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Kirsteen Mackay

I love reading and writing about the stock market.

Passive income: should I buy Rolls-Royce shares in 2021?

Many people dream of generating a passive income, and stock market investing can be a great way to start. But is popular FTSE 100... More »

Should I buy oil stocks in 2021?

The oil price plummeted in 2020, so should investors buy oil stocks in 2021? I think they look tempting as demand returns but controlling... More »

Forget NS&I Premium Bonds. I’d prefer the FTSE 100 index for making a million

Since NS&I cut its Premium Bond prize pool, users are leaving in droves. I think the FTSE 100 index offers opportunities for making a... More »

Forget the National Lottery. I’d prefer the FTSE 100 to make £1 million

Forget the millions to be won on the National Lottery! Real life ISA millionaires can be created by investing. I think the FTSE 100... More »

Why another stock market crash may be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy bargain shares

The FTSE 100 is falling and investors are worried a stock market crash is imminent. Here's why I think it presents an opportunity to... More »

How has my top UK share for 2020 performed? And would I buy this stock in 2021?

Imperial Brands (LON:LSE) was my top UK share for 2020. Now I look at how this tobacco stock performed and if I'd buy it... More »

2 soaring small-cap growth stocks of 2020. Will their share prices fly in 2021?

Many biotech and food companies fared well this year. Will these FTSE AIM All Share (INDEXFTSE: AXX) small-cap growth stocks continue to prove their... More »

FTSE 250: Passive investing for income is a stock buying strategy I like

The FTSE 250 hasn't recovered from Covid-19, but 2021 could be better. I think it contains great dividend picks for a passive investing strategy. More »

Will construction stocks see a share price revival in 2021?

Construction stocks were hammered when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Some are seeing a share price revival. Will their fortunes turn round in 2021? More »

Why FTSE 100 firm AstraZeneca’s shares fell and Codemasters’ stock soared 20% today

FTSE 100 pharma giant AstraZeneca is seeing its share price fall today, but UK gaming stock Codemasters is flying on takeover news. More »

Is the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust a good way for me to buy US stocks?

The Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust share price is soaring this year. It holds a diversified selection of US stocks. Is it worth investing in? More »

3 reasons I won’t be investing in buy-to-let property in 2021

Could a housing market crash be coming in 2021? I'm steering clear of buy-to-let property for that reason (and others). I much prefer investing... More »

Investing for beginners: is age 40+ too late to start?

It's best to start Investing when you're young, but many don't realise this until age 40 or older. That doesn't mean it's too late... More »

Is Rolls-Royce among the best UK shares to buy for 2021 to double my money?

British aerospace and defence company Rolls-Royce has had a volatile year. Could buying these UK shares help me double my money in 2021? More »

Stocks to watch: Will these FTSE 100 UK shares soar or plummet in 2021?

Deciding which UK shares to buy in the FTSE 100 is hard. Will the vaccine rollout make stock picking decisions easier in 2021? More »

Here’s how I’d invest £20k in 2021 to make a million

I think the best way to invest £20k is across a range of diversified investments. That's how I'd structure my portfolio on my quest... More »

FTSE 100 hits 6,550-point high! Are these the best UK shares I could buy?

As the FTSE 100 hits a 6,550-point nine-month high, I look at the popular UK shares rallying and whether they look a good long-term... More »

If I’d invested £1,000 in the Greatland Gold share price a year ago, this is how much it would be worth today

The Greatland Gold share price has enjoyed a phenomenal year. Will 2021 keep the good news coming or is its bull run coming to... More »

Why the Superdry share price has broken out over 81% in a month! Should I buy?

The Superdry share price is on a tear this month, but does it have what it takes to bring growth and profitability to shareholders?... More »

Pinterest’s share price has surged 272% in 2020! Should I buy this US stock?

The Pinterest share price is enjoying a tremendous boost from increased users and revenues. It's becoming a popular US stock to buy. More »