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Malcolm Wheatley

Is confirmation bias sapping your portfolio?

Ordinary investors have a poor track record... More »

How the ‘Boris bounce’ affects your wealth

Post-election, share prices have risen sharply. More »

Ignorance isn’t bliss: 3 red flags that investors should look for

Many investors make the same mistake... More »

How to profit in uncertain times

Expect the unexpected. More »

3 golden rules for investing success

Get the basics right first. More »

2 unloved sectors that look over-sold

Bargain – or value trap? More »

High yields can signal danger – but not always

High yields are attractive – but they don’t tell income investors the full story. More »

3 proven ways to boost investing returns

Taking action isn’t difficult: start today. More »

The investing lessons that come from distance

With distance, comes a different perspective. More »

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 »