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Malcolm Wheatley

If you look where you always look, you’ll find what you always find

Biding your time, and waiting for bargains, can – literally – yield dividends. More »

A market for the brave

For investors, these are troubling times. More »

What you don’t buy matters, too

The importance of being selective. More »

Buy what you know? Shares you don’t know can prove better

Next time you see the name of an unfamiliar company, take the trouble to find out a little more about what it does. More »

It’s official: 20% of over-65s are millionaires

“Spend a little less, save and invest a little more,” has always been good advice. For the younger generation, it needs to start becoming... More »

The lesson of The Loser’s Game

Why avoiding mistakes is key... More »

Hope is not a retirement strategy

Long-term regular investing can build a significant pension pot. More »

How to best play the FTSE 100’s current weakness!

Start preparing now... More »

Avoid these expensive investing mistakes

Mistakes sap your wealth, and two pitfalls are surprisingly common. More »

The comforting allure of income investing

A diversified portfolio of income-paying shares has useful defensive properties, as well. More »

5 great reasons to own shares

Owning shares has many benefits, but few people take full advantage. More »

The gentle charm of equity income investing

There’s a lot to be said for a focus on dividends -- and not just for the income. More »

Is your portfolio suffering from home country bias?

Cast your net wide when selecting shares for your portfolio. More »

Will being optimistic make you a better investor?

Look to the big picture if you want to grow your wealth. More »

Is it 1999 all over again?

There’s always value around, if you know where to look. More »

Are you literally throwing money away?

How the little things add up. More »

If you don’t buy shares when they’re cheap, when do you buy them?

UK shares seem to be lagging other countries right now. More »

Profiting from other people’s nervousness

When whole sectors fall out of favour, bargains can often be had. More »

There are bargains to be found in vicious markets

We could well be in for a period when these abrupt share price crashes become much more prevalent. More »

Retiring early is not an idle dream

How everyone can escape the rat race More »