Unless you have a business degree under your belt, your grand knowledge of finance may be limited to what you learned in an Econ 101 course years ago. (Which, let’s be honest, didn’t really stick.)
There’s no shame in admitting you might be a novice when it comes to personal finance—many of us are. But luckily, there are endless resources on the net to help us fake it ’til we make it.
To brush up on all things money-related, take a look at the easy-to-digest personal finance blogs below. From broader, all-encompassing websites that touch on everything from student loans to investing, to the hyper-specific ones that literally map out your weekly budget for you—see the whip-smart sites you should save to your bookmarks bar, stat.
The Penny Hoarder
The Financial Diet
The Budget Mom
Founder Kumiko Ehrmantraut is especially helpful when it comes to her monthly meal plans. She breaks them down with grocery lists and links to her go-to recipes.
While Sallie Krawcheck’s Ellevest is primarily a tool for managing your portfolio, the brand also has a sophisticated blog component. Topics focus on investing and retirement, with straightforward posts like “How Much Do You Need To Retire?” The brand’s IG account is chock-full of resourceful information, too.
Clever Girl Finance
This story was originally published on August 22, 2018. It has been updated (and will continue to be updated) to include new tips, advice, and guidance, to ensure we are always giving you the best, most valuable resources.
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