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Dan Caplinger

Dan Caplinger is a contract writer for The Motley Fool. In addition to his writing, Dan works as an independent financial consultant and estate-planning attorney. Finding that taking one bar exam wasn't enough punishment, he took three (and passed them all!) and went on to become a CFP (certified financial planner) professional in 2004 before voluntarily relinquished the designation in 2012. Dan focuses on making complex legal and financial concepts easier to understand. His experience in drafting legal documents, administering trusts and estates, and developing personal financial plans all contributes to the content of his articles. Although he generally doesn't pay attention to conspiracy theories, Dan has a healthy skepticism of the mainstream financial industry.

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Value Stocks: 2 to Buy, 1 to Avoid

Stocks with cheap valuations are always enticing, but sometimes it pays to steer clear.

Thu Sep 3

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5 Things Altria Group Management Wants You to Know

Even as the market swoons, the tobacco giant is holding up well. Find out what executives like about Altria's future.

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5 Things Caterpillar's Management Wants You to Know

Times remain tough for the global economy and that has held back the heavy-equipment maker's growth. Find out how company executives are fighting back.

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5 Things Reynolds American Management Wants You to Know

The tobacco company has completed its Lorillard merger and is looking forward to further growth opportunities.

Wed Sep 2

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Five Below Takes a Hit As Sales Growth Slows, Earnings Fall

Despite the setback, the teen discount retailer is still expanding aggressively.

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5 Things Las Vegas Sands Management Wants You to Know

Macau keeps weighing on the casino giant, but it's faring better than some of its peers. Find out why.

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5 Things Aflac's Management Wants You to Know

The insurance giant has some key things its managers are looking forward to.

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Why AeroVironment Stock Dropped 11% This Morning

11:15 a.m. EDT: The drone maker saw its sales drop and losses grow in its latest quarterly financial report.

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AeroVironment Gets Its Wings Clipped

The drone-maker posted a worse loss than expected on falling revenue.

Tue Sep 1

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What Leucadia's Latest Results Say About Its Future

The conglomerate has a huge range of businesses under its umbrella, but beneath it all lies a value opportunity.

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Guess? Inc. Keeps Struggling in Search of Long-Term Success

The retail jeans specialist stayed under pressure from a strong dollar, but long-term guidance still remains optimistic.

Sun Aug 30

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This Obamacare Flaw Could Give Taxpayers a $345 Million Windfall

The reward for bad behavior could be an increased refund from the IRS. Find out why.

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Will the Social Security Mess Ever Get Solved?

Both Democratic and Republican candidates are looking at changes to Social Security, but they're unlikely to meet in the middle. Find out why.

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