Financial planning can be stressful and headache-inducing. Whether you’re planning for college, your next family home or retirement, you know you need to create a plan, set goals and potentially make some financial decisions. But figuring out where to begin can make you feel like you are in the foothills staring up at a mountaintop.
The internet has an incredible amount of information, but it’s hard to know which resources to trust and rely on for important life decisions.
We’ve gathered a list of the 30 personal finance blogs you should keep top of mind for all your personal finance and financial planning needs.
1. Money Saving Mom
Advice for prioritizing life’s passions and expanding your income through multiple revenues.
Twitter: @MoneySavingMom // Website: Money Saving Mom
2. Nerd’s Eye View
Sharing leading financial planning solutions from industry events, webinars, and more.
Twitter: @MichaelKitces // Website: Nerd’s Eye View
3. Pragmatic Capitalism
Information and discussions that cut through the noise and answer tough questions in finance and economics.
Twitter: @cullenroche // Website: Pragmatic Capitalism
4. The Simple Dollar
Simplified personal finance strategies and guides on investing, banking, insurance, and other financial topics to help readers make smart decisions.
Twitter: @ClubThrifty // Website: The Simple Dollar
5. The Financial Diet
A community of contributors and expert testimonials in everything from creating budgets to avoiding expensive office meals
Twitter: @Chelsea_Fagan // Website: The Financial Diet
6. Financial Samurai
In-depth reviews and advice on financial products to “cut through” money mysteries.
Twitter: @financialsamura // Website: Financial Samurai
7. Part-Time Money
Ways to earn extra money, save more money and spend it wisely.
Twitter: @ptmoney // Website: Part-Time Money
8. Making Sense of Cents
Tips for careers, budgeting, blogging, paying off debt, minimalism, pets, real estate, and myriad topics related to personal finance.
Twitter: @senseofcents // Website: Making Sense of Cents
9. Millennial Money Man
Honest advice on saving, investing, debt, student loans, side hustles, and numerous other money-related topics.
Twitter: @GenYMoneyMan // Website: Millennial Money Man
10. Of Dollars and Data
Using data analysis to provide valuable and in-depth financial insights.
Twitter: @dollarsanddata // Website: Of Dollars and Data
11. Doctor of Credit
How to build healthy credit with advice on credit cards, savings accounts, credit scores, and daily deals.
Twitter: @drofcredit // Website: Doctor of Credit
12. Your Smart Money Moves
Everyday tips for your everyday financial questions.
Twitter: @TedJenkins // Website: Your Smart Money Moves
13. Retire by 40
How to be financially stable using passive income ideas and a drive into the science of money.
Twitter: @retirebyforty // Website: Retire by 40
14. Wealthy Single Mommy
Personal finance tips from a single mom, for single moms.
Twitter: @JohnsonEmma // Website: Wealthy Single Mommy
15. Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance Blog
Guidance on investing and saving for a more comfortable future.
Twitter: @barbfriedberg // Website: Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance Blog
16. Stefanie O’Connell Blog
Dedicated to helping millennials develop rich habits and for women who want to be money confident.
Twitter: @stefanieoconnel // Website: Stefanie O’Connell Blog
17. Kerry Hannon
Author of the national bestselling book, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, Kerry’s blog offers expertise with a strong focus on baby boomers’ money management and advice.
Twitter: @KerryHannon // Website: Kerry Hannon
18. Money Questions and Answers
Got questions? Get answers. This blog answers readers’ biggest money questions on savings, investing, retirement, planning, insurance, and other personal finance topics.
Twitter: @hankcoleman // Website: Money Questions and Answers
19. The Research Puzzle
How to crack investment and business market puzzles.
Twitter: @researchpuzzler // Website: Research Puzzle
20. Gen Y Planning
Navigating student loans, debt, saving, investing, insurance, company benefits, taxes, and all of life’s various financial decision from a millennial perspective.
Twitter: @sophiabera // Website: Gen Y Planning
21. Yes, I Am Cheap
Personal experiences and tips on building credit, reducing debt, rental properties, insurance, major purchases, and more.
Twitter: @yesiamcheap // Website: Yes, I Am Cheap
22. Beating Broke
Personal finance tips for Gen X and Millennials.
Twitter: @beatingbroke // Website: Beating Broke
23. Money Girl
Plain-language personal finance guides on career, credit cards, debit & loans, insurance, investing, real estate, retirement, taxes, and plenty extra.
Twitter: @LauraAdams // Website: Money Girl
24. Early Retirement Extreme
Combines simple living and self-reliance to pad your nest egg for early retirement.
Twitter: @extremejacob // Website: Early Retirement Extreme
25. Cash Money Life
Guides on managing money, personal finance tips, and careers.
Twitter: @RyanGuina // Website: Cash Money Life
26. Happiness Dividend Blog
Helps you set concrete goals and make sound financial decisions based on your values and goals
Twitter: @DeYoeWealth // Website: Happiness Dividend Blog
27. The Art of Thinking Smart
Shares simple SMART techniques for finances, business, investments and more
Twitter: @artthinksmart // Website: The Art of Thinking Smart
28. Practically Speaking
For financial professionals in training
Twitter: @SEIJohnA // Website: Practically Speaking
29. The Military Wallet
Personal finance and benefits tips for military, veterans and families
Twitter: @militarywallet // Website: The Military Wallet
30. Daniel Zajac
Guidance to make informed decisions about money, family, business, and financial goals
Twitter: @daniel_zajac // Website: Daniel Zajac