Ready to Start Your Wealth Journey? Here are TNFG’s Top 10 New Financial YouTubers for Beginners
Too many people spend money they earned… to buy things they don’t want… to impress people that they don’t like.
Many are struggling with their finances from credit card interest fees stacking up, bad money management habits, or just following bad advice. For a lot of us, the dream school — dream job — and dream spouse did not work out on the first, second or even third try. It does not mean that it is over.
This is the part of the movie when the lead actor/actress gets back up again. Basically, this is the part that you get back up again to regain control of the narrative. No matter if it is on a tablet, laptop, smart TV or cell phone, you have access to YouTube; you have access to knowledge.
One of the best forms of active knowledge requires ACTIVE LISTENING.
While podcasting provides an amazing avenue to listen, YouTube offers an engaging module where you can pause, rewind, save and truly adsorb a wealth of new opportunities. Some people are both visual and audio learners like me. It’s best to feed your mind and curate your digital landscape. The goal is to make the create the space where opportunity finds you.
Let the algorithm work in your favor.
Curating Your Digital (Net) MindScape
If you show me your friends, I can tell you exactly who you are; the same can be said about what you watch.
While there are a tons of great content on YouTube, it’s often difficult to sort through what works. This is a list of the new or newish people that really provide great content in a varied way. There is not age range for quality in my opinion and there is no style. I don’t care if the video has high production value or just a starter kit, the goal is to educate.
If they can do that, I added them on the list. Know of anyone else that should be included, comment below.
If you want to be wealthy, start with changing the content you watch and the content you seek. Broaden your playlist, you are missing 99% of the most impactful media in your life. If all you do is watch ESPN, you will be stuck on the sideline spectating at the action. Instead, get in the game and modify to grow your wealth.
Zeek aka “Crypto Zeek” started off slow at first. I tuned in about 2 years ago by mistake. Though I wasn’t on the Robinhood or Crypto game, I found his perspective super refreshing. Ultimately, had to put him at the top of the list for beginners.
In many ways, he encapsulates the millennial millionaire dream without being too nerdy and too complicated. Every once in a while he drops some unique investing gems like the portfolio visualizer. He beat my estimates a few times. Damn you $NIO — why did you fail me.
The videos range from Dividend Investing, Personal Finance, Cryptocurrency and Real Estate. He is an Ex-Professional Athlete, and University of Houston Graduate. He puts in the work and has the discipline. I highly recommend him to new comers, especially those who often don’t see themselves in the financial literacy space.
Diversity and Inclusion really matter.
With each video, Practical Wisdom teaches you something interesting about our exciting world. The world is an amazing, fascinating place, brimming with wonder, astonishing ideas, events and things. They’ve gathered some of the world’s most profound ideas, thoughts and events, on topics ranging from science, health, economics, business, happiness, history, and much more.
Check out these highlights when you have the time: 10 Ways To Invest 10,000 dollars, 12 Secrets the middle class and poor don’t know about money, and Assets vs Liabilities and how to generate assets.
A new kid on the block, Humphrey Yang is an independent content creator. Since most of his personal information is redacted online, the only thing I can say is that he did work as a Financial Planner in the past. He legit knows his information. If you are looking for a deep dive in various financial literacy content, I think his delivery is fair and easy to follow.
Some of his top content include, How to Start a Dividend Stock Portfolio with $1,000, the best 5 index funds to own for life, and Revealing his own ROTH IRA portfolio.
Jake has been investing for a while but started to share a lot of his expertise on dividends:
This content is centered around new and beginner investors looking for new ways to grow cash flow through dividend growth investing. The goal of every video is to inspire and educate new investors interested in learning about dividend investing and the FIRE movement.
Jake invests to live off my dividend growth portfolio with M1 Finance and Vanguard. Besides being a dividend nerd, he is a pretty normal dude living in Austin, Texas.
Vee is a personal finance writer. She started writing about money in 2005 and it has become one of her favorite topics to talk about. She helped countless people improve their financial life-many who she never met-and she is excited for this next journey. Her channel is about personal finance, focusing on frugal living and evergreen financial topics.
Your chance to create the financial future you deserve!
6. Let’s Talk Money! with Joseph Hogue, CFA
Joseph Hogue is a financial expert and investment analyst. After serving in the Marine Corps, he started his career investing in real estate before becoming an investment analyst for some of the largest private investors. He’s appeared on Bloomberg and on CNBC as an investment expert and has published ten books in personal finance. Now he helps families increase credit score and reach their financial goals with some of the same advice he used when working for the rich.
“Demystifying” retirement planning by providing easy-to-understand explanations of the various pieces that go into financially planning for retirement. Topics covered include Social Security, pensions, annuities, budgeting, IRAs, Roth IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, investments, Medicare, insurance, housing, estate planning and taxes.
It’s a bit more dry but I like my finance information boring so it really works. Here are a few highlights:
- What is the Rule of 55?
- When to start Social Security?
- Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?
- What is Modified Adjusted Gross Income, or MAGI?
8. Ali Abdaal
Ali got on the scene about 3 years ago and now at 1.6M views; you will start seing him more and more. Quick background:
Ali is a Cambridge University medicine graduate, now working as a junior doctor in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). He used to make videos about life as a medical student but now vlogs about life as a doctor. He also studies videos, tech reviews and does the occasional video of him and his friends singing songs.
This guy also learned to code at 12… Suffice to say, he is really damn good at communicating messages to an audience. Although his space is not just Financial Literacy; I still think his content is a welcome additional to this space. We definitely need to feed our minds and surround our digital space with better content.
This is one.
www.investorsgrow.com is an investing education website designed to simplify the world of investing; getting us all closer to our goal of achieving financial freedom.
This is generally a deeper dive into the core concepts of investing.
Carlos Aguilo is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Personal Finance expert. Like many, he grew up in a household where money was not talked about. If you are struggling to figure out how Money works, you are not alone! This channel just started and I love a long shot underdog story.
He provides quality content.
I’ve cut grass, cleaned out homes, paint art studios, worked at McDonald’s, Best Buy, and even endured the horrors of retail; I know where you are and I am telling you that these financial YouTubers are where you need to pivot to.
Feel free to recommend others to me as well. This is a growing medium and I hope to get up and running as well in 2021. If you need a list of the best financial YouTubers, check out the link (below).
As always like Jo, I’m a Marine; I’m way more interest in hearing that you succeed. Go out there and change your world.
Bonus: Here’s what my household is working toward?
Closing out the year stronger.
- Working on investing an additional $500 to hit the total of $35,000 in M1 Finance Brokerage focused on Dividend Income that generates at least $2,500 in passive Income for starters in 2022. Check out the portfolio in real time. If you like the platform and want to start investing, I have the $20 for $20 referral if you need it — https://m1.finance/SYdqDJ2SyADC.
- Boosting back the EF savings with an additional $1,500. Keep tabs on your savings, cash flow, net worth, investments, retirement and more for absolutely FREE with Personal Capital! Sign up with my link & get $20 Amazon gift card. *Terms apply. https://pcap.rocks/lawrencegonz
- Getting back to shape — HIIT Mornings. Running, and biking just pushing out effort. I say it all the time but it’s still good. We did start HIIT workouts off of YouTube.
Originally published at https://theneighborhoodfinanceguy.com on May 21, 2021.