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Mr. Michael Loy Parker, CFP®
(573) 471-4007
215 N. Stoddard
Sikeston, MO
Firm
LPL Financial
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Planning, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $100,001 - $250,000

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Michael L Bohannon, CFP®
(573) 471-7122
105 E. Kathleen
Sikeston, MO
Firm
Bohannon Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Income Management

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US Bank - Sikeston East Center Office
(573) 471-1200
104 E Center St
Sikeston, MO
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Tue 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Wed 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 05:00 pm

US Bank - Bloomfield Office
(573) 568-4553
117 S Prairie St
Bloomfield, MO
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Tue 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Wed 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 05:30 pm
Sat 08:30 am to 12:00 pm

Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center
(573) 649-3731
207 N. Washington
East Prairie, MO
 
Mr. Bill L. Odom, CFP®
(573) 481-2352
713 Tanner
Sikeston, MO
Firm
Odom Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
Insurance Planning, Investment Management, Life Transitions, Retirement Income Management, Risk Management, Securities, Wealth Management

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US Bank - Sikeston North Main Office
(573) 475-3510
625 N Main St
Sikeston, MO
Languages
Spanish
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Tue 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Wed 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 06:00 pm
Sat 08:30 am to 12:00 pm

US Bank - Bloomfield Driveup Office
(573) 568-4559
120 S Prairie St
Bloomfield, MO
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Tue 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Wed 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 04:00 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 05:30 pm
Sat 08:30 am to 12:00 pm

Missouri Career Center - Sikeston
(573) 472-5250
202 South Kingshighway
Sikeston, MO
 
Steven Young
Steven Young Financial Planning
(877) 679-3746
910 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, College/Education Planning, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Socially Responsible Investments
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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