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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.

Forget Premium Bonds! I’d buy FTSE shares to get rich and retire early

The chance of winning a big prize with Premium Bonds is low, but FTSE shares can be a steady way to build wealth. Here’s... More »

Is the BT share price a once-in-a-decade ‘buy’ or a value trap?

The last time we saw the BT share price this low was just after last decade’s financial crisis. Here’s what I’d do about the... More »

Negative interest rates could be coming! Here’s why I’d fight them with UK shares

In a world of ultra-low or negative interest rates, UK shares have the potential to build your wealth and I’d invest right now. More »

For this one reason, I’d buy and hold shares in FTSE 100 company Next right now

Both a trading and share-price recovery are underway at FTSE 100 company Next. But the firm excels in another way that makes it a... More »

Forget gold! I think UK shares like this one can help me make a million

Why we could be seeing a short-term opportunity to buy this UK share at a better price just before a recovery in earnings. More »

I reckon GlaxoSmithKline and this growing healthcare company are UK shares to buy

When it comes to UK shares to buy right now, I reckon this company’s recent success and a push for growth make it a... More »

Should I invest in the top 5 FTSE 100 risers?

Here’s a great way of finding decent FTSE 100 shares. I’d invest in these five right now for their compelling recovery and growth prospects. More »

Forget gold and Bitcoin! Why I think this share can help me become an ISA millionaire

Here’s why, as part of a diversified portfolio, I think this share can help me become an ISA millionaire, and why I’d buy it... More »

Stock market crash: I’d invest like Warren Buffett to get rich and retire early

Here’s how I reckon investing like Warren Buffett could help you to generate high long-term returns after the stock market crash. More »

Forget Bitcoin and gold! I’d invest money in cheap UK shares to retire rich

Despite the strong price of Bitcoin and gold this year, I reckon cheap UK shares could offer high returns in the long run.  More »

Why ‘Britain’s Warren Buffett’ expects UK shares to surge and why I’m investing like mad

We’ve seen some powerful operational performances behind many UK shares, despite the pandemic. Here’s what I’m doing right now to capture further upside. More »

How I’d make a passive income with £25 a week

With £25 a week, you could begin a passive income journey that could end up changing your financial future in a positive way. Here’s... More »

Forget the National lottery! I’d invest money in these 2 UK shares today to get rich

Why I reckon the long-term growth prospects of UK shares like these two could be more attractive than betting on the National Lottery. More »

Rishi Sunak’s tax grab is coming! Here’s how I’d beat it with UK shares in an ISA

UK shares held in an ISA can shield you from tax and help you build a passive income. Here’s how I’d proceed to build... More »

Cheap shares: 3 I’d buy now to get rich and retire early

Here are three cheap shares with compelling reasons for me to buy today to compound my gains towards getting rich and retiring early. More »

FTSE shares to buy: I’d add this 4.3% dividend yield to my portfolio right now

This company has just raised its dividend. I think it's one of several FTSE shares to buy and can add valuable diversification to my... More »

Here’s exactly what I’d do about Dunelm shares right now, and why 

Dunelm operates in a resilient sector and is trading well. On top of that, the long-term growth story remains intact. Would I buy, sell... More »

Why I’d buy this growth share and dividend champion right now

This company’s strong balance sheet provides the resources to further expand sales for global growth. Here’s why I’d buy and hold the shares. More »

Does a tech stock sell-off in the US mean we’re facing stock market crash number 2?

As volatility hits the markets again, should we brace for stock market crash number two or this an opportunity? Here’s what I think and... More »

Shares to buy: why I’d go for this growing, cash-rich company right now

If you are hunting for shares to buy right now, this one has an impressive record, a low valuation and huge potential in my... More »