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David Gardner

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Rule Breaker Investing Mailbag: Dealing With the Market

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner responds to listeners' questions and comments.


January 2020 Mailbag

What to do when your stocks just don’t beat the market, when the market downright crashes, and more.


A Love Letter to Jack Bogle

We dedicate this episode to a legend in the investing community.


5 Gifts That Just Keep on Giving

While toys rarely last, good stocks can be appreciated for a lifetime.

David Gardner Welcomes Guy Kawasaki to Rule Breaker Investing

The author and speaker shares his "Ten Commandments" for entrepreneurs.


Rule Breaker Investing Opens Up to Q&A for Entrepreneur Month

Time to reach into the mailbag.


Rule Breaker Investing: When Robots Rule

It may be the stuff of novels and movies, but it's possible that someday humans will not possess the dominant intelligence.

Rule Breaker Investing: 5 Low-Risk Stocks

David Gardner shares some new stock picks while looking back at some from the past.


What a Coffee Shop and Its Visionary Founder Can Teach You About Investing

Did we mention that the coffee shop expanded into a worldwide chain of more than 23,000 locations?

Why Starbucks Is Exactly What a Foolish Stock Ought to Be

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner is a longtime fan of the premium coffeehouse chain and its CEO. Here are a few reasons why.

Rule Breaker Investing: Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Part 2

David Gardner shares more on his time learning about the United States Armed Forces.

Rule Breaker Investing: Joint Civilian Orientation Conference Part 1

Learn more about Fool co-founder David Gardner's philosophy toward investing and what he learned from a recent military conference.

Lessons for IPO Success From Starbucks and Howard Schultz

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner is a longtime fan of the premium coffeehouse chain and its CEO.

Rule Breaker Investing: Great Quotes Vol. 4

Quotes to inspire you.

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That Time the Gardner Brothers Helped Lisa Ling Pick a Stock on "The View"

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner reflects on his two visits to the world of daytime talk shows -- one that featured applause, and the other that came with boos.


Rule Breaker Investing: What a Fool Learned from Donald Trump

David Gardner talks about meeting Donald Trump and how it related to The Motley Fool's original portfolio.

Rule Breaker Investing: July Mailbag Questions Are Here

Would you invest in a publicly-traded Motley Fool under ticker symbol "FOOL"?

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Important Lessons From an 8-Year-Old Investor

A smart investor makes it a lifelong endeavor to learn, even when the teacher is a child.

Getting Down to Business With a Game Master

David Gardner has a chat with Rob Daviau, the designer of one of his favorite board game titles.

Rule Breaker Investing: Inside the June Mailbag

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner answers letters from readers and shares some Warren Buffett quotes which were sent to him.

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