With the new year right around the corner, one of the top things you’ll inevitably want to focus on will be your finances—especially after a year like 2020.
To help you accomplish that, here is a list of some of the best financial blogs in the space to help make your journey easier, along with a little entertainment along the way.
From up and comers in the space, to long-time veterans, there are enough tips on these sites to get you past the next decade of new years.
While this list offers a wide range of diversity, you’ll find two things in common throughout: each blogger is both inspirational and applicable—because the best personal finance are always both.
- 1 10 Top Personal Finance Bloggers to Follow in 2021
- 1.1 1. Afford Anything by Paula Pant.
- 1.2 2. Financial Samurai by Sam Dogen.
- 1.3 3. Four Pillars Finance.
- 1.4 4. Rich & Regular by Julien and Kiersten Saunders.
- 1.5 5. Wallet Hacks by Jim Wang.
- 1.6 6. A Wealth of Common Sense by Ben Carlson.
- 1.7 7. Get Rich Slowly by J.D. Roth.
- 1.8 8. Mr. Money Mustache by Pete Adeney.
- 1.9 9. Physician on FIRE by Leif Dahleen.
- 1.10 10. Of Dollars and Data by Nick Maggiulli.
10 Top Personal Finance Bloggers to Follow in 2021
1. Afford Anything by Paula Pant.
Life-changing advice in the title alone. You can afford anything… but not everything. What’s it gonna be?
Afford Anything explores answers to two critical questions: How can we make smarter decisions about our money, time, and life? And how can we align our daily behaviors and habits with the lifestyle we value most?
2. Financial Samurai by Sam Dogen.
Financial Samurai delves deep into investing, real estate, retirement planning, career strategies, and more, so we can all achieve financial independence sooner, rather than later.
With an MBA from UC Berkeley and two decades working in the finance industry, the Financial Samurai will help you slice through money’s mysteries.
3. Four Pillars Finance.
In 2019, at age 25, Zach quit his day job as a data scientist because he began earning enough income through profitable websites to support his entire lifestyle.
Four Pillars Finance is a financial blog that uses the fields of philosophy, psychology, work ethic, and personal finance to teach you how to live your best life.
4. Rich & Regular by Julien and Kiersten Saunders.
Over the course of five years, Julien and Kiersten paid off $200,000 in debt, dramatically boosted their net worth, and learned a lifetime of lessons.
Today, their blog and Money on the Table video series inspire better conversations about money.
5. Wallet Hacks by Jim Wang.
Created to to help demystify money, Wallet Hacks is a blog on how to manage your money better, and in less time. No products, no services—just information to help you become better with your money. Simplicity is elegant. Complexity is ugly (and slow).
Jim studied Computer Science and Economics as an undergrad and followed that up with a Masters in Information Technology – Software Engineering. He then added a Masters in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University a few years later.
6. A Wealth of Common Sense by Ben Carlson.
Ben is the Director of Institutional Asset Management at Ritholtz Wealth Management. He’s been managing institutional portfolios for his entire career and is the author of several books on investing.
His blog focuses on wealth management, investments, financial markets, and investor psychology.
7. Get Rich Slowly by J.D. Roth.
Get Rich Slowly was one of the first financial blogs on the scene and one of the first I read consistently. The site contains thousands of articles about how to master your money.
Whether a beginner or expert, the well-organized site is for anyone who craves greater financial freedom.
8. Mr. Money Mustache by Pete Adeney.
A pioneer in the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) space, Mr. Money Mustache is a fourty-something retiree who writes about how we can all live a frugal, yet intentional life of leisure.
He shares his secrets of how all this can be done and how you can create a life that is better than your current one, that just happens to cost 50-75% less.
9. Physician on FIRE by Leif Dahleen.
Leif is a former anesthesiologist, a family man, and an outdoors enthusiast who spends way too much time indoors.
Physician on FIRE is a personal finance website created to inform and inspire both physicians and patients with insightful writing from a physician who has attained financial independence and the ability to retire early. The site has a triple aim to leave visitors enlightened, educated, and entertained.
10. Of Dollars and Data by Nick Maggiulli.
Of Dollars and Data is a blog that focuses on personal finance using data analysis.
The goal is to help you make better financial decisions using the best information available. Ultimately, to live a smarter, richer life. The blog covers ideas such as: What to expect from financial markets; How to think about risk; How to time investment purchases; and The best ways to increase your long-term wealth.
Ready to make 2021 your best year financially? With these 10 Top Personal Finance Bloggers, you’ll be well equipped to do just that.[“source=forbes”]