Carleton University


  • 14+ years of experience in business and investment writing
  • Writing credits include Kiplinger's, The Motley Fool, Investor Place, and Yahoo Finance
  • 10+ years of experience in customer service


Will Ashworth is a Toronto native who has worked as a professional writer since 2004, covering business news and investment topics. In addition to Investopedia, Will has written on finance and investing topics for a number of well-known websites, including Kiplinger's, The Motley Fool, Investor Place, and Yahoo Finance. Will has built a successful career out of following his true passion of writing about finance and investment. Through his writing, Will hopes to help his readers become more financially-savvy investors. For several years, Will wrote a monthly column, Business of Leaside, for the local news website Leaside Life. Will currently writes about stock market news for Investor Place. His previous experience also includes producing B2B print, digital, and video content for KMI Media.

Will’s passion for writing about investments was born when, for two years from 2001 to 2003, he wrote and distributed among his friends and colleagues a free investment newsletter, the IS Review. Before embarking on his writing career, Will enjoyed a career in financial services. He worked in customer service for organizations like MRS Trust Inc. and in sales at Opus 2 Inc. He operated a franchise coaching business, The Entrepreneur’s Source, at which he worked with clients to help find and buy franchises that would help them meet their personal goals and fulfill their financial needs. With 15 years of customer service experience, and more than a decade of writing experience, Will is a seasoned communicator in addition to being a skilled finance professional.


 Will earned his Bachelor of Political Science and Law from Carleton University.