Leslie Ventura

Leslie Ventura

Expertise

Insurance, Finance for women, minorities and LGBTQ communities, Investing for beginners.

Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Expertise

Leslie is a freelance finance and lifestyle writer from Chicago who’s been writing professionally since 2010. Prior to her freelance career, Leslie was a reporter for the Las Vegas Weekly where she regularly interviewed some of the world's top entertainers and entrepreneurs. 

Leslie has a passion for making the intimidating world of finance accessible to everyone, especially people of color and the LGBTQ community. Having started her own personal finance journey in her early 30s, she believes it’s never too late to start investing in yourself.

More than half of the people in the United States don't have $1,000 in their savings account. I've been there. It might seem impossible to start saving and investing now, but you'll be amazed at the possibilities once you begin."

Education

B.A. from University of Nevada Las Vegas.

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