Dan Caplinger

Dan Caplinger

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Dan Caplinger has been a contract writer for the Motley Fool since 2006. As the Fool's Director of Investment Planning, Dan oversees much of the personal-finance and investment-planning content published daily on Fool.com. With a background as an estate-planning attorney and independent financial consultant, Dan's articles are based on more than 20 years of experience from all angles of the financial world.

Recent articles




LKQ Sees a Tougher Year Ahead

The auto parts company cut its full-year guidance for 2019 amid difficult industry conditions.


Trivago Keeps Making Money

The internet travel website still saw revenue slump, but it's optimistic about the profits from its strategic vision.








The 10 Biggest Blue Chip Stocks

These top-quality stocks lead their industries, and they've been good to investors over the long run.



How to Invest in the Best Texas Stocks

You'll want to pick your own Texas-based stocks, and following this simple strategy will give you a portfolio you can be proud of.


The 9 Biggest Tobacco Stocks

There aren't a huge number of U.S.-listed stocks with a tobacco focus, but these companies still combine to be a force in the global industry.