash-rich small-cap company

Top attractions for me with this firm include the cash-rich balance sheet and an impressive five-year-plus trading and financial record. More »

Why I’d buy shares in this FTSE 100 cloud-based service provider today

Last year’s growth momentum carried to the start of the current year for this company. I reckon there’s more to come. More »

Forget Lloyds Bank! This stock looks like a better bet to me and yields north of 6%

This company has a positive outlook with the promise of improving finances ahead. More »

How I think this low-debt, dividend-growing stock could surge after Brexit

Recent strategic progress could make this company a solid long-term ‘buy’. More »

3 top LSE shares I’d buy for 2020

The London stock exchange is packed with opportunities, such as these three. More »

How I’d treble my State Pension with £4 a day

The financial sacrifice needed to achieve a fund capable of trebling your income in retirement could be smaller than you think.   More »

Forget risky shares like SXX! I’d buy this 4.3%-yielding value and growth stock

I wouldn’t touch these shares with a bargepole if I believed there was a general economic slump coming. But right now, I’m tempted! More »

Should you buy shares in Boohoo as it moves higher after a long period of consolidation?

I reckon it’s a great idea to pick shares by analysing fundamentals and business prospects, so what do I think of this star performer? More »

Forget SXX! I’d invest in this dividend-growing company instead

I reckon this business enjoys a strong-looking niche in the market. More »

Forget gold! Here’s how £20k could make you a million

With the price of gold near new highs, this is where I’d pounce. More »

Forget Forex trading! You could invest your way to wealth like this

Warren Buffett adjusted his investment strategy to overcome this problem, and so can you! More »

Stop saving and start investing! This plan could turn £100 a week into a million

If you do this, you could be heading for financial independence and early retirement. More »

Up 375% in 10 years. Should you buy this dividend-raising stock now?

Slick finances have been created by this company’s branded products, and the directors are “confident” of further progress. More »

Up more than 400% over 10 years. Should you buy this share now?

Cash-generating and growing like mad. In many ways, I think this is a dream business. More »

Could this FTSE 100 company’s almost 5% dividend yield swell your portfolio?

Does “strong” execution and “robust” profitability make this share a buy? More »

How should I invest £500 today?

You could be at the beginning of a long and fruitful investing journey. I’d start like this. More »

A 5-step Warren Buffett guide to turbocharge your investing in 2020 and beyond

Banish losses and reap gains. Warren Buffett shows us how. More »

5 steps to take on your path to a million

Do this and you could accelerate your journey to a million in 2020 and beyond. More »

How should I invest £100 a month for a second pension?

The sooner you start, the better. Here’s what I’d do. More »

Here’s one of the secrets of Warren Buffett’s success and how you can have it too

This powerful tailwind delivered a more than 528,700% return over Warren Buffett’s investing lifetime (so far!) More »