August 5, 2020
Why do companies that don’t just manage their bottom-line profits so often outperform those that do? Because they are “seeing the whole picture.” Jay Jakub shares with us the Economics of Mutuality, helping investors and business professionals discover a new holistic approach to capitalism that is poised to win the future.
July 29, 2020
Is investing just gambling? Is there a better way to end a soccer game? Are we responsible for the sins of our fathers? We Fools rush in on questions big and small on this month's mailbag. Take the Foolish Podcast Survey!
July 22, 2020
How's your memory? Or are you new around here? Well there are a few stories, told over the past 5 years, that we occasionally need to revisit. The evolution of business. Stocks that don't make you think. The origin story of the GKC. Today we flip through the RBI photo album and remember where we've been.
July 15, 2020
White privilege. Black tax. Systemic racism. These may be uncomfortable topics for conversation, but with a little trust, vulnerability, and humanity, we can and must talk about them. We're joined by Stephen Baldi, Dan Simons, and Vennard Wright to open that conversation, for the sake of healing, justice, and progress in our personal and professional lives.
July 8, 2020
Are airline credit card offers worthwhile? Do tech stocks really exist? Why do we love penalty kicks so much? Or are those just a bunch of stupid questions? All that, plus a halftime review for 5 Stocks Celebrating the 2018 World Cup.
July 1, 2020
It's America's birthday! It's The Motley Fool's birthday! Is it your birthday too? Either way, we've got presents, in the form of great quotes on business and life.
June 24, 2020
Is investing like a fine wine, getting better with age? Or is it like a protopian science fiction story, reflecting our best vision for our future? Of course, we'll choose both, and much more, on this month's mailbag.
June 17, 2020
We're back with another edition of the Market Cap Game Show! Remember, you can play from home...well, I guess we're all playing from home now, aren't we. Can you out-guess our rookie contestants, Tim Beyers and Daniel Kline?
June 10, 2020
Liberty. Enterprise. Justice. Resilience. Kindness. These are America's Core Values, according to David, and the theme of today's 5-stock sampler. Plus, we'll review two samplers from the last two years, with guests Karl Thiel and Rick Munarriz.
June 3, 2020
Back in the olden days of flip phones and paper newsletters, every issue of Stock Advisor and Rule Breakers started with a short essay conveying timeless investing lessons. Well, as long as they're timeless, why not revisit them? Today we look back to yesterday's Foolishness with today's fresh eyes.
May 27, 2020
Should you let your winners win or keep your sectors diversified? How much should you spend on investment advice services? Is 50 too late to get your finances in order? All that, and how 'bout a stay-cation on Investor Island? It's mailbag time!
May 20, 2020
It's officially an annual event: we ask you what you've learned from this podcast, and we amplify! Side A is the greatest hits; Side B is the deep cuts--stories of what you've learned, and that we all can learn as we embrace the future as Foolish investors.
May 13, 2020
Time to tune up the ol' guitar and take out a harmonica for another round of campfire stories. Interviewing for Jobs, a drink with Wolfe, and breaking the cycle of being raised to be poor. And ooh, look! A shooting star! Sponsored link: code fool10.
May 6, 2020
Today we're back to an old format, a new show, borrowed wisdom and some celebration blues. Drop a six-pence in your shoe and let's get Motley!
April 29, 2020
Are dividends worth more when the share price drops? Is it possible to get your friends and family interested in investing? And do we need a new stock-basket acronym now that FAANG has gone all BFAAAMN? The answer to at least one of those questions is yes. Find out which one on this month's mailbag!
April 22, 2020
It's time once again to review our 5 stock samplers from 1, 2, and 3 years past. Has the current market volatility crushed returns? Fool analysts Karl Thiel, Maria Gallagher, and Tom King join us to take a look at the score, review the performance, and bid adieu to APRIL the Giraffe.
April 15, 2020
Top dog and first mover? Check. Sustainable advantage? Check. Strong past price appreciation? Check. Increased dividend every year for at least 25 consecutive years? Ch... Wait, what?! Why are we talking about dividends on the RBI Podcast? Because you asked for it, Fools!
April 8, 2020
As lifelong investors, we save regularly and invest regularly. In any market. In good times and bad. So an event like the Coronavirus is not a buying opportunity, but rather a learning opportunity. How will we respond? How will we adapt? What are the businesses that will help us recover and improve our lives going forward? These represent our best vision for our future, and our portfolio should reflect that.
April 1, 2020
An atom is a tiny little thing. Throw a few together and you start to build big things. And within every atom lies enormous power. Same goes for atomic habits: small changes in behavior that work together to make big changes, holding the power to help you build your best self. Today we welcome James Clear, author of Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results, for an incredibly simple, practical, and powerful conversation that could change improve your life.
March 25, 2020
Did you sell at the top? Will you buy at the bottom? Does it really matter if you're in it for the long term? Andy Cross and Aaron Bush join David to hear your stories, answer your questions, and check your temperament as we slog through a brutal month's mailbag, only to find...inspiration!
March 18, 2020
When the market falls, we are very aware of stock prices and our portfolio performances. But don't forget that market caps are also dropping! How big are our businesses? How do they compare to each other? Can Aaron Bush get his head around these new numbers or will Andy Cross steal his throne? We'll find out, only on the Market Cap Game Show. Sponsored link: code fool10. Post your job today at and get a free sponsored job upgrade on your first posting
March 11, 2020
As a health issue, we should absolutely take the Coronavirus outbreak seriously. However that doesn't mean we need to change the way we invest, even when the market drops sharply. So please wash your hands and then sit on them, as we contemplate the troubled times we're living through. Sponsor Link: Get the first $50 off your first job post at Terms and conditions apply.
March 4, 2020
The market has dropped! Investors are spooked! The end is nigh! What better time to step away from the fray and consider some timeless wisdom from our fellow humans. No news here; just 5 great quotes submitted by you and shared back out for Fools to ponder.
February 26, 2020
Should you be investing during the Coronavirus outbreak? Are dividends right for you? Where did our Foolish culture come from? All this and more as David is joined by his brother Tom Gardner, The Motley Fool Answers team, Aaron Bush, and others to answer your mailbag questions. Show Links: Listener Survey Investor Island Message Board Investor Island Game Analysis Video
February 19, 2020
Two years ago the market seemed a little volatile, so David picked 5 More Stocks to Feed the Next Bear. Where did that hungry bear go? A year before that, the presidential election had lots of people in a tizzy, so David picked 5 Stocks The World Needs Right Now. Did the world need them after all? Join David and guest Emily Flippen as we look back and review these stock picks.
February 12, 2020
Do you remember when the Internet was new? When eBay was worth more than Amazon? When Blockbuster was streaming video and Netflix wasn't? Today, Tom Gardner and Mac Greer join David for another spin in the wayback machine, to visit some old friends — like Jeff Bezos, Reed Hastings, and Mr. Rogers — from the radio past. Sponsor link: Get the first $50 off  your first job post at Terms and conditions apply.
February 5, 2020
Do you remember what makes a business win? How about the official signs of a Rule Breaker stock? The all-time greatest secret of investing? Well in case you didn't memorize 4 1/2 years of this podcast, or in case you're new around here (welcome!), we're circling back to revisit some of the most important lessons from the past. The Businesses That Win 6 Traits of a Rule Breaker: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 The Greatest Investing Secret of All The Tale of Spiffy Pop David's Biggest Losers - Part 2  
January 29, 2020
The market crashed in January, finally putting an end to a long bull market. Or did it? Depends how closely you were listening. Today we look back at a month full of losers, lessons, and outright fabrications. DC area Fools: our next Conscious Capitalism DC event is a night with John Mackey, “Leading with Love,” with Tom Gardner conducting an interview, post-presentation. At the National Press Club on February 4th. Use code: RBI for 50% off! BONUS: next 48 hrs only use code RBI to attend the event FREE.
January 22, 2020
It's not about what you should get rid of; it's about what you want to keep forever. It's time to KonMari your portfolio! Plus, a review of last year's 5 Stocks Shrouded in Mystery. Sponsor Links: Thanks to Health IQ. See if you qualify for lower rates! 20% off a Grammarly premium account at
January 15, 2020
In this special episode, Chris Hill joins us to discuss the day the market tanked. Were you ready? Sponsored links: code fool10. Get the first $50 off  your first job post at Terms and conditions apply.
January 8, 2020
You win some, you lose some. And boy, did we lose some! Join us for our annual feast of crow as we look back at our worst stock picks of the last three years, hold them up for all to see, and hopefully learn a few lessons along the way.
January 1, 2020
The setting is the global economy. The protagonists, a handful of companies that we love. The illustrations are stock charts, full of ups and downs, success and failures. And these are the stories of our heroes' journeys. Sponsor Link: Thanks Health IQ. See if you qualify for lower rates!
December 25, 2019
As always, we wrap up the year with words of wisdom from you, our listeners. We also take a moment to consider why we invest, and find that often it is not for ourselves, but for those about whom we care the most.
December 18, 2019
When the players break the game, it's time to fix the game. We're back with our quarterly game show, but this time we're pitting our star contestants, Emily Flippen and Aaron Bush, against each other. Can you beat them both? Sponsor Link: GETQUIP.COM/fool to save on gift sets and to get your first refill FREE with a refill plan.
December 11, 2019
It's game time! First, we've officially launched Investor Island, our first Motley Fool mobile game. On the investing side, we tally the final score for 5 Stocks To Put Under Your Tree. And finally, it's David's annual board game gift guide for both casual and diehard gamers. Sponsor link: $50 off your first job post.
December 5, 2019
Today our ace Culture Fools, Kara and Lee, return to present 10 completely, 100%, entirely (almost) free things you can do to improve your workplace. From active listening to snowball fights, there's definitely something here to make your business better. Sponsored links: Download Netsuite's FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at Thanks to Brave for supporting our channel. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at
December 4, 2019
Today our ace Culture Fools, Kara and Lee, return to present 10 completely, 100%, entirely (almost) free things you can do to improve your workplace. From active listening to snowball fights, there's definitely something here to make your business better. Sponsored links: Download Netsuite's FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at Thanks to Brave for supporting our channel. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at
November 27, 2019
Today we give thanks for you, dear listeners! And how better to show our gratitude than by bringing your voices into the room. We'll share your stories and answer your questions as today you make us smarter, happier, and richer. Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at or text FOOL to 500500.
November 20, 2019
Emily Flippen is back to help us review a handful of 5-Stock Samplers from the last few years. And it's time to close the books on one of those samplers, but don't let that stop you from owning these stocks for years or decades to come. Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at or text FOOL to 500500.
November 13, 2019
We've talked a lot about Conscious Capitalism over the last few episodes, so it's time to put skin in the game. Good news: these are the kinds of companies that do business right, and you can feel good about investing in them. Great news: you'll probably make more money as a result! Sponsor Links: Netsuite: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at Linkedin: You can pay what you want and the first $50 is on them. Just visit
November 6, 2019
Today it's an old format, a new show, some borrowed wisdom and a bit of the baseball blues. Drop a coin in your shoe for luck and let's get Motley! To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to
October 30, 2019
It's not a costume! We wear our Motley every month on the mailbag episode, taking on a candy-bag of topics from the pedantic to the profound. And as a special treat, here's Brian Wither's stock-tracking spreadsheet, as promised in the show. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to Sponsor Link: Get the money you need to run your small business today. Go to and use the code FOOL to get $100 credit on your first loan statement. Offer ends November 30, 2019. Must take a minimum $5000 loan to qualify. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
October 23, 2019
We've talked a lot about Conscious Capitalism, and how business is better when it is purposeful and stakeholder-oriented. But today we're taking it up a notch to talk about how business should be a place of healing for employees, a source of healing for those it serves, and a force for healing for society at large. 
October 16, 2019
If you're running a business, you should know what it means to be Purpose-driven. You should know how to create wins across all stakeholders. You should know how to build and sustain a great culture. Today's focus on Conscious Capitalism will show how business can be better and more successful.   Sponsor Links: Thanks Zapier! for a free 14-day trial. And get the money you need to run your small business. Go to to get started. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
October 9, 2019
We like to pick and review stocks, play games, interview authors, and rant about pet peeves, but every so often we must go back to basics and recommit to the eternal verities of Rule Breaker Investing. Today is that day! Sponsor Links: Go to to get 20% off your Grammarly premium account today. Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
October 2, 2019
You know what really bothers us? Well you're about to. It's time for a little nit-picking and self-indulgence, but all in the name of making the world just a little bit better for everyone.  To get 67% off our Rule Breakers service, go to
September 25, 2019
Why should we buy high instead of low? Is Tesla a fragile company? And did Aaron really break the Market Cap Game Show? All that and more on this autumnal mailbag. Sponsor Links: Zapier: for a free 14-day trial. Linkedin: $50 off your first job post. >
September 18, 2019
The best game shows make you smarter for tuning in. And the best of the best have all-star contestants who constantly set the bar higher. Can Aaron Bush possibly live up to his 9 out of 10 performance from the last show? Sponsor Links: Download Netsuite's FREE guide, "Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits" today at Get the money you need to run your small business. Go to to get started. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
September 11, 2019
On this show, sometimes we pick stocks. We keep score so that we know how we’re doing over time. And then comes the day where we put it all out there and talk about results. All the hits, all the misses, and all the lessons along the way.
September 4, 2019
Great business leaders can succeed even in adverse conditions, but it sure is easier when the wind is at your back. This listener-inspired 5 stock sampler is focused on companies whose sails are set to catch trends and innovations that will likely define our future. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
August 31, 2019
Authors in August is all well and good, but we can't end the month without digging through the mailbag. So sit back, take in the tail end of summer, and enjoy this weekend edition of the Rule Breaker Investing Podcast.
August 28, 2019
High stakes. Conflicting opinions. Emotional engagement. These are the ingredients of Crucial Conversations -- which, for good or ill, are the most consequential in our lives. Today, as we wrap up our Authors in August series, Emily Hoffman teaches us how to navigate these conversations successfully. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
August 21, 2019
Where is the richest, smartest, greenest, healthiest, and happiest place to live? You might be imagining an idyllic mountain valley somewhere, but our guest, Edward Glaeser, is here today to tell you that the heart of the city is the place to be.
August 14, 2019
“Natural Born Heroes” is an adventure book chock-full of remarkable historical facts alongside compelling insights into fitness, running, health. But perhaps it is most useful and memorable for its insights into Heroism. Improve your insights, improve your character with the wisdom and learnings from Chris McDougall, our latest Author in August.    
August 7, 2019
Why do we so often talk about investing on this show? What if we interviewed some of our favorite authors instead? How would that make us smarter, happier, and richer? These are some of the beautiful questions that lead us to Authors in August, and so it's only right that we should kick this month off with our favorite Questionologist, Warren Berger. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
July 31, 2019
Mark Reagan's mom says that you can make money with your hands, your mind, or your money. We like the sound of that last one especially, so we are here to navigate your questions about crazy valuations, ESG investments, international exposure, and much more. Sponsor link: Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to
July 24, 2019
3,700,000 square miles, 1.4 billion people, panda bears... China is important! And upon returning from his travels to Hong Kong, Beijing and beyond, David has brought back some souvenirs in the form of investing, business, and life lessons. $50 off your first job post at  
July 17, 2019
After much hullabaloo, Amazon decided to locate its second corporate headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia. But why? Did they just want to be our neighbor? Victor Hoskins, Director of the Arlington Economic Development Leadership Team, is here to tell us how it happened. Sponsored link: code fool75.
July 10, 2019
Why is it that some of the best Rule Breaker stocks have "crazy" valuations? Jim Mueller joins us for this mailbag-inspired show that looks back at some of our biggest winners, overlooked by so many investors because they were just "too expensive" by traditional metrics. Download the FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
July 6, 2019
This podcast is 4 years old, and to celebrate, we're re-running this very first episode, still as relevant today as it was back then (well, except for that bit about the pizza).
July 3, 2019
They're never all winners; they're never all losers. But we always learn something as we look back, measure up and keep score on our 5-Stock Samplers.
June 26, 2019
It doesn't happen every month, but sometimes a strong theme emerges as we dip into the mailbag. This time it's (almost) all about switching on to the essence of true investing and crossing the threshold into a lifetime of Foolishness. Download the FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
June 19, 2019
Today the spotlight is on Aaron Bush, the rookie contestant on our perennial game show. Can he beat Matt? Can he beat Emily? Most important, can you beat him? Get out your pencils and earn your #ibeataaron hashtag, Fool! Sponsor links: Thanks to Sprout Social for supporting our show. To learn how your brand can create real connection, visit today. Download the FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at
June 12, 2019
Joseph Roux once said, "A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool." Whether held to the light to shine and inspire, or tossed into a pond to ripple outward, today's show is full of rock-solid advice on investing and life. Sponsor Link: $50 off your first job post.
June 5, 2019
If you could snap your fingers and make a company disappear, who would notice? Who would care? It may seem a simplistic question, but the answer could flag the difference between a Rule Breaker and just another also-ran. Today David picks 5 stocks that pass the test and look oh so promising for the next 3+ years.
May 29, 2019
It's all for one and one for all as David is joined by motley musketeers Emily Flippen and Robert Brokamp to answer your questions. Topics include when to add to winners, how to invest a well-earned windfall, and the morality of marijuana stocks. Thanks to Airbnb for supporting our show. Go to and start hosting you’ll receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card if you generate $500 in booking value by July 31. Terms and conditions apply.
May 22, 2019
Earlier this month, The Motley Fool Twitter account (@themotleyfool) asked, “What investment principles and ideas have you learned from David Gardner?” The thoughtful responses, in addition to being a kind birthday gift for David, did a great job of summarizing some of the most salient tenets of the Rule Breaker philosophy. And they happened to be perfectly organized and arranged to share with you here. Sponsor Link: Real people, Real brands, Real connection. Go to to learn more.
May 15, 2019
How do agents, athletes, and corporate sponsors work together? If I'm micro-betting on the next rebound, will I care about the final score? When can I strap on a VR headset and watch the game from inside the ball? Octagon Founder and President Phil De Picciotto joins David to talk about the business and the future of sports. Sponsor link: $50 off your first job post.
May 8, 2019
As we accelerate further into the information age, it’s brain more than brawn that will help humanity achieve new heights. Today we take some tips from some of David’s favorite authors to sharpen our minds and help us think more efficiently. Plus, we’ll review and close the books on 5 Winners in a Thinking World — a stock sampler that has run its three-year course. Get 20% off a Grammarly premium account at Get your first two months of Clear for free by going to and using promo code fool2019.
May 4, 2019
It’s a sneak preview of “Investing In Asia”, the newest podcast from The Motley Fool!  If you’re looking to invest in some of the most exciting emerging market opportunities in the world, join this weekly journey around Asian markets.
May 1, 2019
In a world where timing is perfect, experts are wrong, and simple is revolutionary, one podcast dares to tell the stories of five stocks destined to teach powerful investing lessons. 
April 24, 2019
Did you hear about that hot IPO? Do you know the company's enterprise value? Do you use the XIRR function on your spreadsheet to track your investments? Does this sound like a motley bunch of questions crammed together to pique your interest? Must be mailbag time again! Sponsored link: code fool75.
April 17, 2019
Tajiri. In Swahili, it means hope. For Rule Breakers, and anyone with a particularly acute memory, it's the name of a baby giraffe. And it's a 5 stock sampler, picked two years ago that we're reviewing today, alongside another five stocks from last year. How do these baby portfolios stand up against the S&P 500? Will they be spotty, or will they stand tall? $50 off your first job post.  
April 10, 2019
If your HR department is struggling to evaluate employees, enforce mandatory policies, and control communications, you might be doing it wrong. Today, Lee Burbage and Kara Chambers return to bring you ten ways The Motley Fool workplace culture breaks the rules — and yours should too!
April 3, 2019
Speculative fiction writer William Gibson famously said, “The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed.” This is certainly true in the world of biotech, and for Rule Breaker investors, it’s great news! The five companies featured today are operating in the future right now, and by owning them over the next few years, we stand a good chance of profiting as the rest of the world catches on. 20% off a Grammarly premium account at
March 27, 2019
There’s no shortage of A+ guests on this month’s mailbag, as we tackle everything from selling old stock certificates to buying highly valued companies. And, we even give a few tips on how to avoid getting “Frozen” out of our internship opportunities. Sponsor: Hello Monday from LinkedIn
March 20, 2019
How much is Etsy worth? $65? $70? Maybe $75? Try $8 billion, Fool! Because of course we're talking market cap, not share price. And if you know the market cap, you know the price tag of the business. And if you know that, you might just beat Emily Flippen on this week's Market Cap Game Show! $50 off your first job post.
March 13, 2019
ESG: Environmental, Social, and Governance. Are these the concerns of our Fellowship of Foolish investors? Are they a burden that will spell doom for your returns? Or is it fair to say that when it comes to business, there’s some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting investing for?
March 6, 2019
We’re here to make you a better Fool, Fool! Organize your life, one thought at a time, always pull up on the correct side of the gas pump, and get through next year's holiday shopping without spending out of pocket. All that and more on this week's RBI! Article link: Use Credit Card Rewards to Make Your Christmas Budget Merry and Bright Sponsor link: Hello Monday from LinkedIn
February 27, 2019
With midwinter behind us, it's time to start thinking of new beginnings: new investors, new questions, a new Foolish index... That's right, it's a new mailbag, with special guests David Kretzmann and Megan Brinsfield! Thanks to Airbnb for supporting our show. Go to and start hosting you’ll receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card if you generate $500 in booking value by May 30. Terms and conditions apply.
February 20, 2019
We've set aside this episode to review not one, not two, but three 5-stock samplers from the last three years. What stocks did we pick? How did they perform? And most importantly, what can we learn from the discipline of keeping score?
February 13, 2019
Benton Moss is a young, standout investor and financial blogger with a very bright and Foolish future. Oh, and he's also a professional pitcher on the path to Major League Baseball! Benton joins us in front of a live audience here at Fool HQ to talk about the Buffett-style investing, the importance of focus, and the game and business of baseball. Thanks Audible! Get Power Moves by Adam Grant for free when you sign up for a free Audible trial at or text foolpower to 500 500.
February 6, 2019
Some of the best ideas for gazing into the future were discussed… in the past! It’s time to go back and pick some of the most salient ideas from our catalog of podcasts and bring them forward into the light for a fresh look. We’ll be revisiting ideas from: Dark Clouds I Can See Through - Feb 17,2016 Old, New, Borrowed & Blue - Apr 5, 2017 The YODA Method of Measuring Management - Jan 20,2016 October Mailbag: USA Core Values - Oct 26,2016 The 6 "Hows" of Rule Breaker Investing - Sep 19,2018 Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to and get $50 off your first job post.
January 30, 2019
With the polar vortex hammering down on a large part of the US, it seems appropriate to serve up a warm bowl of feel-good chicken soup stories. A poem or two, a peek behind the RBI curtain, maybe a board game… and of course a thought or two about investing. It’s the comfort food of podcasts to get us through these chilly days.
January 23, 2019
It's time for another 5 stock sampler, where David selects a handful of stock picks from his premium services and serves them up for a free tasting. But what is the theme that ties this week's picks together? No spoilers, but longtime listeners might be able to figure it out before the big reveal. Sponsored link: code fool75.
January 19, 2019
In remembrance of the life of Jack Bogle, we thought it would be appropriate to revisit this show from December of 2016. Bogle was the creator of the Index Fund, the founder of Vanguard, and an all-around stand-up guy who dedicated his life’s work to helping people invest better. You might say that Jack was the ultimate Rule Breaker, and truly a Fool's Fool.
January 16, 2019
We're not going to let a couple of losers get in the way of winning are we? Of course not! But it is that time of year when we take a look in the mirror and acknowledge our worst mistakes. In the spirit of transparency and good score-keeping, we present David's worst stock picks of the last 3 years, one lesson tagged to each. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to and get $50 off your first job post.
January 9, 2019
Are you a "for" person or an "against" person? Hopefully we all aspire to be the former, but even so, we all need a little rant once in a while. So whether it’s obsessing over errors, giving short shrift to services, or #VanityPlateHate, let's get it all out now and enjoy the rest of the year on a positive note! Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to and get $50 off your first job post.
January 2, 2019
We're kicking off the New Year, not with a resolution to make our own lives better, but with a promise to pass Rule Breaker Investing on to the next generation. From infants to college grads, our talented panel will set you on a path to bring great fortune to the young Fools in your life. In the spirit of last Fall's "Get Started Investing" series, this one's for the kids!
December 26, 2018
This is the last mailbag of the year and it's full of presents! Gifts of poetry, games, inspiration, and levity shape this winter warmer of Foolishness.
December 19, 2018
A year ago David picked "5 Stocks That Will Let You Eat Cake" which focused on avoiding the trade-off mentality. Two years ago he picked "5 Stocks to Put Under the Tree" focusing on gifting stock. It's been a crazy couple of years in the market, but how did these picks perform? Time to check the score!
December 12, 2018
It's time once again for the game show that teaches you just how big a company might be. But for the first time, we have a new contestant! Emily Flippen takes over the hot-seat from the stalwart Matt Argersinger. But don't think that makes it any easier for you to earn your #IBeatEmily hashtag....
December 8, 2018
Esteemed game designer Richard Garfield made an appearance on Wednesday's show, but for those who want to geek out and dive deeper into his gaming past, present and future, today we present the full interview. If you want to be the one who addresses Richard by his first D&D character's name at the next Gen Con, this show is for you!
December 5, 2018
Investing may be the best game, but it's not the only game! Today we speak with game designer Richard Garfield about his genre-sparking innovations. Then David gives you his top 4 game recommendations for your family tabletop. Ok, more like 10. He can't hold back! Thanks to Grammarly for supporting the show. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to
November 28, 2018
Pushing the limits of mailbag guests (five) and mailbag items (eleven), our cornucopia is spilling out a harvest of information on market dips, IPO investing, the Fool’s own ETF and more. Plus, a bit of Shakespeare and an epic disclaimer! Sponsor links: Slack: Where work happens. Go to to learn more.
November 21, 2018
It was once thought that a company could be either profitable or sustainable, but not both. But as Paul Rice, CEO of Fair Trade USA, explains, the future of business is quite the opposite. With the rise of Conscious Capitalism and Conscious Consumerism, businesses will thrive by serving all stakeholders, including the environment and those at the very beginning of the supply chain.
November 14, 2018
The stock market has been a little harsh lately, especially for Rule Breakers. But when the best companies get whacked by general market conditions, that's Trouble with a capital T, and that rhymes with P and that stands for...Phool? These 5 winners may be down, but great stocks in the long run 'always go up more than they go down.'! Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to and get a $50 off your first job post. Thanks to Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at
November 7, 2018
On the October 3rd episode of the Rule Breaker Investing podcast, we brought on a panel of Fools to help you, your friends, and your family get started investing. Today the panel (plus one!) is back to complete the series, to answer your questions, and to make sure you now have all you need to take that crucial step towards financial freedom! Sponsored link: code fool75.
October 31, 2018
Who's that at the door? A witch? An astronaut? A scientist? A biker? Well, we're giving out treats from our Halloween mailbag, as a motley array of listeners come to share their Foolishness. We'll also learn a great trick to help you look past a recently scary market.
October 24, 2018
From investing luminaries to picture books, and back to the bosom of the Bard. Today, David brings another motley collection of great quotations, with lessons on business, life, and Foolishness.
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