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Mr. Loren B. Harwood, CFP®
(541) 269-5273
225 N 2nd St
Coos Bay, OR
Firm
Loren B. Harwood, CPA, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Securities, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Wealth Management

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Bank of America - North Bend
(541) 756-3102
1611 Virginia Ave
North Bend, OR
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits
Outdoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Braille, Accepts Deposits
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-6
Saturday 9-2
Sunday Closed

Wells Fargo - Coos Bay
(541) 269-5119
200 N Broadway
Coos Bay, OR
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Sun Closed

Worksource Oregon Employment Department
(541) 756-8459
2075 Sheridan Ave.
North Bend, OR
 
Maura Van Heuit
Ashland Financial Solutions
(541) 488-0460
570 A Street
Ashland, OR
Expertises
College/Education Planning, Middle Income Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Tax Planning, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®

US Bank - North Bend Office
(541) 756-5161
1285 Virginia
North Bend, OR
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 06:00 pm

US Bank - Coos Bay Office
(541) 269-5931
400 W Anderson
Coos Bay, OR
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 06:00 pm

US Bank - Coquille Valley Office
(541) 396-2122
209 N Central
Coquille, OR
Drive Up Hours
Mon 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Thur 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Cardinal Employment Services
(541) 888-9799
110 Ackerman Ave
Coos Bay, OR
 
Grant Griffith
Griffith Asset Management, LLC
(503) 246-3448
10260 SW Greenburg Road, Suite 400
Portland, OR
Expertises
Hourly Financial Planning Services, Ongoing Investment Management, Middle Income Client Needs, High Net Worth Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS

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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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