July 20, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

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Think Twice About Real Estate Investing

The idea of owning rental property can be enticing: You buy properties, get tenants and collect rent checks. But it isn’t as simple as that. Here are some tips to consider.  ¦ Choose your locations carefully. More...

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How to Invest

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Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to 1953 and the Rocket Chemical Company, which tried several dozen times to make rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for the aerospace industry. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Falling Oil and Stock Prices

My dumbest investment has been in an energy company. It cratered by 65 percent over less than six months, and it kept falling. More...

Name That Company

Tracing my roots back to 1901, I revolutionized tagless T-shirts and underwear, invented the sports bra and was the first to advertise a bra on national television. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Tractor Supply

Shares of rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Co. (Nasdaq: TSCO) were recently down 43 percent from their 52-week high, giving investors a chance to buy a piece of the industry leader for a relatively low price.  More...