Tell Me Something Good: Teen financial guru & app developer shares investment tips

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TULSA, Okla. — “It’s weird being a 16 year old these days,” Reid Sotkin said. You could say Sotkin is just your average kid. He’s a junior at Jenks High School who likes to hang out with friends. And oh, by the way, he’s an investment guru.”I just googled what books Warren Buffet recommended and that’s kind of how I got my start,” Sotkin said.One of his favorite books?”Actually this book right here,” he said. “‘The Intelligent Investor’ taught me quite a bit.”Sotkin is so passionate about investing, he’s become a source of advice for friends young and old.”I started investing myself and then all my friends started asking me what they should invest into and stuff,” he said.Now, he’s combining his love of investing and his passion for coding to develop an app to teach people how to invest wisely.”There’s a feature on the app where you put in your salary and how long until you retire, all your bills and everything,” Sotkin said. Sotkin’s app, “Calculating The Future,” is an award winning app.”It tells you how much you have to put in each month into each of them and it tells you …

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