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)

It may not be a bubble, but it floats

Learn from Buffett's winning bet More »

Doubting can cost you money

Don’t be scared away from investment gains More »

The secret of Warren Buffett’s success

When Warren Buffett speaks, you should listen More »

Here’s Your Chance To Learn From Warren Buffett

Investment advice from the master… for free More »

Welcome To ‘Expectations’ Season

Over time, share prices will reflect the value of the business itself. That’s why we’re long term investors. More »

Making sense of earnings season spin

It’s not what they made, but what they focus on More »

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 »