Evan Tarver

  • • 6+ years of experience in financial analysis
  • • 5+ years of experience as a writer, published author, editor, and screenwriter
  • • Business development specialist with startup experience


Evan is an author, editor, and copywriter with a rich and diverse history in finance and technology. He began his career in finance as a financial analyst for a startup firm. Over the years, he has worked as a sr. financial analyst, director of finance, and business analyst. Aside from a career in finance, Evan has an extensive writing and editing history, contributing content to various publications and authoring several books and novels: The New Earth Trilogy: Trial by Fire, Life In Twenty-Something: A Story of Self-Discovery, and The Meaning of the New Rich. Weekly he writes a blog on self-improvement, esoteric life philosophy, and business.


From San Diego State University-California State University, Evan received a Bachelor's in Finance and Economics.

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  1. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    7 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Used Car

    Understand the benefits of buying a used car. There are seven mistakes to avoid before making a used car purchase.
  2. Income Tax

    Do I need to file an income tax return every year?

    Understand if a person needs to file a tax return every year. Learn the benefits of filing a yearly income tax return even ...
  3. International / Global

    The Components of a Financial Account

    The components of a country's financial account are its domestic ownership of foreign assets and the foreign ownership of ...
  4. Financial Analysis

    How can you use a cash flow statement to make a budget?

    To use the cash flow statement to make a budget, a company needs to combine the operating cash flow portion with its cash ...
  5. Mutual Funds

    Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

    Learn the stories behind the five largest mutual fund holders of video game company Activision Blizzard.
  6. Taxes

    Which financial principles help companies choose capital structure?

    The static trade-off theory and the pecking order theory are two financial principles that help a company choose its capital ...
  7. Financial Analysis

    What does the EBITDA margin infer about a company's financial health?

    The EBITDA margin evaluates a company's performance without taking into account financial decisions, accounting decisions ...
  8. Virtual Reality

    3 Predictions for TV in the Next 10 Years

    Understand current technological trends in the TV industry and what has changed in the past. Learn about three predictions ...
  9. Buzz & Trending

    7 Iconic Brands That No Longer Exist

    The value of branding differentiates what makes good brands great. Seven iconic brands failed to survive and no longer exist, ...
  10. Stocks

    3 Social Media Networks Before Facebook

    The social media environment had some interesting upstarts before Facebook. They eventually failed to achieve much, leaving ...
  11. FA Relevant

    Berkshire Hathaway's 4 Most Profitable Lines of Business (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    Within the incredibly profitable Berkshire Hathaway are these four incredibly profitable companies – some of Warren Buffett's ...
  12. Markets & Economy

    How does research and development differ from product development?

    Research and development is the conception phase of a product, while product development is the process of designing, creating, ...
  13. Stocks

    This Is Why Instagram Is Winning Over Flickr

    While both Instagram and Flickr specialize in photo sharing, Instagram has been growing faster than Flickr due to its unique ...
  14. People

    A Look At Robin Williams' Net Worth and His Estate

    Learn about the net worth of the late, much-beloved comedian Robin Williams.
  15. Financial Analysis

    When is it better to use unlevered beta than levered beta?

    It is better to use an unlevered beta when measuring a security's performance in relation to the overall market without the ...
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