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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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2 Things Windstream Holdings Inc. Dividend Investors Need to Know

With Windstream going through a major restructuring, keep these two things in mind.

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Hasbro Inc. Wins the Growth Battle; Game Over for Mattel?

Divergence between the two major toy makers became even more evident after Hasbro's third-quarter earnings report.

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5 Things CSX Corporation Just Told Investors

The railroad company has kept setting record results, but most shareholders are focused on potential consolidation.

Sun Oct 19

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Medicare Recipients Celebrate Premium Freeze, But Will It Last?

The Department of Health and Human Services said Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles will stay flat for 2015.

Sat Oct 18

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9 Things Oprah Could Buy With Her Billions

Oprah Winfrey has gone from rags to riches. Find out what she could buy if she put her mind to it.

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3 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

If you're like many Americans, your home is your biggest asset. Make sure it's working for you.

Fri Oct 17

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Why CSX Earnings Should Make Shareholders Spurn a Canadian Pacific Merger

Rumors of a takeover bid sent CSX shares higher briefly, but the company's earnings show the railroad's true promise.

Thu Oct 16

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Cypress Semiconductor Still Faces Huge Challenges Despite Solid Earnings

The chipmaker's stock has plunged on fears about the health of the semiconductor industry, and Cypress still has to demonstrate its competitive advantage.

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Philip Morris International Earnings: Another Dollar-Driven Smackdown

The global currency situation continues to wreak havoc on Philip Morris International's earnings, despite some promising signs elsewhere.

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3 Social Security Myths You Can't Afford to Believe

Don't get tricked by these common misconceptions about Social Security.

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The Social Security Statement: Your Most Important Retirement Planning Tool

Your Social Security statement is chock-full of useful information. Here's how to use it.

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Will Hasbro Inc. Succeed Where Mattel Inc. Failed?

With the toymaker announcing earnings next week, Hasbro hopes to do better than one of its main rivals.

Wed Oct 15

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The Simple Path to Making Your Children's College Dreams Come True

Education is a gift that keeps on giving, and there's a way you can afford it.

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Did Warren Buffett Just Predict the Future (Again!)?

Regardless of what you think about politics, Warren Buffett has made a number of smart predictions in the past.

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Cash Flow Analysis on Boeing Stock: 3 Things Every Shareholder Should Know

The soaring aerospace industry has helped Boeing, but have good times strengthened its cash flow?

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Why United Technologies Has Struggled to Hold Altitude in 2014

The company made a big bet on aerospace that paid off in 2013, but the conglomerate is giving back gains this year. What's behind the shift?

Tue Oct 14

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How OmniVision Technologies Has Skyrocketed 39% in 2014

Like many fellow Apple suppliers, OmniVision relies on its products being included in new product releases. Will the stock's gains last?

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