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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.

I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 dividend shares and retire on a passive income

I wouldn’t buy and hold every FTSE 100 dividend share, but I do like these two for their potential to deliver capital and income... More »

Here’s how I’d invest £100 a month for a second pension

It’s surprising how my investment fund could grow over time, even by allocating a modest amount of £100 a month. Here’s where I’d invest. More »

With £2k to invest in the FTSE 100, I’d choose these 2 dividend stocks

After their strong performance through the pandemic, I’d invest in these 2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks now for their income and capital growth potential. More »

Here’s why I’m putting this UK tech stock on my Christmas list

After a strong performance through the pandemic, I think there’s a decent long-term growth story to play for with this UK tech stock. More »

When it comes to finding the best shares to buy, I like this company yielding 3.5%

I think this big Covid winner is a share that looks set to grow and benefit from the recovery of economies, businesses and stock... More »

Forget gold and Bitcoin! Here’s how I’d invest £20k in 2021 to achieve financial freedom

Paul Tudor Jones made me think about Bitcoin and gold in a new light. But he hasn’t changed my strategy for investing £20k. Here’s... More »

Here’s how I’d invest £250 per month in a Stocks and Shares ISA in 2021

Some are predicting a stock market boom in 2021, others a correction, but this is how I’d invest in a Stocks and Shares ISA... More »

Here’s a selection of attractive FTSE 100 shares I’d consider buying today

I think a window of opportunity has opened up recently with defensive company stocks. Here are several FTSE 100 shares that I’d like to... More »

Here’s how I’d follow Warren Buffett’s pre-millennium advice to get rich

Despite his enormous investing success, Warren Buffett urges normal investors like me to do things differently. But the results can still be big. More »

Here’s what £1,000 in Lloyds Banking Group shares 10 years ago would be worth now

It’s an eye-opener for me to see so many zeros on the dividend table as Lloyds Banking Group shares were once considered to be... More »

If the FTSE 100 passes 7,000 by Christmas, will it be too late to buy cheap UK shares?

This is what I’m doing about finding cheap UK shares right now and how I'm following the advice of three investing gurus. More »

5 UK shares I’d buy now for 2021 and beyond

As many companies look ahead and analysts predict growth for them, I’m keen to buy UK shares like these five for the next bull... More »

7 stocks I’d buy right now following the UK’s approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

This global market strategist reckons we are on the cusp of a new bull market. And I think he could be right, so I’d... More »

Is this one of the best UK shares to buy now? I think it might be and here’s why

This stock just reported “a resilient performance in uncertain times with results ahead of expectations” and I’d buy it right now. More »

I reckon these could be some of the best UK shares to buy now

I think UK shares like these could be some of the best to buy now for the ongoing stock market rally as the world... More »

Jeremy Siegel says 2021 will be “gangbusters” for stocks. I’d buy these UK shares now

“I actually think that we're going to have a boom next year.” So says Siegel, and I think he may be right, so I’m... More »

Forget the US stock market! This analyst thinks UK shares will outperform in 2021

Investors will likely buy shares "where growth prospects are the most durable and where valuations are less stretched." So, I'd buy UK shares like these. More »

7 share picks from Lord John Lee and how they’ve fared in 2020 so far

Why I think all seven of Lord John Lee’s stock picks featured here are serious candidates for my portfolio today. More »

Passive income for financial freedom: my top FTSE 100 dividend shares to buy now

I’d aim to follow the ideas of the 'Grande Dame of Dividends’ to get rich and retire early with a passive income from FTSE... More »

My top FTSE 100 stock buys for an instant starter portfolio

If I was building a portfolio of FTSE 100 investments from scratch, I’d start with these stocks and hold them for at least five... More »