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Steven King
King Financial Planning & Management, LLC
(719) 302-1088
2 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Advising Medical Professionals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, MBA

Mary Brooks
Brooks Financial Planning
(719) 492-1833
34 South Sierra Madre Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Financial Issues Between Generations, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Ongoing Investment Management, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, M.Ed.

David Forbes
Petra Financial Advisors, Inc.
(719) 636-9000
2 North Cascade, Suite 720
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, Advising Medical Professionals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFA, CFP®

Susan Strasbaugh
Strasbaugh Financial Advisory, Inc.
(719) 265-4600
8580 Scarborough Drive, Suite 145
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Advising Medical Professionals, Ongoing Investment Management, Tax Planning, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, EA

Linda Leitz
Pinnacle Financial Concepts, Inc.
(719) 260-9800 Ext: 4
7025 Tall Oak Drive, Suite 210
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Divorce Planning, Middle Income Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CDP, CFP®, EA

Deborah Hoskins
Pikes Peak Financial Planning LLC
(719) 578-3309
102 S. Tejon Street Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Tax Planning, Special Needs Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, JD, MS

Connie Hancock
Petra Financial Advisors, Inc.
(719) 636-9000
2 North Cascade, Suite 720
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Tax Planning, Advising Medical Professionals, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Professional Athletes or Entertainers
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Craig Carnick
Carnick & Company
(719) 579-8000
675 Southpointe Court, Suite 102
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, High Net Worth Client Needs, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Jane Young
Pinnacle Financial Concepts, Inc.
(719) 260-9800 Ext: 4
7025 Tall Oak Drive, Suite 210
Colorado Springs, CO
Expertises
Advising Medical Professionals, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Divorce Planning, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, EA, MBA

Deborah Hoskins
Pikes Peak Financial Planning LLC
(719) 332-4856
2545 Lake Meadow Drive
Monument, CO
Expertises
Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Tax Planning, Special Needs Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, JD, MS

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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