What is The Motley Fool?

The Motley Fool is a financial technology company dedicated to helping the world invest — better. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom every year through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds, and subscription newsletter services.

While we are headquartered in Alexandria, Va., The Motley Fool advocates tirelessly for the individual investor around the globe with offices in the UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Germany.

And about that name? It was taken from Shakespeare, whose wise fools both instructed and amused. They also could speak the truth to the king — without getting their heads lopped off.

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