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Lloyd Prout

Lloyd Prout has been a Motley Fool contributor since late 2018. He grew up in Western Australia where he attended both school and university. Lloyd holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in accounting and business law and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Now applying his trade in a big 4 professional services firm, Lloyd has a passion for stock investing. He hopes to share his knowledge, philosophy and insights with Foolish readers, so that they can achieve better lives for themselves and their loved ones. Outside of investing, Lloyd is a passionate follower of the English Premier League and Survivor.

What I’ve learned writing for The Motley Fool

Writing for the Motley Fool has been a privilege. Here are the biggest lessons that I have learned that will help you in your... More »

2 terrible ASX shares I will never buy

There are so many great ASX shares to buy. Here are 2 terrible ASX shares I strongly advise investors to avoid. More »

Here’s why I avoid these terrible ASX shares at all costs

You work hard for your money and you don't want to lose it. Here are some terrible ASX shares that I'd avoid at all... More »

A practical guide on how to invest in ASX shares

Getting started investing in ASX shares can be hard. Here is an easy to follow, practical guide to investing in the share market. More »

5 ASX shares I will never sell

When you are building a portfolio of ASX shares, I believe there are some you should never sell. Here are five that I plan... More »

New to investing? Here are 5 ASX dividend shares to buy now

Dividend shares help form part of a great starter portfolio for new investors. Here are 5 ASX dividend shares to consider buying now. More »

New to investing? More ASX growth shares to buy now

Here are some amazing long-term ASX growth shares to buy now. These shares can form a great ASX portfolio for new investors. More »

New to investing? ASX growth shares to buy now

If you are new to investing, I recommend building a portfolio of 15 ASX shares as quickly as possible. Here are 5 ASX growth... More »

Should you buy ASX shares before or after reporting season?

ASX reporting season is well underway. Some of the biggest and best companies have now released earnings. Should you buy ASX shares now or... More »

New investors should do this before investing in ASX shares

Why new investors should put their finances in order and have an emergency fund before buying into the ASX share market More »

Know when to buy ASX 200 shares – watch the VIX

With so much volatility, there is a simple way to help decide the best time to buy ASX 200 shares during the pandemic. Watch... More »

Should you invest in ASX 200 childcare shares during stage 4 lockdown?

With Melbourne in stage 4 lockdown and the Federal Government paying for childcare, should you invest in ASX 200 childcare shares? More »

My top retail ASX 200 share to gift right now

Ecommerce has boomed during Coronavirus. Here is my top retail ASX 200 share to buy now and gift to your loved ones: Wesfarmers Ltd. More »

Will outages make the Telstra share price a buy?

Telstra has been the target of a cyber attack, causing outages in the Eastern states. What does this mean for the Telstra share price? More »