Over the last few months I’ve dearly missed sharing with you the best personal finance articles the blogosphere has to offer. Because I’ve been busy writing a book, I haven’t taken the opportunity to showcase the exceptional writings of my fellow money bloggers and give kudos where due.
To get up-to-date with the current economic climate and feel the pulse of the community, I challenged 41 personal finance bloggers to share their best money advice so far this year. Finding the best posts from around the personal finance blogosphere is a tough task. But these 41 exceptional bloggers faced the challenge to share their favorite tips and deepest thoughts on all areas of personal finance for you. Enjoy!
Finance Bloggers Who Get Personal
The money bloggers who open their hearts by honestly saying they’ve had enough, feel lost, or chose optimism over despair can make a lasting emotional connection with us. Sharing a common human experience is what makes these reflective posts stunning.
- Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Kill Myself | Mrs. Micah
- Good Enough | Remodeling This Life
- I Have Had Enough | Frugal Dad
- How Do You Know When You Have Enough? | My Two Dollars
- I am Just A Blogger, Damn It! | Moolanomy
- The Secret To Getting It Done | Through the Illusion
- Optimism is our only choice | Rocket Finance
Thrifty and Frugal
Thrift and frugality are hot buzz words in today’s economy. Some bloggers embrace all things frugal while others look at the paradox of thrift, the downside of coupons, or dismiss frugality altogether. These bloggers felt strongly about today’s thrift and wanted to share their amazing articles with you.
- The Paradox of The Paradox of Thrift | Consumerism Commentary
- What’s Frugality All About, Anyway? | Almost Frugal
- How are we not frugal | Clever Dude
- Dear Coupon Lovers: Are you treated differently? | Budgets are $exy
Serious About Saving
Getting serious about saving money is the best financial advice these savvy bloggers wish to share. Whether you’re looking to save a million bucks or are just trying to scape some cents together, these stellar money saving articles may just inspire you to get started with saving.
- How to Have a High Net Worth | Free Money Finance
- My Million Dollar Journey: Lessons Learned | Million Dollar Journey
- Do or do not, there is no try | Gather Little by Little
- 10 Things I Have Learned About Money | Bible Money Matters
- Save More Money: Automate Your Savings | Prime Time Money
Big Beautiful Budgets
Learning how to budget moolah is tip top advice that can lead one down the path of financial independence. Tracking expenses and planning for savings are sexy skills we can all master thanks to the inspiration from the following top bloggers.
- How to Budget | Bargaineering
- Your Opinion | Give Me Back My Five Bucks
- 50 Ways to Budget Travel | Money Ning
Big Bad Debt
Sometimes facing and paying down debt can feel like a heavy weight when tackled alone. But when bloggers share their own debt experience and show how they retired debt it can become easier to tackle our own bundle of bills. The following bloggers have dug deep to share their thoughts on how get out of big bad debt.
- The #1 Reason You Can’t Get Out of Debt | Debt Kid
- Just Eat Your Vegetables (and pay off debt) | Being Frugal
- Get Out of Debt: Give Up Your Favorites | No Debt Plan
Crushed by Credit Cards (or Lovin’ Them)
The blogosphere lights up with conversation when credit cards are at issue. It’s amazing how a simple piece of plastic can garner such huge debate amongst readers and writers alike. Whether you love credit or are trying to leave it, these top money bloggers share their best advice for living with (or without) credit cards.
- How To Pay Off Credit Card Debt: A Success Story | The Digerati Life
- The credit card companies are not your friend | Karen Datko
- Credit Cards Don’t Suck, You Suck! | Free from Broke
- 10 Lies that Got You (and Keep You) in Credit Card Debt | Dough Roller
- 5 Reasons I Prefer Using Credit Over Cash | Fabulous Financials
Real Estate and Investing
You’ve got to live somewhere and eventually we all invest in something. Whether you’re thinking of buying a home or investing in the stock market, these money writers give us their best advice.
- 11 Things To Think About When Buying A House | Four Pillars
- Why to Not Give Up on Stocks | Uncommon Cents
- Investment Policy Statement | ABCs of Investing
- What Matters In Investing | Amateur Asset Allocator
Family and Kids
Looking to start a family, become a stay at home parent, or want your kids to develop a positive self image? These blogging parents have been there and done just that and share their favorite articles on how to best manage money when it comes to family.
- How to Decide: Be a Stay at Home or Working Mom | cashmoneylife
- Frugal Strategies for Young Parents | A Mother In Israel
- 8 Things New Parents Don’t Need | One Caveman
Health and Food
Is your diet going up in flames? Get the hard financial facts on smoking and discover the true costs of “low-brow” foods with these exceptional posts by bloggers looking to save some bucks by living clean.
- Smoking Can Cost You Millions | Where Does All My Money Go
- Top 5 ways to hustle free drinks | Wise Bread
- The high cost of “low-brow” foods | Saver Queen
- Honey Wheat Sandwich Bread | Apple Pie, Patis, and Pate
Pick Your Country
The blogosphere is a big place and sometimes top financial advice needs to get specific to be meaningful. So pick the country from which you hail and find the best money advice for your geographic region, eh!
America the Beautiful
- Rethinking the American Dream | The Wisdom Journal
- Managing Your Money While Deployed | Good Financial Cents
- The Danger in Chasing Yield | Canadian Capitalist
- My Success Story | Canadian Dream
Over the last few months several personal finance bloggers have penned books based on their blogs, experiences, and thoughts on money. Here are two recent releases:
- 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget | By the talented Wise Bread writers, featuring top finance bloggers JD Roth (Get Rich Slowly), Trent Hamm (The Simple Dollar), Leo Babauta (Zen Habits), and Sharon Harvey Rosenberg (The Frugal Duchess).
- I Will Teach You To Be Rich | By Ramit Sethi, New York Times bestselling author and blogger of I Will Teach You to Be Rich.
Be sure to check out these 41 amazing bloggers and let them know if their best money advice is tops with you!
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