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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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Early Retirement: You Might Not Need as Much as You Think

A realistic picture of what a "happy" retirement is might surprise you.

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Retirement Planning Made Simple: 4 Steps to Get Your Head Out of the Sand

An alarming number of retirees don't know how much they need. Here's how to fix that.

Fri Aug 29

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The 5 Best Cities for Early Retirement

Looking for a fun place to spend your free time in early retirement? Here's a starter course.

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Why Veeva Systems Inc's Shares Are Zooming Higher

This highly shorted stock surprised Wall Street in a good way.

Wed Aug 27

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TMFCheesehead published an article 8:42 AM

4 Things Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Soda sales are faltering, but this brand is picking up the slack.

Tue Aug 26

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TMFCheesehead published an article 10:09 AM

Netflix Inc.: Carl Ichan Is Selling Netflix Stock. Should You Follow?

Here's why this guru's sale shouldn't worry you too much.

Sat Aug 23

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Does It Really Cost $250,000 to Raise a Child?

For individual families, there's a lot of wiggle room -- especially in two key areas.

Fri Aug 22

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Intuit, Inc. Pushes Smart Growth, Market Yawns

Intuit remains focused on winning the cloud, which is the right decision over the long term.

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3 Things Intuitive Surgical Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

There are still serious headwinds to consider...and one new procedure that could be huge.

Thu Aug 21

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3 Reasons VF Corp.'s Stock Could Rise

A core of three strong brands, plus a growing sales channel and an underpriced stock, could make this a great investment today.

Tue Aug 19

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3 Reasons Whole Foods Market Inc.'s Stock Could Fall

Competition is starting to creep into Whole Foods' once-untouched territory.

Mon Aug 18

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3 Reasons Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

This stock is significantly undervalued versus its peers.

Sat Aug 16

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Retirement Planning: 1 Thing to Demand From Your 401(k)

If you're paying high fees, you're essentially being robbed of retirement money. Don't overlook this aspect of your retirement planning.

Fri Aug 15

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3 Reasons Whole Foods Market Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

Investors are pessimistic right now, but they're missing the bigger picture.

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TMFCheesehead published an article 11:22 AM

Growth Funds: Investing Essentials

Investing in growth funds can be exciting and rewarding -- if you know what to look for.

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3 Reasons Intuitive Surgical, Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

Though it's been a rough year for shareholders, a new machine and other potential tailwinds could help.

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ExOne Co Earnings: Disappoints, but Offers a Bright Outlook

Investors disappointed by earnings should take solace in the opportunities available in the next two quarters.

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