Finding good financial advice online can be a minefield. But your search is over with this list of the 11 best personal finance experts out there – each with their own YouTube channel.
1. Ric Edelman
Ric Edelman set out over 30 years ago to create a wholly different type of financial advice. Since then he’s gone from strength to strength, and provides a lot of advice totally free via his channel. Discover great advice on the pros and cons between such aspects as saving versus paying off debt, retirement issues, and joint accounts.
2. Ramit Sethi
Sethi is the entrepreneurs ‘go to’ financial expert. He’s written a best selling book, as well as providing some awesome advice online. He waxes lyrical about important aspects such as salary negotiation, finding the best paying dream job, and, most vitally, how to make every damn buck you earn work as hard as possible.
3. Rachel Cruze
The Rachel Cruze Show on YouTube combines expert financial advice on how to make and save money whilst living an awesome fun life. Discover how to be smart with your money in all aspects of your life – both for the big financial purchases and for living on a day-to-day basis.
She’s pretty prolific, and there’s something here for pretty much every financial question you’d even want to ask.
4. Suze Orman
Described as ‘a force in the world of personal finance, Suze Orman both walks the walk and talks the talk. Not only that, but she’s one of the world’s leading motivational speakers. Widely accepted as America’s leading expert on personal finance, if you sign up to only one YouTube channel on the subject of all things money, it should be this one.
5. Reggie Middleton
Reggie Middleton is THE guy to follow if you’re interested in investing in stocks and shares. A little unconventional, some might say, but he’s certainly managed to provide some storming advice for those who want to forgo the ‘usual’ ways of investing his money. And his own fortune certainly shows that he knows what he’s talking about.
6. LaTisha Styles
Specifically targeting the younger generation, LaTisha Styles talks great sense about everything you need to know about managing expenses whilst at college and going forward into young adulthood. Friendly and easy to listen to, if you’re about to (or have kids who’re about to) head off into the world of further education, then this is one of the best resources available to learn all the must-know stuff about how to manage your money.
7. Brittney Castro
CEO of Financially Wise Women, Brittney Castro’s YouTube channel is aimed at women and couples in their early 20s and 30s, giving them sound, easy to follow advice on how to make their finances work in the best possible manner.
Discover how to work our your net worth (and even more importantly, how to increase it!), where you should put your savings, tax strategies if you’re self employed, how to get out of debt, and many other real life advice on all things money related.
8. Martin Shkreli
Martin Shkreli is an American businessman and investor who provides a whole host of investing related financial advice on his YouTube channel. If you’re looking to increase your personal wealth through investments, then you should consider what this guy says.
OK, he’s received some bad press in the past, but that doesn’t mean that he’s not a whizz kid when it comes to where to put your money. And this is the reason he’s included in this list.
9. Peter Schiff
If you want to up your knowledge on how anything related to the US economy has a direct effect on your personal finances (and it sure does!), then sign up to the channel of Peter Schiff.
10. Bola Onada Sokunbi
Sokunbi broadcasts under the name of Clever Girl Finance, and while her videos are targeting women, her advice is just as useful for the guys as well (if you can stand to watch a channel that’s really been made for the girls, that is!).
Her videos are light hearted and fun, but provide valid and legitimate tips for taking charge of your finances and making them work in the best way possible in the 21st century.
11. Stefanie O’Connell
Stefanie O’Connell says her channel is dedicated to helping young adults achieve financial freedom. And yes, it does just what it says on the tin! But there’s an awful lot of advice on there that all of us can benefit from, so don’t dismiss it just because you might be in your 30s or 40s.
But if you’re a millennial struggling to find your way in the world of personal finances, then this gal certainly has some great advice to offer.