What Is the Motley Fool?

The Motley Fool is an online financial publication offering free investment advice to consumers, according to the company's website. It also offers the Motley Fool Stock Advisor, which is a paid subscription to regular stock recommendations made by the company?s founders.

Referred to as the Fool, the website provides investing basics for anyone with no experience in the financial world. The company offers tips for investors looking to buy and hold stocks that offer dividend payments, or stocks that provide a passive income for a specific period of time. The Fool tries to cater to a wide range of investors, such as day traders looking for fast cash or regular investors looking for safe stocks to add to their 401(k) accounts, claims the company.