Money (MP) If you’re seeking Personal finance experts advice you will find no better than MoneyPacers, but even I am not so narcissistic or conceited to believe I have all the answers. Sometimes I too seek out what other leaders in finance are saying about given subjects. And you should too! No expert has the last word on personal finance or anything else. Getting a second opinion is not only recommended for personal health, but financial health too!
Gathering advice from several personal finance experts is the way to go before taking any course of action. It’s just the smart thing to do! Today I’m revealing the go-to guys and gals where financial answers found outside of MoneyPacers. These experts guide millions of people about budgeting, investing, saving money and fugal living.
One of the criteria for making our personal finance experts list was not only did you have a large following but, that your financial advice had to be kitchen-tested and proven successful, time and time, again! Lastly, complaints against advice given had to be in the low numbers. With this criteria set in stone, the following made our “Top Ten Personal Finance Experts” list… Enjoy!
Top Personal Finance Experts
1.Dave Ramsey is an American financial author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. He’s known as the “Budget King.” His show and writings mainly focuses on encouraging people to get out of debt. Ramsey’s syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard on more than 500 radio stations throughout the United States and Canada, in podcast format, on IHeartRadio, a dedicated iOS application, as well as live audio and video on DaveRamsey.com. He has written many books including five New York Times bestsellers.
2. Clark Howard is known as the consummate consumer expert. He has been a nationally syndicated radio host since 1989, teaching consumers ways to “save more, spend less and avoid rip-offs.” If Mr. Howard doesn’t qualify as a money management expert, who does? The Clark Howard Show is beamed out every day to more than 200 radio stations throughout North America, and airs from News/Talk WSB, WSB AM/WSBB FM in Atlanta. He is a frequent consumer expert guest on other talk, variety and news programs and can be found on Clarkhoward.com.
3. Farnoosh Torabi is an American journalist, author, television personality, and personal finance expert. In 2008, Ms. Torabi published You’re So Money: Live Rich Even When You’re Not. The book focuses on financial advice for young people. Her next book, Psych Yourself Rich was published in 2010 by FT Press. Her latest, “When She Makes More,” is a national bestseller and you can buy it now!
4. Neal Frankle runs the “Wealth Pilgrim, a financial blog dedicated to helping you manage your money better. The site’s tagline is “No Money Worries. No Matter What,” which is a powerful indicator they want to help you manage your money. Feeling completely financially secure is what true wealth is about, Frankle believes. “They don’t teach investing in school. It’s no wonder that so few of us really understand how investments work” says Frankle on the Wealth Pilgrim blog.
5. Tim Chen is CEO, co-founder and strategic visionary for NerdWallet.com. Before that, he was a hedge fund analyst at Perry Capital, investing in payment processing firms, credit card networks and technology companies. He also worked as an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston. Tim graduated from Stanford with a degree in economics. Tim and his team, Dan Yoo COO, and Bhaskar Ghosh, VP of Engineering has made NerdWallet one of the most sought after money management websites on the world.
6. J.D. Roth is famed personal finance expert of Get Rich Slowly, and started the same in April 2006. Roth shared stories about debt elimination, saving money, and practical investing until he sold the dot.com to QuinStreet Inc. Since the sale, a group of staff writers share their expertise on debt to financial security, investing advice and guidance, frugal tips, book reviews, and news on personal finance. These days you can find Roth over at JDRoth.com still enlightening us about finance.
7. Andrew Schrage and Gyutae Park are two young entrepreneurs you have to admire. And if you think that young guys can’t teach you anything about finance, you haven’t met Schrage and Park. These two college graduates started MoneyCrashers.com on a wing and a prayer and have grown it to be one of the most successful personal finance blogs on the web.
8. Kelly Hancock makes our list for two reasons: One, we couldn’t leave the “Lord” out of the money management equation and Two, her fugal advice is spot on. Kelly’s website “Faithful Provisions features the latest deals, frugal recipes, and most important, the “how to” strategies for saving more money. With the Lord guiding Kelly, the rest of our experts pale in comparison to personal finance tips you’ll get reading her blog. The bottom line: If you really want to save money visit Faithful Provisions for daily tips.
9. Suze Orman is certainly the best among the best. Orman is an author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television show host. She worked as a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch. In 1983 she became the vice-president of investments at Prudential Bache Securities. In 1987, she founded the Suze Orman Financial Group. Her program The Suze Orman Show began airing on CNBC in 2002. She has written many books on the topic of personal finance management and you’ll can find her over at SuzieOrman.com.
10. Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, financier and philanthropist. He is the most successful investors of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world’s wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2015. In 2012 Time magazine named Buffett one of the world’s most influential people. I’m frequently eyeing WarrenBuffet.com to find out what’s going on in the mind of “The Oracle of Omaha.”