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Paul Greenleaf
Greenleaf Financial Planning
(512) 913-8555
8401 Laughing Water Lane
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Hourly Financial Planning Services, Middle Income Client Needs, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Tax Planning, Planning Issues for Unmarried & Same-Sex Couples
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, MBA

Laura Barnett Lion
Barnett Financial, Inc.
(512) 454-5459
8500 Bluffstone Cove, Suite B-102
Austin, TX
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Christopher Baum
Vannoy Advisory Group, Inc.
(512) 355-1111
1000 Heritage Center Cir.
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Advising Employee Benefit Plan Participants, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Advising Medical Professionals, Newlyweds & Novice Investors
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

R. Douglas Pauley
Pauley Financial Services, Inc.
(512) 773-6844
4001 Sable Oaks Dr.
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Divorce Planning, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, BS, CFP®, MBA

Kevin O'Shea
Austin Financial Advisors, Inc.
(512) 347-8463
8310-1 North Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 305
Austin, TX
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Advising Employee Benefit Plan Participants, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BA, CFP®, MA

Eric Rabbanian
Rabbanian Financial Planning, Inc.
(512) 502-1928
9442 Capital of Texas Hwy. N, Suite 500
Austin, TX
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Socially Responsible Investments, Divorce Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, JD, MBA

Neil Vannoy
Vannoy Advisory Group, Inc.
(512) 355-1111
1000 Heritage Center Cir.
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Hourly Financial Planning Services, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Issues for Business Owners, College/Education Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, MBA

Brandon Parkhurst
Parkhurst Consulting CPA PC
(866) 896-3506
1000 Heritage Center Circle
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Advising Medical Professionals, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Ongoing Investment Management, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CDFA, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Scott Jacobsmeyer
Argent Wealth Management Inc.
(512) 238-6883
2251 Double Creek Drive, Suite 606
Round Rock, TX
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, College/Education Planning, Ongoing Investment Management, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, MBA

Gregory Van Wyk
Austin Asset Management Company
(512) 453-6622
7200 North Mopac, Suite 315
Austin, TX
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, College/Education Planning, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, LHIC

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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