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How to Make a Million – Slowly by John Lee

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Chapter 8

My successes

PEPs/ISAs

I have included in this chapter PEPs/ISAs and takeovers because many of my successes have been by way of takeovers and many of these have also been ‘sheltered’ – free of capital gains tax – within my PEPs/ISAs, thus there is an obvious inter-relationship. The FT article in December 2003 on me becoming a PEP/ISA millionaire, ‘How I made £1m from £126,200’, is fully reproduced at the end of this chapter, together with the linked Q&A, ‘How can I do what he’s done?’. The chapter works through my major successes on a chronological basis, culminating with a number of shares I currently own where I sit on large profits.

Chapter 3 details some of my initial activities when I was operating with very little capital. ...

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