Scott Phillips (TMFGilla)

Scott Phillips is an investment advisor with The Motley Fool. He is co-Advisor of our flagship investment service, Motley Fool Share Advisor and the advisor of Motley Fool Hidden Gems. He is passionate about investing, having managed his own portfolio for over 15 years. A dyed-in-the-wool Fool (in the best way), he has been a member of The Motley Fool since 1999. Scott holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Management) and is currently completing his MBA. Before joining the Fool, Scott worked in various Sales and Finance roles in industry, which has allowed him to see the good, bad and the ugly of corporate management close-up. Giving him a great understanding of the way businesses run – and what separates the business wheat from the chaff – Scott wholeheartedly agrees with Warren Buffett when he said he was a ‘better investor because I am a businessman and a better businessman because I am an investor’. Scott left a successful career to follow his passion – investing and helping others invest better. It’s no surprise he ended up as an investment advisor at The Motley Fool. You can see Scott's holdings here

Posts by Scott Phillips (TMFGilla)

Buy Australian. I did.

Being brave in the face of uncertainty can help you reap rewards More »

Here’s how you beat the market

The spoils don’t go to the brave or the reckless More »

Why you should buy US shares

Some of the world’s best companies, and a currency kicker More »

Stocks for your stocking

Shares aren’t a traditional gift, but don’t let that put you off More »

Should you prepare for a ‘Santa Claus rally’?

Santa Claus rally or Santa Claus Crash... More »

You, me and the oil price crash

Let's remember that investing is more than just assessing the possibility of wonderful gains... More »

Don’t just sit there, invest

Ignore the fear and distraction More »

Gail Kelly’s lesson for investors

Diversity of thought and opinion is vital More »

We will remember them

Lest we forget More »

Only the paranoid survive

The future might look like the past. Or not. More »

Is your dividend really delivering?

Yield is only half the story! More »

Iron ore won’t balance the budget

Sorry Mr. Barnett, the miners are right More »

This market is nuts… Here’s what we’re telling our members

I've got something a bit special just for you this Friday... More »

Beware the ‘falling knife’

The only surprise is that investors are still surprised More »