Riley Adams, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and personal finance expert, is impacting on the next generation by empowering young people with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed financial decisions.
He’s doing that through Young and the Invested— the website he founded on 2018 that offers a wide range of resources to help teenagers and young adults secure their financial futures.
Regardless of age, the struggle to achieve financial stability is a common experience. One of the core problem is that when they’re young, people often don’t have adequate access to financial literacy and investing education resources.
Riley created Young and the Invested precisely to address this problem.
Riley believes that effective money management is a foundational life skill—one everyone has the capability of possessing, regardless of age. Since its inception, he wanted Young and the Invested to be more than just another financial blog. He uses the website to dish out a wide range of resources on a various investment strategies, from publicly traded index funds to private real estate. He also covers personal finance topics such as budgeting, credit cards, and debt management.
By keeping articles easy to read and the website smooth to navigate, Riley helps young people make sense of complex financial products and concepts with minimal struggle.
Riley believes young people who understand the impact of technology today will have a significant advantage in the future, too. In response to today’s rapidly changing financial landscape, he fills the website with articles and resources on the latest fintech topics, including robo-advisors, cryptocurrency, and online banking.
Riley ensures Young and the Invested stays true to its playful but practical approach. Examples of the website’s resources include a how-to guide for teens to start investing, reviews of popular investment platforms, and step-by-step instructions on opening several types of investment accounts. It also provides answers to readers’ questions and responds to comments, making it a valuable interactive resource.
In a world where financial literacy is increasingly important, Young and the Invested brilliantly illustrates what can be achieved with dedication and expertise. By providing young people with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed financial decisions, Riley Adams is making a positive impact on the future financial well-being of young investors.