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Ms. Rhonda Ferguson, CFP®
(662) 327-1480
1121 2nd Ave N
Columbus, MS
Firm
Financial Concepts
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Regions Bank - West Point Main
(662) 494-6972
551 East Main Street
West Point, MS
Type
Branch
Office Hours
M-Th 9:00-4:30
F 9:00-5:00
S CLOSED
Su NA
Drive Up Hours
M-Th 9:00-4:30
F 9:00-5:00
S CLOSED
Su NA

Plumbers And Steamfitters Local 714
(662) 327-1011
2216 Short Main St
Columbus, MS
 
Golden Triangle WIN Job Center
(662) 328-6876
5000 North Frontage Rd.
Columbus, MS
 
URW Local Union No 748
(662) 327-2455
106 Yorkville Rd E
Columbus, MS
 
Mr. Andrew Haftek, CFP®
(662) 329-6521
803 Main St
Columbus, MS
Firm
Cadence Bank
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Banking, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Debt Management, Education Planning, Estate Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable



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Key Staff Source, Inc.
(662) 327-8230
117 9th St N
Columbus, MS
 
Experience Works
(662) 328-2477
1425 10th Ave N
Columbus, MS
 
Insulators Workers Local Union 114
(662) 327-9057
1136 Old Yorkville Rd S
Columbus, MS
 
Martin Mesecke
Self Worth Financial Planning LLC
(662) 452-0525
2206 Anderson Road
Oxford, MS
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
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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