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)

The dividend warning bank shareholders need to read

Dividends - The difference between right and popular More »

The trend is your friend

Ignore price trends. When it comes to trends in business here’s a simple rule: If in doubt, follow the money. More »

Your dividend payments aren’t guaranteed

Dividends, especially of the fully-franked variety, are all the rage for Australian investors — and with some good reason. More »

We Will Remember Them

Lest We Forget More »

A warning shot for bank shareholders

Bank shareholders are in for a rude shock, and no less than RBA Governor Glenn Stevens is delivering the warning. More »

Invest internationally, from home

Which companies are the next generation of global success stories? More »

An Interview with Mark Bouris of Yellow Brick Road Holdings Ltd

Mark Bouris talks candidly about broker and financial planner Yellow Brick Road Holdings Ltd (ASX:YBR). More »

Dividends just jumped the shark

If you’re holding shares of a company that’s borrowing to pay its dividend, make sure you know the real gamble you’re taking. More »

What is your CEO really telling you?

If you own shares in a company, those people work for you. More »

Please support Legacy

Please support Legacy More »

Want to win at investing? Build a cathedral

Your job is to find great businesses, pay reasonable prices and let time do its thing. That’s how true legacies — like huge cathedrals... More »

The long and the short of it..

it’s theoretically possible to make money from short-selling… I think there are just easier (and more profitable) ways to invest More »

The World Is Your Oyster

For the investor who wants to really build long-term wealth… More »

Did you miss these two big moves?

98% of the world’s investment opportunities are overseas. It’s time for more Australians to take the opportunity. More »