Managing money is one of the most important tasks in life. It doesn’t matter if you make a little or a lot, you can still go broke if you’re not respecting and taking care of your money.
Want to retire comfortably? Now is the time to start planning and saving.
Fortunately, there are many helpful blogs that cover all aspects of personal finance. The best personal finance blogs are excellent resources for learning, getting motivated, and for helping you step up to the challenges in your own financial life.
In this post, I want to feature more than 50 different blogs that are worth following. Some of them are single-author blogs where the blogger shares his or her own opinions and experiences. Others are multi-author blogs that publish a lot of content and cover a wide variety of topics.
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Now, onto the blogs. Feel free to leave a comment and mention other personal finance blogs that you like.
If you’re looking for even more blogs, don’t miss my list of the best FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) Blogs. You may also love PersonalFinanceBlogs.com, which highlights the best articles from various finance blogs each day.
The Best Personal Finance Blogs
Penny Hoarder is an incredibly popular site that reaches millions of visitors every month. The team of writers covers topics like saving money, freebies and deals, and making money.
Budgets Are Sexy is the blog of J. Money, although guest posts from other writers are also published. J. Money started the blog 10 years ago out of a desire to help others to pay more attention to their finances. On the blog he tracks and shares his own net worth.
Financial Samurai is a very popular blog by Sam Dogen. Sam has been in the finance industry for two decades (the blog was started in 2009) and his articles cover a wide variety of topics like investing, family finances, debt, and more. This blog is a must-follow if you’re intent on improving your own financial situation.
Making Sense of Cents is the blog of Michelle Schroeder-Gardner. On the blog she covers topics like saving, budgeting, paying off debt, making money, and self-employment. Michelle’s blog has become extremely popular and her monthly income reports always generate a lot of attention.
Wise Bread is one of the older personal finance blogs (started in 2006). On the site, a team of writers covers topics like frugal living, life hacks, and other finance topics.
Wallet Hacks was founded by Jim Wang in 2015. Jim has been writing about personal finance for more than a decade. At Wallet Hacks you’ll find detailed reviews and articles on investing, banking, saving, and much more.
Money Ning was started by David Ning in 2007, although most of the articles now are written by other authors. Topics include money management, investing, and frugal living.
Well Kept Wallet is a popular blog started by Deacon Hayes. The blog now publishes articles from several different writers on topics like making money, saving money, and paying off debt.
PT Money is the blog of Philip Taylor, the creator of FinCon. He started the blog way back in 2007. New articles aren’t published extremely frequently now, but the archives are full of great content.
Money Crashers is a very popular multi-author blog that covers topics like investing, money management, debt, real estate and small business.
J.D. Roth started Get Rich Slowly all the way back in 2006. He sold the site in 2009, stayed on as manager and editor for a few years, before leaving. But in 2017 he bought the site back, and I’m looking forward to seeing the changes that J.D. makes to the site going forward. The site is a great resource with lots of information on saving and investing.
Jeff Rose is a Certified Financial Planner, best-selling author, and the man behind Good Financial Cents. On his blog he writes about investing and other aspects of personal finance.
Young Adult Money was started by David Carlson in 2012. Today the blog publishes articles from a team of writers publishing articles targeted toward millennials. You’ll find articles on budgeting, paying off student loans, making money, and more.
Money Under 30 was started way back in 2006 by David Weliver. A team of writers now cover topics like getting out of debt, investing, credit, and more.
The blogger behind ESI Money (who goes by “ESI”) is a 50-something early retiree. ESI stands for earn, save, and invest, three of the topics covered on the blog. You’ll find a lot of millionaire interviews and plenty of other great content here.
At FITnancials Alexis blogs about health & fitness as well as saving and finance. If you’re looking to live a healthier, more fulfilling life, this blog that launched in 2013 is an excellent one to follow.
My Money Blog is a frequently-updated blog by Jonathan Ping. Jonathan covers all aspects of personal finance, including saving, investing, budgeting, debt, retirement, and more.