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Daniela Pylypczak-Wasylyszyn is a regular contributor to Dividend.com. She is also an analyst for ETFdb.com, where she contributes articles and analysis each week. Since joining the team in 2011, Daniela has quickly grown to be one of the most widely-followed authors in the industry. Her articles are syndicated in a number of online publications, including Financial Advisor Magazine, Fidelity.com, and Yahoo! Finance. Daniela is also a contributor for TraderHQ.com and CommodityHQ.com. Daniela graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics.

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