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Toby Walne is an award-winning national journalist who specialises in alternative investments. A writer for the Mail on Sunday he also regularly contributes to other newspapers and is a magazine columnist. Toby was first kicked out the office more than a decade ago and told not to return until he had a story. He has rarely been back in since.
In search of adventure and stories Toby has ... Read more on Toby Walne
This fascinating book is a cornucopia of amusing or nostalgia-inducing trivia about collectables.
A book review by Richard Gill of the AIM & PLUS Newsletter
Tired of earning next to no interest on your bank savings account? Sick of seeing your shares going down in value? Spread betting just ...
Toby Walne, author of 101 Extraordinary Investments - Curious, Unusual and Bizarre Ways to Make Money, counts the cost of today's treasures
Many superheroes, including Superman and ...
Sharp investors choose sword collecting
Historic swords are worth big money to serious collectors
Mixing business and pleasure is often a bad idea, but investors who can afford to take a ...
The five best childhood collectibles
From Superman to Scalextric models, we explain why your attic could turn into a real treasure trove
If the rollercoaster ride of the stock market leaves you ...
A ginger Barbie doll; a Christmas card featuring Santa in a purple suit and an antique feather-stuffed golf ball. What do these three curios have in common? They are all rare household items from ...Read more
The Mail on Sunday
Tell you what I'd love for Christmas: a shrunken human head. No, I didn't know you could buy them either until I read Toby Walne's marvelous stocking-filler, '101 Extraordinary Investments'. But now ...Read more
Welford and Brixworth Area News
Penny Farting bicycles, stuffed animals and even shrunken heads are just some of the bizarre investments that can turn a profit for collectors, according to a former Draughton man's new book.
Northampton Evening Telegraph
A former Montsaye School pupil wo is now a financial whizz has written a quirky book about unusual ways to make money.
Toby Walne, who was born in Draughton and attended Montsaye in Rothwell, has ...
Making money need not involve risky stockmarket punts, overpaid men in pinstriped suits or dire-rate savings accounts - it can actually be relaxing and lots of fun.
Increasingly investors are ...
My Money Diva
If you are about to sit down to write your Christmas cards for this year, and have had some trouble finding the ones that you want to send at the right price, then consider this: you might be able to ...Read more
From vintage toys to football memorabilia, an unusual item that grows in value is a great festive gift. Toby Walne shares his top 10 buys.
Why not celebrate Christmas with gifts that have the ...
Former Money Marketing reporter Toby Walne has published a book about alternative investments.
101 Extraordinary Investments covers covers a wide range of unusual investment opportunities, ...
Mail on Sunday
You can sit on a small fortune with old jeans.
A well-worn pair of Levi's from the Fifties or Sixties can change hands for £500 while makes such as Wrangler and Lee fetch £200 or more.
Bizarre investments that turn a profit
Shrunken heads, toys like Barbie and Action Man, punk paraphernalia and top hats can all be worth collecting, says Toby Walne
The spirit of adventure and ...
The Daily Telegraph
Collecting: vintage shotguns
Top-quality old British shotguns can be beautiful, valuable and practical.
Vintage British shotguns can be a sure-fire investment winner for country sports lovers. ...
This is Money
101 Extraordinary Investments - Book Review
Ever wondered how people make money and have fun doing so? In 101 Extraordinary Investments, Toby Walne features the passions, however ...
Financial freelancer and author
Toby's headlinemoney Who's Who entry
Tuesday 10 Nov 2009
This week, freelancer and recently-published author Toby Walne ...
Mail on Sunday
Can investing ever be a genuine pleasure? Absolutely: all you need do is take your favourite hobby or pursuit and apply a little financial nous. Imagine if you could find an investment that delivered ...Read more
Waltham Forest Guardian
The Credit crunch exposed the bizarre nature of some the investments made by money-men in the City of London ? but that's nothing compared to the deals outlined in a new book.
Author Toby Walne, ...
Why Tintin in Tibetan is the best read of all: Figurines and books fetch big sums - especially those in rare languages- Toby Walne, Mail on Sunday26 March 2011Read more
Could you write a best seller with a great plot and become the next Philippa Gregory?- Toby Walne, Mail on Sunday13 March 2011Read more
101 Extraordinary Investments featured in Standort Magazine3rd December 2010
"Highly entertaining and witty...All in all this is a fun and fascinating read which stands out from other books currently on the market and which make an ideal gift for any investor."- UK Analyst3rd ...Read more
101 Extraordinary Investments featured in Flybe Uncovered, Flybe's Inflight Magazine1st July 2010
The toy cars worth more than the real thing- Toby Walne, The Sunday Telegraph2nd April 2010Read more
Sharp investors choose sword collecting- Toby Walne, The Telegraph6th February 2010Read more
The five best childhood collectibles- Toby Walne, The Times2nd January 2010Read more
Join the cru and enjoy a fine profit from wine- Toby Walne, Mail on Sunday2nd January 2010Read more
The ultimate collection- Claer Barrett, Investors Chronicle22nd December 2009Read more
a cornucopia of amusing or nostalgia-inducing trivia about collectibles...everything about this book is perfectly judged. 4 stars.Book Review, Mail on Sunday, 20th December 2009Read more
Toby shows the weird way to make cash- Northampton Evening Telegraph19th December 2009Read more
Delving into alternative investments- Toby Walne, Interactive Investor18th December 2009Read more
Turning bizarre items into profit- Ian O'Pray, Welford & Brixworth Area News18th December 2009Read more
Give a collectable gift this Christmas- Toby Walne, MoneywiseDecember 2009 editionRead more
Walne explores an alternative world- Money Marketing20th November 2009Read more
Making a fortune is in the jeans- Toby Walne, Mail on Sunday15th November 2009Read more
Bizarre investments that turn a profit- Toby Walne, Guardian14th November 2009Read more
Collecting: vintage shotgunsTop-quality old British shotguns can be beautiful, valuable and practical.- Toby Walne, Telegraph14th November 2009Read more
At a time when list books are all the rage, 101 Extraordinary Investments manages to stand out from the crowd. A great deal of painstaking research has clearly gone into the title and that ...Read more
Making profits with pleasure: The world of collecting- Toby Walne, Mail on Sunday7th November 2009Read more
An author from South Woodford has delved into the world of weird and wonderful investments in a new book- Guardian (East London and West Essex Guardian Series)5th November 2009Read more