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Kirsteen Mackay

I’m studying IT and finance with the Open University and CISI. I love reading and writing about the stock market.

Double your State Pension while on minimum wage! Is it possible?

I consider whether it is possible to double your State Pension and retire in comfort while earning minimum wage. More »

Forget Mothercare! The Vodafone share price is rising

As Mothercare slides into administration I take a closer look at Vodafone's recent price rise. More »

Why I think the BP share price is less risky than the Saudi Aramco IPO

The excitement surrounding the Saudi Aramco IPO may be alluring, but I think BP has more to offer investors. More »

Can the SSE share price double your money?

The SSE financials are appealing, but does it have staying power and can its share price continue to rise? More »

Hurricane Energy share price vs Pantheon Resources share price! Which would I buy?

Risky UK Oil and Gas Investments can be tempting and full of potential. Can they match up to the hype? More »

SXX share price sucks but I think the BT share price has appeal!

As investors exit Sirius Minerals in droves, I look to another former British favourite for potential gains. More »

Two low-debt, income-generating FTSE 250 companies! Should I invest?

I consider two FTSE 250 dividend-paying stocks with appealing financial metrics. What are their pros and cons? More »

Regain your Woodford losses with a sound investment strategy

As investors in Neil Woodford’s flagship unit trust prepare to lose up to 70% of their investment, I consider an alternative strategy to recoup... More »

I’d avoid Sirius Minerals (SXX)! I prefer this safer investment

In the wake of the Sirius Minerals SXX share price slide, I look to a safer alternative with an income benefit More »

FTSE 100 supermarket wars! Which is the best stock to buy?

With failed mergers, intense competition and resignations affecting supermarkets, can their share price rises continue? More »

Why the SSE share price rose 8% in September

The SSE share price enjoyed a positive September, but is it a good investment? More »

Why the Glencore share price rose 3% in September

FTSE 100 mining shares are risky but can knockdown prices make them a worthy buy? More »

Why I think the BP share price can overcome climate change pressures

Climate issues are pressuring BP to change, can a new CEO win over millennials? More »

Why the Barclays share price rose 9% in September

The banking sector saw gains in September making up for August's losses. More »

Forget gold, I’d buy this stock before Brexit!

Far from taking a gamble, I think those interested in sports betting companies may benefit from a Brexit-induced share price downturn. More »

Metro Bank share price rises 30%!

Can Metro Bank recover after several serious events have led investors to lose faith? More »

Should I double down on the Sirius Minerals share price?

The market may deem Sirius Minerals a write-off, but should I buy low to recoup my losses? More »

Greggs share price is falling!

As its trading update sends the share price downwards, is this a good time to buy Greggs (LSE:GRG)? More »

No savings at 40? No need to panic

The realisation of hitting 40 with no savings for retirement can be panic-inducing. Here's how you can still get ahead of the game. More »

Forget the IQE share price!

Overvalued stocks should be avoided, so I look to clean air and sustainability for an alternative pick. More »