June 15, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

401(k) Blunders to Avoid

For many of us, 401(k) accounts are vital tools for retirement savings. Maximize their effectiveness by avoiding these mistakes:  1. More...

Ask the Fool

Cash Matters

Q: Is it good to see a lot of cash on a company’s balance sheet? — N. R., Tacoma, Washington More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to 1851, when two Bostonians went into business in Hawaii. In 1907, I ran one of the first nationwide consumer advertising campaigns in America — for pineapples. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Risky Business

My dumbest investment was buying into a penny stock. I bought 100 shares for $3.10 each, and I sold them the next day for $1.87 apiece. Today, the stock is worth $0.25 per share. The stock is not one to invest in right now. More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to 1961, when my namesake joined an egg-producing company that later developed the first plastic egg carton. In 1970, he formed a container company that soon introduced the clamshell container used by fast-food companies. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Stepping on the Gas

Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) is one of the largest independent refining companies in the country. More...