Millennial Money: What does a student financial advisor do?

Student financial advisors share why they decide to enter the industry as well as some challenges they face.

25/1/2022 2:15:00 PM

Caleb Tay, a student financial advisor, realised the need to be financially equipped after losing 5-figure sum of money when dabbling in night trading.

Student financial advisors share why they decide to enter the industry as well as some challenges they face.

Why then do some young adults want to become a student financial advisor? (PHOTO: Getty Creative)Yahoo Finance SingaporeWhile he was still studying in polytechnic, Caleb Tay and his friends lost a five-figure sum of money after dabbling in night trading. Learning the hard way, Tay saw the need to be more financially equipped.

“Not everyone has the passion and the mental capacity to learn to invest and trade. I want to be the bridge to investing to let others leverage my knowledge and passion to reach their financial freedom,” shared Tay, now 24.“I never wanted to join this industry due to its negative stereotypes but as I started learning more, it opened my eyes to see the job of a financial advisor for what it truly is,” shared Seah, who joined AAG as a student financial advisor after her internship.

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