Lyn Alden Schwartzer is an independent equity analyst with a background that blends engineering and finance. She has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in engineering management with a focus on engineering economics and financial modeling. With over fifteen years of investing experience, Lyn covers a variety of stocks and ETFs with a conservative value-oriented approach. Some of her specialties include dividend growth stocks, contrarian investment picks, international ETFs, and precious metals. Her work has been featured on several major financial sites, and she can be found at LynAlden.com.Also check out her contributions to Seeking Alpha, FA Trader and Equities.com.