Richard Beddard mugshot invest-o-matic

Hi. Thanks for visiting invest-o-matic, official home page of writer and investor Richard Beddard.

The mug in the shot is me, on a good day.

I explain how companies make money and demonstrate how to invest in them for the long-term by operating and writing about live model share portfolios:

I write most days for Interactive Investor, and I write two or three columns a month plus the occasional feature for Money Observer magazine.

All my magazine articles are stored in the library. These are a good introduction to my work:

This interview explains how I came to be a writer and investor, what I do in a working day, and why reconciling the objectives of a writer with those of an investor is the biggest challenge I face.

Please contact me by email: or Twitter: @richardbeddard.