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Top 10 Personal Finance Blogs

by Geoff Poulton

Finance Blog #1: Kleingeldhelden

The writers
Sabina Kist & Johanna Hellmann (with Marian Kopocz & Marcel Wollscheid)

Why read it?
This group of journalists and personal finance enthusiasts in their 20s offer advice on savings and investment for those finding their feet in the money world, no matter how small the sum of money. They cover practical tips and current trends as well as digging deeper into topics like the social and ecological aspects of investment.

Finance Blog #2: Geld.wert

The writer
Anette Weiss

Why read it?
A former banker, Anette Weiss now provides a range of independent personal finance support, from blog posts and webinars to private coaching and tailored investment plans. Her motto: advice by itself isn’t enough – people have to learn and know what they want to do.

Finance Blog #3: Klunkerchen

The writer
Gisela Enders

Why read it?
Klunkerchen is all about community. Gisela Enders has brought together a network of women with the aim of improving female financial literacy. Blog posts and seminars range from savings to building up an investment portfolio, while members can also swap tips and experiences among themselves – online or in person.

Finance Blog #4: Geldfrau

The writer
Dani Parthum

Why read it?
With Geldfrau, journalist Dani Parthum wants to help women boost their financial freedom. In blog posts, live events and moderated online talks, she tackles everyday issues such as household planning and claiming refunds, as well as more philosophical matters like sustainable investment.

Finance Blog #5: Ex-Studentin

The writer
Jennifer Rößner

Why read it?
As a student, Jennifer learned how to manage her money carefully with the aim of achieving financial serenity. Since graduating, she continues to apply the same principles, sharing her personal experience together with easy-to-follow tips for her readers.

Finance Blog #6: Squawkfox

The writer
Kerry Taylor

Why read it?
With Squawkfox, Canadian journalist Kerry Taylor wants to make finance “sexy, delicious, and fun”. Whether it’s how to make money, save money, or even cook, travel, and shop on a budget, there’s something for everyone looking to spend smarter and live well on less.

Finance Blog #7: Financial Best Life

The writer
Lauren Bowling

Why read it?
Lauren Bowling doesn’t want to tell you how to budget and save, she wants to focus on how money can help you live your best life, from fulfilling travel dreams to setting up a successful business. The American has learned from her own mistakes and now she wants to help others take control of their finances.

Finance Blog #8: Farnoosh

The writer
Farnoosh Torabi

Why read it?
Farnoosh has come a long way from a debt-laden 22-year-old struggling to survive in New York City to a leading personal finance writer, speaker, and podcaster. Her work explores many levels, from straight-forward tips to the psychological, mental, and emotional barriers that prevent people from taking action around money.

Finance Blog #9: Cait Flanders

The writer
Cait Flanders

Why read it?
What do we really need to be happy? Cait Flanders gives regular insight into her journey of living with less. By tackling consumption and clutter, she has embraced a more minimalist lifestyle in rural Canada, learning how to budget, save, and invest effectively along the way.

Finance Blog #10: Savvy Woman

The writer
Sarah Pennells

Why read it?
Men and women tend to make different choices about their money. That’s why British journalist Sarah Pennells launched Savvy Woman, a website packed with content to help women get more from their money. The site has a wealth of tips, tools, and expert opinion on everything from budgeting to property investment and managing money with a partner and children.

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