As much as I’d love for Bargain Bin Guru to be the only resource you need for personal finance advice, I can’t ignore some of the great blogs and websites out there that are a must follow if you’re looking to gain control of your money. Here are five of the best places on the web for personal financial advice:
1. The Penny Hoarder
Founded by Kyle Taylor in his 20s as a way to document his attempts to climb out of debt and make sound financial decisions, The Penny Hoarder has grown to one of the largest personal finance blogs on the Internet. Initially focused on ways to save money and opportunities for extra cash, The Penny Hoarder has sections on saving money, jobs, side gigs, deals, freebies, budgeting, and even life. With over 8 million newsletter subscribers, The Penny Hoarder has established itself as one of the go-to sites for the frugally minded. Popular post: The Best Internet Freebies
2. Two Cents @ Lifehacker
Overall Lifehacker is an outstanding resource for anyone looking for advice on personal growth, productivity, professional development, and just about any topic you need to make your life easier. Lifehacker’s Two Cents blog offers an abundance of advice, product reviews, and personal finance “hacks” to help you cut expenses, make sound investment decisions, and leverage technology to meet your savings goals. Popular post: The Best Bank Sign-up Bonuses and Perks
3. Mr. Money Mustache
Peter Adney retired from his job at the age of 30 after spending years aggressively saving his income and investing. Now, he helps others realize the goal of early retirement through his website Mr. Money Mustache (Mr. Adney is, in fact, mustached.) With advice on how to slash expenses, invest your savings, and a vibrant and supportive online community, Mr. Money Mustache aims to help you save almost 70% of your income in order to gain financial freedom in a relatively short period of time. Popular Post: Getting Rich From Zero to Hero in One Blog Post
4. The Simple Dollar
Providing both personal finance advice and product comparisons, The Simple Dollar offers a wealth of information on credit cards, loans, insurance, investing, and bank accounts. From advice on how much you need to save for retirement to helping you pick the right credit card, the site offers a great one-stop shop for anyone trying to take control of their finances. Popular Post: Best Credit Cards of 2018
In addition to their expense tracking app, Nerdwallet has an encyclopedia of information about personal finance from how to get the best rate on a mortgage to debt pay down strategies. Like The Simple Dollar, Nerdwallet not only offers advice but product comparisons from everything from bank accounts to mortgage providers along with basic, “101” introductions to each product type. If you have a question about your money NerdWallet can answer it, and by linking your bank accounts, the site can offer custom curated articles based on your financial positions and personal interests. Popular post: How to Get the Best Mortgage Rate
This list just scratches the surface of the many personal financial resources out there on the Web, but by adding these to your bookmarks or RSS feed reader (along with The Bargain Bin Guru, of course), you can insightful daily advice and a great foundation of information to help make intelligent financial decisions.
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