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Riley Adams, CPA

Young and the Invested

Riley Adams, CPA, is originally from New Orleans but now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as a senior financial analyst at Google. He also runs the personal finance site called Young and the Invested, a site dedicated to helping young professionals find financial independence and live their best lives.

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May 2020

How to Spend Your Stimulus Check If You're Broke

COVID-19 has knocked out the financial progress many had made over the last decade. Millennials have been hit particularly hard because we are one of the most vulnerable groups. This is a product of not ...

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April 2020

Filing My Taxes Early Cost Me My Stimulus Check

"A smart person learns from [their own] mistakes, but a truly wise person learns from the mistakes of others." Here's one CPA's story of how doing the "right" thing cost him and his family $2,400.

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March 2020

A CPA's Guide to the New Later Tax-Filing Deadline

Wondering how the July 15, 2020, extended tax-filing deadline affects you and how to make the most of it? Check out this FAQ with CPA Riley Adams.

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January 2020

Should You Do Your Own Taxes or Hire a Professional?

Are you a prime candidate to go it alone? Here are two types of people who should consider doing their own taxes, and two types who should probably get some help.

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November 2019

The 4 Most Common Retirement Mistakes Millennials Make with Money

Luckily, there's plenty of time for you to recover from these all-too-common financial blunders.

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October 2019

A Surprising Way 2 Millennials Fast-Tracked Their Financial Progress

Why one frugal family decided that moving to one of the nation's most expensive cities was the best way for them to get ahead.

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September 2019

Millennials Want to Retire Too. Here's How.

Yes, millennials have special challenges, but there's a way. Here's some tough-love advice on money and life for millennials from a CPA who is also a millennial himself well on his way to financial independence.

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