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Ms. Kelli S. Johnson, CFP®
(319) 754-2250
221 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
Firm
Farmers & Merchants Bank & Tru
Areas of Specialization
Accounting, Asset Allocation, Banking, Budget Development, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning

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Mr. Frank J. Delaney Iii, CFP®
(319) 753-9137
PO Box 728
Burlington, IA
Firm
Two Rivers Bank & Trust

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US Bank - Burlington West Avenue Office
(319) 754-1425
3104 West Ave
Burlington, IA
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Tue 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Wed 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Thur 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Fri 08:00 am to 06:00 pm
Sat 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wells Fargo Advisors
(319) 372-9401
4502 Avenue O
Fort Madison, IA

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Iowa Workforce Development Center
(319) 372-4412
610 8th Street
Fort Madison, IA
 
Mr. Marvin L Thomson Jr., CFP®
(319) 758-8439
214 North Main Street
Burlington, IA
Firm
INVEST Financial Corporation, DBA: Two Rivers Investment Services
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Debt Management, Divorce Issues
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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US Bank - Burlington Main Office
(319) 752-2761
201 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
Drive Up Hours
Mon 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Tue 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Wed 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Thur 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Fri 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Edward Jones
(888) 891-1440
1233 Avenue H
Fort Madison, IA

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Burlington Workforce Development Center
319-753-1671 Ext. 31444
1000 North Roosevelt Ave.
Burlington, IA
 
Walt Mozdzer
Syverson Strege & Company
(515) 225-6000
4400 Westown Parkway, Suite 405
West Des Moines, IA
Expertises
High Net Worth Client Needs, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, Ongoing Investment Management
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

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Financial Analyst

How to become a Financial Analyst

At minimum, a bachelor's degree in some kind of business area is usually required. Many financial analysts also have advanced degrees in business or finance. Beyond university education, there are a variety of professional designations and licenses that various types of analysts can obtain, depending on how the analysts intend to apply their trade. For example, there are very detailed requirements to become an investment consultant, which is an area where financial analysis becomes important. Continuing education is required to maintain these licenses and designations, and due the market always changing and being a dynamic, large place, financial analysts are known to frequently attend seminars and trainings in their field.

What does a Financial Analyst do?

Financial analysts measure the performance and health of companies, which is research often used in the investment industry. In fact, they often work for investment houses and other companies that keep track of companies, risk, and success, like insurance companies, media companies, financial services companies and professional services firms. This data goes into helping investors make sound decisions. The data the analysts study are a number of significant financial numbers and figures, like company revenues, growth/shrink rates, expenses and costs, tax rates, future prospects, merger and acquisition activity, etc. All these in turn feed into an assessment of the company's overall value and the value of an investment in that company.

This information on the value of a company can be utilized in various ways. For example, financial analysis features heavily in the decisions of whether or not to acquire or liquidate companies themselves, if they are owned by another company or firm, which is another environment where financial analysis is important. It is also used by consultants who counsel people and companies on their investments.

Financial analysts tend to focus on a particular segment of the marketplace, not the whole marketplace. This can be done by focusing o a particular industry or geographic region.

The tools financial analysts use today are all software and internet based.

What skills or qualities do I need to become a Financial Analyst?

An investigative curiosity is a good trait to have, as well as skill with math and quantitative analysis. A thorough knowledge and feel for business is also important, as are communication skills, as much of the day to day activity of analysis has to do with report and summary writing. People skills are important if the analyst intends to go into a consultative kind of role. Finally, comfort and skill with technology in general and new technology that is constantly developing is important.

How much do Financial Analysts make?

In 2007, the wage range for financial analysts was from $42,000 - $137,000+. The salary varies depending upon location, experience, and many ...

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