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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.

Here’s how I’d build a passive income for the price of a cup of coffee a day

A Medio Americano from Costa will set me back about £2.20 these days. And that’s enough to build a passive income. Here’s how I’d... More »

I’m following Warren Buffett’s advice about how to outperform the markets

How I’m following two strands of advice from Warren Buffett and embracing strategies for both the cautious and the adventurous investor. More »

3 ways I’d aim for success with UK shares in volatile markets like these

Some investors have done well through this year's stock market volatility and here are three ways I‘m aiming for investment success with UK shares... More »

3 simple steps towards making a million using this stock market recovery

I think there’s a general economic recovery coming and this is how I’m using it to aim at making a million with shares via... More »

I’m listening to Jim Cramer because I want to get rich from shares like he did

Here are four top tips from Jim Cramer, the former hedge fund manager who made millions picking stocks and executing a large investment portfolio. More »

What is a cheap share? Here’s the way I reckon Warren Buffett decides

The lowest share prices may not represent the greatest bargains, and here’s how I reckon Warren Buffett decides what make the best-value stock purchases. More »

Why I believe this neglected tip from Warren Buffett really could make me rich

I’m guilty of letting Warren Buffett’s sayings wash over me without really thinking about them anymore. But this neglected tip could be a millionaire-maker.   More »

Here are the FTSE 100 dividend shares I’d aim to buy and hold for decades

Here’s why I’d put all these FTSE 100 dividend shares on a watch list, follow the news they issue, and aim to buy each... More »

Why I’d buy investment trusts and shares like these to retire on a rising passive income

Here’s how I’d aim to passively invest my way to a passive income in retirement with minimum effort and maximum effect along the way! More »

Forget investing in gold! I’d do this to start making a million with shares in 2021

How I’d use this powerful triangle of factors to pick stocks and power my portfolio to start making a million with shares through 2021... More »

£100 a month to invest? The top shares and funds I’d choose for my Stocks and Shares ISA

I think there’s a bright future ahead for equity investing, and here’s how I’m shaping my investments for 2021 and beyond with my top... More »

5 steps to financial freedom while earning an average salary

Steps one to four of this plan are essential, but step five is where the magic happens to propel me forward to a life... More »

My top 3 dividend shares for 2021 and beyond

I think these top dividend shares in defensive sectors could make reliable compounding machines in my portfolio in the years ahead. More »

Bitcoin and gold could drop like a stone in 2021. I’d buy these 7 UK shares instead

UK shares have a value-driving engine that's missing from Bitcoin and gold. So, I’d aim to buy and hold these stocks for the long... More »

3 of the top UK shares I’d buy for 2021 and beyond

Why I think these three top UK shares have the potential to deliver rock-solid growth in my portfolio. I’d buy and hold them for... More »

Up more than 10%! Is this a UK share to buy based on today’s impressive trading figures?

Sometimes, robust trading can signal a change in the underlying business that could drive a stock higher over time. Is this a UK share... More »

Is the turnaround at Purplebricks a stock opportunity for 2021?

Why I’m tempted to pick up a few of the shares to hold for the long term to see if Purplebricks can succeed with... More »

Forget The National Lottery and Bitcoin! I’d invest using a time-tested way to get rich

The records of most well-known successful investors tell similar stories. And more than any other factor, this one thing is the secret of their... More »

Why I’m bracing for a stock market pullback

Market watchers are calling out excessive bullish sentiment, which could lead to a stock market pullback. Here’s how I’m preparing to take advantage. More »

Here’s how I reckon £20k could make me a million with shares

Warren Buffett, Lord John Lee, Mark Minervini and many others have used shares to turn small sums of money into big sums. Here’s how... More »