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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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GoDaddy Aside, IPOs Aren't What They Used to Be

Investors aren't seeing nearly as many initial public offerings as they did in the past.

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Movado Gives Investors Hope for a Better 2015

The watchmaker's turnaround might finally be taking shape.

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These 3 ETFs Are Crushing the Market in 2015

As the first quarter comes to a close, three themes are helping exchange-traded funds climb.

Mon Mar 30

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Why Investors Should Expect More Mergers Throughout 2015

Cash is burning a hole in many companies' pockets.

Sun Mar 29

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4 Top Tax Breaks for Retirees

When you're on a fixed income, every dollar you can save on your taxes counts.

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Obamacare Subsidies Are Giving Millions of Americans a Tax Headache

One fundamental assumption about taxpayers turned out to be incorrect. Find out the impact it's having on millions of Americans.

Sat Mar 28

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Social Security: How Divorce and Remarriage Affect Your Benefits

Making sure you don't lose your Social Security benefits can be hard. Find out how to keep them.

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7 States With an Extreme Gas Tax

Gasoline prices have plunged, but taxes are still a big part of the cost you pay. Find out whether your state gets hit hardest.

Fri Mar 27

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3 Market Lessons From the 1st Quarter of 2015

As the first quarter draws to a close, there are some things you can learn from the market's performance.

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Time is Running Out on Your Chance to Add These 3 Stocks to Your IRA

Those who serve our country get some good benefits at tax time. Find out more about them.

Thu Mar 26

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TMFGalagan published an update. 12:22 PM

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Winnebago Breaks Down as Motor Home Sales Growth Stalls

The RV pioneer's sluggish results could not satisfy investors' expectations.

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Why Investors Don't Trust Oil to Rebound

Climbing oil is lifting some energy stocks, but not as much as you might think.

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Read This Before You Take Early Social Security Benefits

Most people take Social Security early, but there are consequences for doing so.

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3 Oil Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next 20 Years

Energy is a dicey proposition right now, but over the long haul, these stocks should see you through.

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