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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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Will Big Lots' Turnaround Keep Boosting the Stock?

After a rough couple of years, Big Lots has pressed toward new all-time record highs. Can the discount retailer deliver the goods to shareholders?

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5 Things Philip Morris International's Management Wants You to Know

The global tobacco company has faced some new challenges lately, but Philip Morris intends to meet them head-on. Find out what top executives at Philip Morris expect in the future.

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Is It Time to Buy Norfolk Southern Stock?

With the transportation industry showing signs of strength, can the railroad company tap into growth trends with its East Coast-centered network?

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Why Silver Wheaton Corp. Stock Has Skyrocketed 23% in 2014

Even as precious metals remain at depressed levels, the silver-streaming specialist has bounced back from a terrible 2013.

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3 Reasons Alcoa Inc's Stock Could Fall

Despite huge share-price gains and signs of life in the aluminum market, Alcoa is still vulnerable.

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Is It Time to Buy Altria Group, Inc. Stock?

As its two main rivals team up, can Altria answer the challenge and stave off adverse trends in tobacco?

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Movado Group Ran Slow Last Quarter, But Will the Watchmaker Wind Itself Up?

Despite some growth in the watchmaker's fiscal second quarter, Movado Group failed to meet investors' expectations. Is there more trouble for the luxury retailer ahead?

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Why The Boeing Company Stock Hasn't Matched Its 2013 Success This Year

The aerospace giant still has plenty of upside potential, but shares haven't given investors much good news in 2014.

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5 Things CSX's Management Wants You to Know

CSX has been working hard to keep its business up despite challenges in the coal industry. Find out what the railroad expects going forward.

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Why S&P 2,000 Is Just Another Milestone on Your Road to Riches

Many will make a big deal out of the new mark, but for long-term investors, it's just another step on the path to prosperity.

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Need Social Security Advice? Don't Just Go to the Obvious Source

Relying on one popular source of Social Security information could be a mistake. Find out how to learn what you need to know.

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Philip Morris Earnings and the Future of Global Tobacco

The Philip Morris earnings report had some key insights into trends that will shape the global tobacco industry for years to come.

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3 Reasons Home Depot's Stock Could Rise

Even as economic uncertainties start to appear, Home Depot has a lot going for it.

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Can Movado Group Restart the Luxury Retail Growth Engine?

Movado Group has grown impressively over the long run, but can shares get out of their recent funk?

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Social Security: Why You'll Never Get the Big Payoff Your Parents Got

The days of getting a lot of bang for your Social Security tax buck are over. Find out why.

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5 Things Alcoa's Management Wants You to Know

Alcoa has a long-term strategy up its sleeve, and things look good so far. Find out more about the aluminum giant's future course.

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3 Reasons iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) Could Rise

Emerging markets have lagged behind the U.S. market, but that trend could reverse itself.

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Social Security Disability: How Some Couples Can Get More Money in Retirement

Coordinating disability and retirement benefits can boost payouts in some cases. Find out whether you qualify.

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