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Peter Stephens

Having held various senior management positions in the manufacturing sector, Peter founded his own manufacturing company in 1996. This was subsequently sold in 2007. Meanwhile, his passion for investing (which began during the privatisations of the 1980s) remains strong and he couples this with writing for The Motley Fool as a Contractor. His investment style is value-oriented; focusing on company fundamentals, as well as assessing the strength and presence of a competitive advantage. While above-average growth prospects remain very attractive, a greater focus on dividends has crept in since Peter became a part-time retiree in 2007.

Forget buy-to-let property. I’d buy these 2 bargain FTSE 100 stocks

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Have £1k to invest? I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 stocks today instead of saving in a Cash ISA

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2 dirt-cheap FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy in an ISA today for 2020

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How I’d invest £500 in a Stocks and Shares ISA today to boost my retirement savings

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No savings at 50? I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 stocks in an ISA to help you retire early

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Retirement savings: I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 stocks in an ISA to get rich and retire early

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Forget buy-to-let! Here are 3 reasons why I’d buy FTSE 100 shares today to make a million

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Why a great stock market crash in 2020 could boost your retirement savings

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I’d hold 5%+ FTSE 100 dividend yields in my ISA for at least 10 years!

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State Pension: how I’d build a retirement nest egg to make a generous passive income

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Forget Bitcoin! I’d buy bargain FTSE 100 dividend shares in an ISA today

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Why I’d ditch a Cash ISA to make a passive income with just £20 per week

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This Warren Buffett money tip could help you to beat the FTSE 100

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Forget the State Pension: how to generate the income needed for a comfortable retirement

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Forget gold! I’d invest £10k in FTSE 250 shares today to make a million

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How I’d invest £1k in a Stocks and Shares ISA today to retire early

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Forget buy-to-let property! This could be an easier way to make life-changing wealth

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No savings at 50? I’d buy FTSE 100 growth shares to help save £1m for retirement

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