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Jennifer Coombs has nearly a decade of experience in the investment world, with a variety of titles and investing functions from trading to model building. GradMoney was created from a desire to change the way young adults view the stock market and a desire to save the general public thousands ... more


How Millennials Are Driving Impact Investing Forward
While student loan debt is among one of the largest factors holding down the Millennial generation financially, in the not so distant future this is about to change.
5 Mistakes Investors Make By Going Solo On Their Retirement
Many Americans have taken it upon themselves to do the vast majority of retirement planning without the help of a financial advisor. While that is perfectly fine and legal, it is not entirely wise considering the long-term margin for error.
2018 Forecast Of Global Wage Growth (And Decline)
In theory, wage growth ought to maintain the same, if not higher, growth rate as inflation.
Will Cryptocurrencies Lead To The Biggest Bubble Of All Time?
Bitcoin and many related cryptocurrencies are teetering on the edge of a meltdown. Few people have any clue about what they are doing when it comes to investing in cryptocurrencies.
Is Oil Close To Becoming Obsolete?
While the US federal government will not seek formal support for the limiting of carbon emissions and drilling of oil, evidence shows that the petroleum industry may already be going the way of the dodo.
How Much You Could Have Made Following Amazon's IPO?
Amazon has had a massively successful history and is showing no sign of slowing.





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Work Experience

Associate Professor
College for Financial Planning
December 2016 - Present (1 year 4 months)

Lead instructor for the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS), Foundations in Financial Planning (FFPN) and the Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC) programs.Subject Matter Expert for the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA), Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor (APMA), and the Chartered Retirement Planning Specialist (CRPS) programs. 

Founder & Blogger
July 2015 - Present (2 years 9 months)

Founded a unique investing education webinars aimed towards showing college students, young adults, and novice investors how to open a brokerage account and do simple fundamental, technical, and economic analysis for their individual portfolios, and incorporates supplement networking opportunities with alumni working in the financial sector.

Contributor Acquisition Manager - Head of Campus Outreach
Seeking Alpha
March 2016 - June 2016 (4 months)

Communicating the value of Seeking Alpha’s platform to business students by making presentations at colleges and universities, and work with campus ambassadors to be Seeking Alpha's on-site representative. Additionally, I assisted in the development of platform-level outreach with the collegiate community and manage stock pitch competitions, communicating regularly with various host club competition coordinators.

Senior Equity Research Analyst
Wall Street Strategies Inc.
September 2013 - July 2015 (1 year 11 months)

Developed in-depth equity research reports on publicly traded companies in various sectors and subsectors, including but not limited to: Industrials, Consumer, Materials, Agriculture and Energy. Additionally, featured research reports, charts and stock recommendations via CEO, Charles Payne on various radio shows and Fox Business TV shows: “Making Money with Charles Payne” and “Varney & Co.”

Associate Equity Research Analyst
AIG SunAmerica Asset Management Co.
January 2011 - August 2013 (2 years 8 months)

Analyzed and recommended stocks in Consumer Discretionary, Financials, REITs, and currently Industrials/Transports sectors, and presented stock recommendations with analytical analysis to company’s CIO, portfolio managers and senior analysts

Trader - Index Funds
AIG SunAmerica Asset Management Co.
November 2009 - December 2010 (1 year 2 months)

Ensured error-free information each day by reconciling trades, cash balances in funds, bank statements, and corporate actions, an co-managed eleven index funds valued at $7 billion by determining the trading of futures contracts and ETFs used to equitize cash.

Intern - Investments
AIG SunAmerican Asset Management Co.
June 2008 - August 2008 (3 months)

Provided analytical support to the CIO and Large-Cap Value Portfolio Manger on specific projects and stock ideas.

Intern - Client Portfolio Management
Dwight Asset Management (Goldman Sachs)
May 2007 - August 2007 (4 months)

Constructed a composite of quarterly client market/book ratios for portfolio managers; utilized by marketing for investor materials. Additionally, developed a spreadsheet to calculate monthly Modified Dietz returns, historical returns and provided performance analysis, and researched portfolio stable value spot-yield rates compared with 5-year US Treasury spot-yields for individual clients’ access sites.


Clarkson University
Bachelor's of Science (B.S.)
2005 / 2009
Majors: Financial Information Analysis, Political Science Minors: Law, Economics