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About the author
Brian Baker covers investing and retirement for Bankrate. He is a CFA Charterholder and previously worked as an analyst at a buyside investment firm. Baker is passionate about helping people make sense of complicated financial topics so that they can better plan for their financial futures.
Investing, behavioral finance, stock analysis and valuation
Brian is a financial analyst with prior experience in research at a valuation-based investment firm. He has also reported on regulatory issues surrounding mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and trade.
Baker has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Brian's latest articles
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Here’s what else you should know about Warren Buffett, his investment approach and largest holdings.8 min read Aug 31, 2023
These 10 stocks can give your portfolio a boost of income.3 min read Aug 31, 2023
Analyzing a stock? Here are eight financial ratios to help you know whether it’s a good time to buy or not.5 min read Aug 31, 2023
With a well-developed educational section, Stash is an easy-to-use pick for those just getting started on their saving-and-investing journey.7 min read Jul 11, 2023
Wells Fargo’s Intuitive Investor offers investors a solid robo-advisor product while also providing the option of speaking with a human financial advisor five days a week.6 min read Jun 30, 2023
Firstrade is a solid overall broker choice and offers several features that both new and experienced investors will appreciate.4 min read May 19, 2023
Personal Capital transforms the experience of a human financial advisor into the digital world, melding together some of the top features of each. The robo-advisor provides unlimited access to human advisors who can customize a portfolio to your financial needs while providing the advantages of automated tax-loss harvesting.7 min read Mar 29, 2023