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Brian Stoffel

For six years after graduating from Grinnell College, Brian Stoffel was a middle school teacher. Five of them were spent in inner-city Washington DC at a KIPP charter school that focused getting 100% of students accepted to college. In 2010, Brian and his wife took time off to move to Costa Rica and re-evaluate their life priorities. Six months later, having been an avid blogger on finance and stocks on the Motley Fool's discussion boards, Brian entered the Motley Fool's Writer Development Program. He has been writing for the Fool since 2010, and loves all-things-Wisconsin.

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Tue Oct 28

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Will K12 Inc. Get Sent to the Principal’s Office? 3 Things to Watch as the Company Reports This Week

Here's what the company will need to do to beat the industry headwinds.

Fri Oct 24

Rule Breakers article.

TMFCheesehead published an update. 1:36 PM

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How Whole Foods Market, Inc. Plans To Stand Apart From Other Grocers

Whole Foods is staying true to its core; over time, that could be the key differentiator.

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Forget the Coca-Cola Co, Dr Pepper Snapple Group is the Hot Soda Company Now

One company soars while the other slumps. Here's why.

Thu Oct 23

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Yandex NV Wows Wall Street, But It’s Not All Rosy

Company beats expectations and raises guidance, but warnings signs are popping up.

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Here's Why Amazon.com Inc. Has Increased Its Spending More Than 10-Fold in 5 Years

There's only one metric Jeff Bezos thinks you should watch. When will it finally pop?

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3 Things Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Management Wants You to Know

The company beat expectations, but there are more important things to note from the quarter.

Wed Oct 22

Rule Breakers article.

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Tue Oct 21

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Men vs. Women: The Wage and Savings Gap in 4 Charts

There's no question women do a better job saving, but they're still lagging behind in some demographics.

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How to Beat the American Wealth Gap

Remember, there's only so much you can control. Focus your efforts there.

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2 Cheap Stocks to Buy As the Market Swoons

Not only are these two stocks cheap, they offer up nice dividends to boot!

Mon Oct 20

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4 Things to Watch as Yandex NV Looks to Calm Fears About Hard Times in Russia

It's important to separate short-term geopolitical concerns from what should really matter to investors.

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Starbucks Corporation Is Investing Aggressively In Store Growth, But Is the Stock a Buy?

The company has big plans for its big cash spend. Find out what they are.

Fri Oct 17

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TMFCheesehead published an article 9:00 AM

Escape the Coming Retirement Crisis

Your ability to adapt and save will help you enjoy your golden years.

Tue Oct 14

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3 Top Growth Stocks You Can Buy Today

The bull market has been running for more than five years, but there are still a number of growth stocks you can buy today for reasonable prices.

Mon Oct 13

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How Safe is Mondelez International Inc. Stock and Its Tasty Dividend?

There's lots of room for the dividend to grow, but what about the stock?

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TMFCheesehead published an article 10:49 AM

How Safe is Colgate-Palmolive Company’s Stock and Its Dividend?

The dividend looks good, the company ... not so much. Here's why.

Sun Oct 12

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What the Retirement Calculators Won't Tell You

We're pretty darn good at adapting, and here's the proof.

Fri Oct 10

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TMFCheesehead published an article 10:29 AM

How Safe is Starbucks Corporation's Stock and Its Dividend?

The company looks strong, but is it worth the price you pay?

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Financial Advice for Millennials

They're great savers, but not great investors. Herein lies financial advice to remedy the situation.

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Two stars, 250 posts CAPS All Star
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