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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 a Cash ISA! I’d buy this recovering stock and its 3.75% dividend yield

My guess is that if I bought some of these shares today, I’ll be glad I did when it comes to my retirement. More »

Why I’d put £2,000 into this dividend growth stock for my retirement portfolio

This firm’s strong order book looks set to drive further returns ahead, and I think the dividend record is impressive. More »

Forget Purplebricks! I’d rather invest in this profitable and growing small-cap

This stock is profitable, growing its earnings and has a vibrant strategy for further expansion. More »

Is this tempting small-cap about to shoot the lights out?

There’s a turnaround under way in the underlying operations of this small-cap. This is what I’d do now. More »

Worried about your State Pension retirement income? 3 things I’d do right away

Your future financial retirement could be much brighter if you act now. Here’s how. More »

Forget BT! I think this alternative investment has much better prospects

With this investment, you can wave goodbye to all the individual-company risk that comes with backing a single horse such as BT Group -... More »

One FTSE 100 ‘super stock’ I’m avoiding like the plague and what I’d buy instead

I wouldn’t trust the attractive-looking metrics of this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock right now. Here’s why... More »

Is it too late to pile into this well-performing super stock?

This firm expects trading for the full year to exceed market expectations, which is music to the ears of most investors. More »

This hot stock could shoot the lights out. Here’s why I’m avoiding it like the plague

This firm’s graphene businesses have expanded into global markets, but I’m wary of the stock. More »

Is Bitcoin about to crash back down to $4,000? I’d buy this instead

By tying your money up in Bitcoin, you could be missing out on some great benefits. More »

Forget a Cash ISA! I’d buy this 5% dividend paying growth stock today

Despite the robust growth and strong operational momentum this firm maintains, the valuation doesn’t look stretched to me. More »

This FTSE 100 super stock is down more than 20% in July. Time to buy?

This FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) company remains a decent turnaround and growth proposition, in my eyes. More »

Forget UKOG! I’d invest in this small-cap opportunity instead

Here’s a promising small-cap investment I’d buy before UK Oil & Gas plc (LON: UKOG). More »

Would I be bonkers to buy shares in Tesco right now?

Why I reckon something fundamental has changed about Tesco plc (LON: TSCO), and what I’d do now. More »

A 12%-yielding FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d avoid like the plague right now

I think this lavish dividend payer could be risky. Here’s why. More »

Why I’ve changed my mind about Metro Bank

This is what I think about the Metro Bank plc (LON: MTRO) share price right now. More »

Is it time to pile into the Royal Mail share price?

Are we seeing an opportunity in the Royal Mail plc (LON: RMG) valuation right now? More »

5 index tracker funds I love

Collectively, UK investors know a thing or two, so I’m focusing in on their top five tracker fund picks, and I love them too. More »

Smoking! Why I think Imperial Brands and British American Tobacco could soon fly

I think decent trading at Imperial Brands plc (LON: IMB) and British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS) suggests valuations could have fallen too far. More »

3 simple steps for growing a million-pound Stocks and Shares ISA

It’s possible to grow a million-pound ISA. Here’s how I’d go about it. More »