Whitney M. Young High School Class of 2022


Blake is a junior at Whitney Young Magnet High School from the West Loop of Chicago. He enjoys traveling, reading, and meeting new people. His hobbies include writing and playing baseball. He joined OTM in 2020 with a focus on writing about solutions to economic inequality. He is passionate about entrepreneurship,  financial education, and creative writing and plans to study economics in college. His favorite money quote is, "wise people should have money in their head, but not in their heart."

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Investing During the Pandemic

Fall 2020

How to make income during the pandemic. More specifically, by investing into the stock market and what resources are available to do so.

How to Start Investing in Stocks

Fall 2016

Have you ever wanted to invest in stocks but didn’t know where to start? If you’re 18 or older you may invest on your own, if you’re 17 and younger, you will need a parent or guardian to start an account with you.

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