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Roland Head

Roland Head has a background in telecoms and IT engineering that's helped him to develop an investing style that's focused on value, income and quantitative factors. He also has an interest in commodity stocks. Roland has been writing for the Motley Fool since 2012, He holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed the CFA Level 1 exam. A keen private investor, he also runs an internet business.

No retirement savings at 50? 3 dividend stocks I’d buy

These stocks have good environmental credentials and offer attractive dividend yields. More »

The Taylor Wimpey share price is up 36%. Here’s what I’d do now

The Taylor Wimpey share price has risen by 36% over the last year and still offers an 8.5% dividend yield. Do I think it's... More »

Are these the best dividend stocks for 2020?

Roland Head looks at three FTSE 100 dividend stocks with outstanding track records. More »

The Premier Oil share price is up 75%. Here’s what I’d do now

Roland Head looks at the latest news from the North Sea and asks if the Premier Oil plc (LON: PMO) share price can keep... More »

What’s the best way to invest £20k?

Roland Head looks at two simple ways to invest a lump sum in the stock market. More »

What are the top 25 dividend stocks in the FTSE 100?

Roland Head takes a look at FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks with yields of 5% or more. More »

Why I rate the Centrica dividend as a buy

The Centrica share price has been rising. Roland Head explains why he thinks it's time to buy. More »

Where I’d invest money to get a monthly income

Roland Head explains how you can generate a monthly income from the stock market. More »

No savings at 50? 2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy for a passive income

Roland Head explains why he sees the RBS share price as one of the top income buys in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

£1,000 to invest? I’d pocket this 9% dividend yield

This high-yield dividend stock is on the up after a strong set of quarterly figures. More »

How I’d invest my money today

Roland Head looks at the options for new investors and explains how he's investing his own cash. More »

Have £3k to invest? 3 healthcare stocks I’d buy for 2020

Ageing populations and fast-growing emerging markets make these stocks a buy, says Roland Head. More »

Forget the Cash ISA! I’d pocket 6.3% from this FTSE 100 stock

I think this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) big hitter should deliver a growing stream of cash from 2020 onwards. More »

How I’d invest £500 per month to build a passive income

Following these steps will help you to build a tax-free passive income, says Roland Head. More »

Could you beat the State Pension with £200 per month?

£200 per month could make a big difference to your retirement, as our writer explains. More »

This growth stock crashed 20% today! Here’s what I’d do now

This firm was previously a strong performer in a difficult market. Is this one-off problem a buying opportunity? More »

3 reasons why I’d buy Tesco shares and sell Sainsbury’s

The Tesco share price has outperformed Sainsbury's by more than 30% over the last year. Our writer explains why he'd stay with the market... More »

The Sirius Minerals share price is up 35%. Here’s what I’d do now

Sirius Minerals (LON: SXX) is in takeover talks. What should investors do now – and what will happen next? More »

3 stocks I’d buy and hold through the 2020s

Roland Head suggests three stocks that should be reliable performers in uncertain times. More »

Forget the Cash ISA! I’d pocket 6.9% from the FTSE 100

Roland Head explains how he'd use a basket of high-yielding FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks to generate an income. More »