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Dec 18, 2018

Visions of sugarplums will dance in your head after Uncle Bro calms your rattled nerves about where the economy and stock market is headed.

Dec 11, 2018

There is plenty of evidence showing the link between a strong company culture and stock performance. But what if a great culture goes bad? Bryan Hinmon, Chief Investment Officer of Motley Fool Asset Management discusses the red flags of a corporate culture on the decline.

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Dec 4, 2018

This year could be the biggest one for IPOs in nearly two decades. Motley Fool Analysts Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush are going to dive into several of these interesting, young, founder-led companies and reveal which ones they think could be great investment opportunities for your portfolio.

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Nov 27, 2018

It’s a horn of plenty advice on investing in dividend stocks, how to invest for your kids, paying off student debt, what to do when one of the companies you own is acquired and more.

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Nov 20, 2018

Pull up a seat because Uncle Bro is serving a great big heaping helping of advice on asset allocation. We’ll also pay tribute to the world’s most outrageous shareholder activist.

Nov 13, 2018

We’re debunking common retirement myths with the help of Fool.com writer, Maurie Backman. Alison shares your moving and homebuying/selling advice.

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Nov 6, 2018

Get it? Weed jokes! With the help of Motley Fool Canada Analyst, David Kretzmann, we’re going to dig deep into the investing thesis of the burgeoning cannabis industry.

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Oct 30, 2018

Instead of candy, we’re going to fill your pillowcase with your investing-related answers to your questions, such as how much should you allocate across market caps, how much is too much Apple or Netflix, what is Berkshire without Buffett, and much more.

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Oct 23, 2018

October isn’t only the month of ghosts and goblins – it’s also officially long-term care planning month. Dr. Jean Accius of AARP joins us to discuss the latest trends in long-term care, government assistance, and senior housing.

Oct 16, 2018

With the help of Megan Brinsfield, a financial planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, we’ll explore the new tax laws and discuss ways to reduce your tax bill come April. We’ll also explore the October Effect and whether this month really is a cursed time for investors.

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Oct 9, 2018

With the help of Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett, the guys behind the popular ChooseFI website and podcast, we’re going to learn more about the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement and how you can gain financial independence to create the life you want.

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Oct 2, 2018

Bro offers advice on how to prevent financial disasters in your life and what you can do to minimize the damage when the unexpected happens.

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Sep 25, 2018

We're joined this month by Sean Gates from Motley Fool Wealth Management who will help us answer your questions about tax issues related to inheriting stocks and dividends, shorting the market with inverse ETFs, and much more.

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Sep 18, 2018

With the help of Motley Fool analyst, Seth Jayson, we’re going to look at the recent comeback stories of some beaten down stocks (like Lululemon, Chipotle) and discuss successful investing tips when analyzing stocks that have taken a hit.

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Sep 11, 2018

This week we’re all about stuff: Why so many of us have too much of it, how harmful it can be, and what you can do to get rid of it (or help a love one).

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Sep 4, 2018

Caring for an aging loved one is no easy feat. We’re joined by AARP’s Amy Goyer, who will share her remarkable first-hand experience as well as her advice for managing the challenges you’ll face as a caregiver.

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Aug 28, 2018

We’re joined by Ross Anderson to help us tackle your questions about investing in collectibles and silver, whether a VUL is a good substitute for a 529, and when to tell if higher fund fees are worth it.

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Aug 21, 2018

We learn from two Motley Fool members on how they are sharing the love of investing with their kids—and how you can do it, too.

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Aug 14, 2018

Motley Fool’s Chief Investing Officer, Andy Cross, and the advisor on Motley Fool’s Total Income service, Ron Gross, share their Foolish take on when to sell a stock. Filmed in front of a live FoolFest audience.

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Aug 7, 2018

 

The Ascent’s Austin Smith is back to share advice on how to get the best mortgage for you. We’ll also cover the growing menace of robocalls and Bro introduces us to another Philanthropist Next Door.

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Jul 31, 2018

We’re tackling your investing questions with the help of Motley Fool Analysts Jason Moser and Abi Malin including whether you should sell your winners, how to learn more about financial statements, voting versus non-voting shares, and more.

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Jul 24, 2018

It’s time to take our annual trip out to FoolFest where you can listen in to the best parts of the conference without leaving the comforts of home. To celebrate our 25th anniversary of The Motley Fool, it’s an all-founder episode with Tom and David Gardner.

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Jul 17, 2018

With the economy humming along and the employment rate so low, we’re joined in the studio by Lee Burbage and Kara Chambers of The Motley Fool’s People Team with their advice on how and why you should ask for a raise.

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Jul 10, 2018

The head of The Motley Fool's new personal finance site, The Ascent, joins us to talk about three credit card trends. Alison is going to debunk the myth of the wunderkind tech entrepreneur and Bro will introduce us to an inspiring philanthropist next door.

Jul 3, 2018

To celebrate the 4th of July here in the US, Bro cannot tell a lie as he shares money lessons from the life of George Washington. He'll also share a tale of financial independence of a couple who retired 27 years ago at age 38. The Motley Fool's interns share their summer recommendations.

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