Amber Lancaster is the director of investment research at Banyan Hill. She has been immersed in the investment and financial research world for over 20 years.
Amber began her financial career at Bloomberg LP as a data analyst, and later as a team leader. She was responsible for a broad range of research activities, including examination of domestic and eurobond floating-rate notes and dividends on preferred stocks.
Later, she was employed at Weiss Research Inc., where she held various positions, including senior research analyst, product manager and ultimately, research department supervisor. As the research department supervisor, Amber led a team of researchers overseeing financial research requirements across all company divisions.
She then joined Banyan Hill Publishing as a senior research manager. In that role, Amber provided in-depth economic research and financial analysis for several Banyan Hill publications.
Over the past decade, Amber has published several financial articles. She was a featured weekly investment writer for the Bold Profits Daily e-newsletter. She could be seen on-air each week, giving her financial insights in the Bold Profits weekly “Market Talk” webcast.
Today, Amber accompanies Ian King in his service, Strategic Fortunes. She is also a weekly contributor to Winning Investor Daily, a free digital e-newsletter for the hottest tech market trends.
Amber is the author of The Busy Person’s Guide to Personal Finance, a primer to help consumers manage their finances to build a substantial nest egg. She also conducts financial seminars, where she provides concepts to attain overall financial health.
She’s also discussed financial strategies for today’s consumers on various radio networks, from Fox News Radio and CNBC MarketWatch to CNN Radio and Traders Nation.
In her free time, Amber is a classically trained soprano. She’s performed in operas in the Northeast, and is currently a regularly featured vocalist in oratorios and concerts in the Southern U.S.
Amber holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s in business administration with a concentration in finance.
You can follow Amber on Twitter at @ALancasterGuru!