These Personal Finance Blogs Will Help Answer Your ~Burning~ Money Questions

These Personal Finance Blogs Will Help Answer Your ~Burning~ Money Questions

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

Looking for easy ways to make and save money? Check out The Penny Hoarder for their freebie round ups, coupon deals, and remote job listings so you can see the cash roll in from your couch.

The Financial Diet

The Financial Diet is constantly updated with rich information about how to negotiate better, pay down your debt, and grocery shop smarter.

The Budget Mom

If budgeting is a sore spot for you, head to The Budget Mom for printable templates you can start using to get your money in order.

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

The mission statement for Clever Girl Finance is to increase financial literacy in women. It does just that with useful articles around boosting your credit score and writing business plans.

You’ll also discover more personal content like how to find an apartment on a tight budget, and financial planning advice for newlyweds that you might miss on other personal finance blogs.

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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