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  • Here’s one value stock I’d snap up and hold for 10 years!

    Image source: Getty Images One value stock I’m adding to my holdings the next time I have some spare cash to invest is QinetiQ (LSE: QQ.). Here’s why. Defence tech QinetiQ is one of the world’s leading defence tech and security businesses. It manufactures and supplies products such as sensors for weapons, robotic systems, and…

  • Two FTSE 250 income stocks flying under the radar

    Image source: Getty Images The FTSE 250 is usually the hunting ground of growth investors. Anyone after income stocks normally focuses on the FTSE 100, but they’d be missing a trick. Yes, companies on the FTSE 100 are larger so their capacity to pay dividends is greater. And the smaller size of the FTSE 250…

  • 10%+ yield! Is Vodafone the best dividend stock on the FTSE 100?

    Image source: Getty Images I’ve come to find that Vodafone Group (LSE:VOD) might be the best dividend stock for my retirement portfolio after rigorously digging through the FTSE 100. Though there are some obvious problems with the company, the stock is currently trading at the same valuation it did back in the late 90s. Could…

  • The curse of October: I’m still investing despite growing fears of a stock market crash

    Image source: Getty Images Looking back through history, October is the month most prone for witnessing brutal stock market crashes. After all, the three worst single-day falls ever recorded all took place during this month. Two of these occurred on successive days in 1929. The other, in 1987. Despite being crash-prone, October won’t put me…

  • Rolls-Royce shares are considered undervalued, but should I buy them?

    Image source: Getty Images Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR.) shares are slightly undervalued, but there are better candidates and inherent weaknesses with the stock make me cautious as an investor. I do not believe the hype other investors are playing into. Company operations Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s best-known engineering companies. But the shares do not include…

  • Watchlist alert! 3 FTSE stocks currently trading at 52-week lows

    Image source: Getty Images I’m a firm believer in building watchlists for the stock market. I don’t have the cash to buy all the FTSE stocks I want in one go. Further, some shares I don’t want to buy right away, but only if the stock drops to a certain level. Here are several ideas…

  • Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum, I’d buy UK stocks to turn £10k into a £100k nest egg

    image source: Getty Images If I wanted to increase my money tenfold, I’d buy UK stocks long before I touched cryptocurrencies.  I do see the appeal of cryptos like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Both coins have multiplied investments rapidly in the past. If I wanted to turn £10k of savings into a £100k nest egg then…

  • £20k in an ISA? Here’s how I’d aim to turn it into a £12k yearly second income

    Image source: Getty Images ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) are a fantastic vehicle to build wealth. Given enough time, these tax-efficient accounts can help investors generate a large second income from dividend stocks. Here, I’m going to outline how I’d aim to turn £20k in an ISA into £12k of passive income. Please note that tax…

  • 2 FTSE 100 dividend shares! Which should I buy for passive income?

    Image source: Getty Images I already hold these FTSE 100 shares in my Stocks and Shares ISA. And I’m considering which one to buy more of when I next have cash to invest. Which one would be the better buy? Barratt Developments I first bought Barratt Developments (LSE:BDEV) shares in 2020 because of the company’s…

  • 2 dividend shares investors should consider buying in October

    Image source: Getty Images Two dividend shares I believe could be savvy additions to any portfolio looking to boost passive income are Admiral Group (LSE: ADM) and Central Asia Metals (LSE: CAML). Although dividends are never guaranteed, here’s why I believe investors should consider buying the shares. Admiral Group Admiral is one of the biggest…

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