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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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Price of Gold in 2015: Can It Regain Its Luster?

Gold hasn't rebounded from its losses last year, but some think 2015 might be a better year for gold.

Fri Dec 19

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Why Nike's Plunge Didn't Drag Down the Stock Market Today

Investor optimism is building into the end of the year, and the market is shaking off warning signs from individual companies.

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CarMax Revs Up Its Earnings Engines Going Into 2015

The used-car network gives investors everything they want to see. Find out the details.

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Thu Dec 18

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Cintas Keeps Squeezing More Profit From Less Business

The uniform and business-services specialist once again managed to grow its earnings despite seeing pressure on the sales front.

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Will CarMax Keep Putting the Growth Pedal to the Metal?

The car retailer has put up stunning growth numbers, and shareholders have been rewarded with big gains. Will CarMax's fiscal third-quarter earnings report keep up the pace?

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As the Dow Recovers, Smart Investors Can Learn From Rollercoaster Markets

Getting wrapped up in the moment is a common investing mistake that can teach you a valuable lesson.

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Apogee Enterprises Still Looks Shiny

The glassmaker reported its fiscal third-quarter results Wednesday afternoon. Find out how Apogee did.

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Medicare for 2015: 3 Key Facts You Should Know

Medicare is one of the most valuable benefits for retirees. Make sure you have the latest scoop.

Wed Dec 17

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2 Things ConAgra Foods Dividend Investors Should Know

If you're looking to the food giant for income, don't neglect these important facts.

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The Dow Climbs Triple Digits, but Investors Should Stop Expecting Fed Bailouts

Once again, central-bank policy moves are back in the spotlight as the Fed is poised to announce its latest policy changes.

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Why 2015 Could be the Year to Buy Altria Group Stock

Even as the tobacco market faces challenges, Altria looks relatively strong.

Tue Dec 16

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The Dow Shakes Off Russia's Financial Crisis and Soars -- for Now

A new currency crisis in Russia forced central-bank intervention and could pose a long-term threat to the global economy, but U.S. investors aren't panicking.

Mon Dec 15

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Could the Dow's Long-Awaited Correction Finally Be Coming?

Corrections are a normal thing for the stock market over the long run, but they haven't happened much lately.

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How You Can Fight This Huge New Threat to Your Retirement

The government wants to make it easier to take your pension benefits away. Find out how this new legislation could hurt you even if you're not getting a pension.

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2 Things Frontier Communications Dividend Investors Must Know Now

The rural telecom has had a high yield for a long time, but there are things every Frontier shareholder should know about the company.

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