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Andrew Sather
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Attended University of California, Irvine
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The following is a guest post by Andrew Sather from einvestingforbeginners.com. He’s been a self-taught investor since 2012 who’s passionate about educating those who need it the most, beginners. It’s no secret that one of the best ways to earn a return on your investment in the stock market is to buy stocks with high …
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Common Financial Characteristics of Top Dividend Stocks

Financial data can help us paint a picture of the story of a company. In order to know that a company succeeded during a certain time period, we don’t have to be plugged into that industry or even be alive to know that the company did well. All it takes…
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Altman Z Score Formula Comparison to the Value Trap Indicator

It’s no secret. The performance of companies can be measured by numbers. Some numbers are more helpful than others in determining this. Tools like the Value Trap Indicator and Altman Z Score formula are geared toward doing just that. Both tools are…
similar to the Altman Z-score. Both aim to warn against a company that is about to go bankrupt. However, there are a few other features of the Value Trap
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10 Ideas for When You Don't Have Enough Money to Invest

Since I run a site geared towards beginners, I hear a lot of the same questions. One of the most common frustrations I get from readers is that they don’t have enough money to invest. Whether you’d like to believe it or not, this is a powerful obstacle in…
common frustrations I get from readers is that they don’t have enough money to invest. Whether you’d like to believe it or not, this is a powerful obstacle
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Index vs. Individual Stocks

The general consensus among many professionals in the financial world is that index funds are superior to individual stock picking. I have a contrarian opinion about the whole matter, one that is hotly contested and often adamantly opposed. However, it’s…
The general consensus among many professionals in the financial world is that index funds are superior to individual stock picking. I have a contrarian opinion about the whole matter, one that is hotly contested and often adamantly opposed. However, it’s an approach that works for me. And it’s one that I’ve put a lot of …
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Analyze Value Stocks Better

Time to answer more great listener mail. One from someone who is struggling to analyze value stocks, and one from someone who is completely lost at what things to focus on as a beginner. When you say you can help, how much would your book help me? I love…
Time to answer more great listener mail. One from someone who is struggling to analyze value stocks, and one from someone who is completely lost at what
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Is The Graham Number Still Relevant Today?

This guest contribution is from Ben Reynolds at Sure Dividend.  Sure Dividend uses The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing to systematically identify high quality dividend growth stocks. Benjamin Graham is known as the ‘Dean of Wall Street’.  He is the father…
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Stock Market Days Up vs. Down Percentage

So I was doing some research on the S&P 500 and came across some interesting data. Basically, I wanted to know what the stock market does on average. I particularly wanted to know the percentage of how many days the stock market is up vs down. Getting my…
wanted to know what the stock market does on average. I particularly wanted to know the percentage of how many days the stock market is up vs down. Getting
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A few weeks ago, I discussed why you shouldn’t rely on qualitative analysis for your stock market decisions. On the other side of the coin is the option of quantitative analysis. I’ll explain the philosophy behind it and provide the reasoning behind my…
analysis for your stock market decisions. On the other side of the coin is the option of quantitative analysis. A quick Google search of quantitative
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Why NOT to Use Qualitative Analysis in the Stock Market

The theories behind how to analyze a stock can vary greatly depending on who you are talking to. There’s guys who like to focus on the growth of a stock, and those who focus on finding value. There’s those who like to examine the business, and those who…
qualitative as “measuring the quality of something rather than its quantity”. The term qualitative analysis is defined by Investopedia as security analysis
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Beginner's Guide to the Google Finance Numbers

Google finance is a great tool to use in your investing arsenal. It’s a great way to get updated ticker information, and I use Google finance particularly to see past ticker information. You can set the exact date range of when you want to see past price…
Google finance is a great tool to use in your investing arsenal. It’s a great way to get updated ticker information, and I use Google finance particularly
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Financial Investing Rules for Your Money

An obstacle to getting started with investing can be not having a structure to follow. Things become easier to follow when there are guidelines. Since the world of investing spans such a great space and there are literally endless possibilities and…
Financial Investing Rule #1: Get your financial priorities in the right order This is the first and most important step for successful investing, and it has
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Helping people get comfortable with investing. Overcoming common obstacles and increasing investor confidence with free coaching and eBook.
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Husband, father, engineer, entrepreneur, investor.
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  • University of California, Irvine
    B.S. of Electrical Engineering, 2008 - 2013
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  • Broadcom
    Layout Design Engineer, 2013 - present
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