Adam Van Deusen, CFP®

Adam Van Deusen


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Volunteer Financial Mentor

Passionate About…

  • Budgeting
  • Investing
  • Purchasing a Home

Adam is a Financial Planning Nerd for, where he writes and speaks about topics related to financial planning. He previously worked at a fee-only financial planning firm in the Washington DC area and was a financial journalist earlier in his career. He has an MA from Johns Hopkins University and a BA from the University of Virginia. In his spare time, Adam can be found playing tennis, volunteering, and sharing his love of puns.

A book or film that changed my life is...

``Your Money Or Your Life`` by Vicki Robin and Joseph Dominguez is a great book that goes beyond the technical aspects of personal finance to think about the 'why' of money.

A social cause I care about is...

Ensuring that everyone in America has access to quality financial education and advice!

A unique thing about me is...

I have a lot of experience traveling on a tight budget and love to share and hear tips from others!