Resides In

New York, New York


Webster University


Personal Finance


  • Editor at Investopedia
  • Manages the Financial Review Board across Investopedia and The Balance
  • Largely writes and edits personal finance content, with a focus on LGBTQ+ finance


Clay Halton is an Editor at Investopedia. He edits a variety of content, ranging from personal finance to trading and investing. He manages the Financial Review Board across Investopedia and The Balance, a panel of more than 30 financial experts who review and verify articles for accuracy.

He has worked in different fields of publishing, from health literacy media to self-publishing companies. He is particularly passionate about financial topics for the LGBTQ+ community.

With more than three years of experience editing finance content at Investopedia, Clay is interested in learning how to utilize digital content to help people make better financial decisions.


Clay received his BA in English from Webster University and graduated with honors.

Quote from Clay Halton

"It’s rewarding to work for a company that offers so much helpful information and numerous resources for the average person because many people do not receive a detailed education in financial literacy. I enjoy working on articles that I know will help the person reading them."