Video blogs offer the next best thing to one-on-one counseling with some of the greatest minds of our day. When it comes to money management, finding the right advice can be the midas touch of this industry.
Our 10 Best Finance Vloggers were selected for having engaging content matched with strong personalities, so go ahead and take a look.
Bragging Rights: the next step in your money makeover
The Dave Ramsey Show is a fantastic talk show of sorts, where Ramsey and his guests bring an info-tainment style to talking about money. Lively segments with colorful guests turn this learning environment into a friendly affair. The videos cover everything from personal investing and retirement, to living without debt.
Social Clout: 27,008+ YouTube subscribers, 2 million+ likes
Bragging Rights: discover the expert in you
eHow’s quick videos offer fast training on all things money, with personalized experts like insurance broker Susan Comb breaking down how policies can be more comprehensive while still reducing rates. There also are experts devoted to taxes, retirement planning and managing a 401(k).
Social Clout: 13,461+ YouTube subscribers, 451,204+ likes
Bragging Rights: succeed beyond your wildest dreams
Danie Johnson went from working as a waitress and living out of a car to earning her first million within just two years. Her videos encourage not just healthier financial practices but defining your niche and finding your entrepreneurial spirit.
Social Clout: 8,621+ YouTube subscribers, 232,210+ likes
Bragging Rights: making cents of your financial life
“Take charge of your money” is the ongoing battle cry at Jeff Rose’s loaded-up vlog, where his videos offer fast training on how to wisely manage and invest your nest egg. Known as a certified financial planner who “makes learning about money fun,” his personality and enthusiasm livens up sometimes dry subjects.
Social Clout: 3,570+ YouTube subscribers, 10,400+ followers
Bragging Rights: offering financial wisdom
From the author of “Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey” comes MoneyZen, a financial advisory firm serving women and families. Known for making the complex simple, host Manisha Thakor provides clear and concise financial advice to better realize your life goals. Bonus: Her column has appeared in The Huffington Post.
Social Clout: 197+ YouTube subscribers, 14,700+ followers
Bragging Rights: making money and banking work for society
Recognizing that money pretty much effects nearly everything in our world, the hosts of Positive Money offer a valuable education on the system as a whole. Only by understanding the somewhat shadowy world of international finance can you begin to protect yourself by making that system work for you. There is intriguing and colorful insight at each stop.
Social Clout: 6,195+ YouTube subscribers, 24,626+ likes
Bragging Rights: finance basics in the mobile world
Professor Savings’ Youtube channel was inspired from a love of teaching people about finance and money-saving tips. Take their “90 Days Finance Basics Bootcamp” or bone up on investment 101. From filing joint tax returns to tracking the gold rate, host Blair Anderson effectively reaches young people in an older person’s game.
Social Clout: 444+ YouTube subscribers, 1,231+ likes
Bragging Rights: avoid debt, save money and budget
The team at Money Aware has been helping people corral their personal finances since 1993, urging better “money awareness” in the face of a complicated and evolving financial system. Debt remedies are offered in a series of step-by-step videos aimed at steadily digging the way out of a financial hole.
Social Clout: 68+ YouTube subscribers, 6,650+ followers
Bragging Rights: no judgments, just answers
The hosts at Debt Advice TV promise they will not try to sell you. Instead, their goal is to give advice and information to those struggling to save, not spend. Through interviews, open discussions and Q-and-As on personal debt, a strategy can be quickly framed around practical ways to eliminate it. The videos make you feel like you have a partner in that battle.
Social Clout: 36+ YouTube subscribers, 50+ followers
Bragging Rights: finance marketing for the 21st century
Seven Figure Advisor features a great roster of personable advisers who cover everything from modern corporate strategies to better defining your own investment personality. Videos like “Carving Out a Niche” explain the importance of individualism in the current marketplace and not attempting to simply replicate the success of others.
Social Clout: 178+ YouTube subscribers
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