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Sam Robson

Editor in Chief of The Motley Fool UK. I follow Foolish investing principles, and in personal finance, I practice what I preach!

Hurry! While stocks last… A share-dealing offer I couldn’t refuse

When I logged into my share-dealing account this morning, I noticed an offer I couldn’t refuse. No commission on international stocks. For someone who... More »

The National Lottery Cinema Weekend: free pair of tickets available!

This weekend, the National Lottery are offering players the chance to snare up to two free tickets at participating cinemas! More »

Spend it like a billionaire

Forbes estimates there are over 2,750 billionaires in the world. So should we aspire to this level of wealth over millionaires now? More »

Announcement: Motley Fool Launches FoolStop, Endorses Spelling of ‘Stonks’

It is also important that we ‘get with the times’, so henceforth, we’ll be accepting (and preferring) the alternative spelling ‘stonks’ More »

What are penny stocks?

We define penny stocks and shares, list the primary differences between penny and regular stocks, and give examples of penny stocks come good! More »

1 ‘hack’ to get almost £5 off your Ocado shop

5p per Ocado bag in each delivery soon adds up. But now the firm is encouraging its shoppers to help the environment AND get... More »

How to save both money and time by batch cooking!

Why batch cooking can be a cheaper, quicker, and potentially healthier alternative to both daily meal prep and takeaways. More »

Why I’m celebrating American Express now being accepted at all major UK supermarkets

The likes of Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons have long accepted American Express for payment. Now all major supermarkets in Britain do. More »

Is it a good time to buy shares?

You might be surprised to learn that we don't believe there is a 'good' or 'bad' time to buy shares... Allow me to elaborate! More »

What’s the best peanut butter to buy?

Is smooth best, or does crunchy peanut butter add another level to the spread? It’s a debate as old as time (or at least... More »

What to know about the change in Halifax’s Share Dealing Service fees

Halifax has emailed accountholders of its Share Dealing Service to let them know about forthcoming changes in its fee structure. More »

What happens if I miss a credit card payment in the UK?

It’s a valid fear when applying for a credit card. What happens if I miss a credit card payment here in the UK? Well,... More »

Nectar points can now be converted into Avios: here’s what you need to know

Nectar has now joined forces with Avios, following the end of the latter's partnership with Tesco Clubcard. Here's what you need to know. More »

Oyster cards, travelcards, and more: the cheapest ways to get around London

A brief personal history of my Oyster card, how contactless cards replaced it in my wallet, and other ways I've kept costs down travelling... More »

Is there really such a thing as passive investments?

My honest take on passive investments, and what it might take me in terms of time and money to obtain a passive income in... More »

Does blood donation count as essential travel?

With many Brits uncertain about what counts as essential travel and what doesn't, here we attempt to give clarity when it comes to donating... More »

Rolling in the sourdough

MyWalletHero editor-in-chief Sam Robson is beginning 2021 as he means to go on - with a sourdough starter to help him cut back on... More »

What is an ‘essentials box’, and what is inside?

If you fall within the 'keyworker or vulnerable people' group, or cannot leave your home to get everyday items from the supermarket, an "essentials... More »

Risk vs reward

As an investor, you're inherently a risk-taker... More »

How should investors react to a hung parliament?

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) lifts as sterling falls following the confirmation of a hung parliament after the 2017 General Election. More »