WHERE DO AMERICANS GET THEIR MONEY ADVICE?

Save For Your Future




Sponsors of
new normal after covid19 epidemic smart asian female wear protection mask hand use smartphone communication in department store new lifestyle abstract blur background.

12 Must-Have Features All the Best Bank Accounts Offer

Zelle vs. Venmo apps on smartphone display screens

Venmo Is Riddled with Scams – Is Zelle Any Safer?

People wearing protective face masks and keeping social distance in line at ATM.

How the Pandemic Has Changed Banking – Maybe Forever

Couple signing a document on a meeting at insurance agent office wearing protective gloves and face mask.

These Are the Best Banks of 2021 – Did Yours Make the Cut?

Oprah Winfrey smiling

10 Billionaires Like Oprah Winfrey Who Grew Up Poor

Shot of a smiling young woman using laptop on kitchen counter.

10 Simple Habits of Money-Smart Individuals

Hamilton, Canada - May 22, 2016: Large houses, luxury cars and mature trees in the downtown historic neighbourhood of Dundas in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

18 Resolutions To Get Rich in 2021

silhouette of friends jumping on beach during sunset time.

From $300,000 in Debt to Zero — How Real People Repaid Their Debts Fast

Save For Your Future




Sponsors of

More From GOBankingRates

The Financially Savvy Female: 3 Money Moves Every Woman Must Make, According to Rachel Cruze

GOBankingRates wants to empower women to take control of their finances. According to the latest stats, women hold $72 billion in private wealth — but fewer women than men consider themselves to be…

READ MORE
Stackshouse created by Farnoosh Torabi

The Best Money Experts for Each Generation

Just as it is with musicians, comedians, and authors, some financial experts manage to capture the voice of a generation. GOBankingRates examined more than 65 of the most trusted and popular money…

READ MORE
TikTok app

Should You Trust Money Advice on TikTok?

Searching for money advice online can be overwhelming — there's a lot of it out there, sure, but how do you know which advice to take? Check Out: The 10 Best Stocks for the Gen Z Investor The money…

READ MORE

Brown Ambition’s Mandi Woodruff Says This 1 Simple Trick Will Help You Boost Your Savings

Mandi Woodruff is the co-host of the "Brown Ambition" podcast and an experienced finance and business journalist. She is currently the chief consumer advocate at Ally and was formerly the executive…

READ MORE

Fox Business’ Liz Claman: Having a Balanced Portfolio Isn’t the Best Strategy Anymore

Liz Claman is the anchor of "The Claman Countdown" on Fox Business Network, where she has interviewed some of the top names in investing and business, including Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett,…

READ MORE
Robert Kiyosaki author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ Author Robert Kiyosaki: You Should Never Say ‘I Can’t Afford That’

Best known as the author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad" — the No. 1 personal finance book of all time — Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way millions of people around the world think about…

READ MORE

We Study Billionaires Host Stig Brodersen Says This Investment Will Give You the Best Returns

Stig Brodersen is the host and co-founder of "We Study Billionaires" by The Investor's Podcast Network, the largest stock investing podcast show in the world with over 50 million downloads. Brodersen…

READ MORE
Erin Lowry.

‘Broke Millennial’ Author Erin Lowry Shares the 4 Money Conversations You Need To Be Having

Erin Lowry is the author of the bestselling three-part "Broke Millennial" series of books. She specializes in helping millennials navigate through their financial journeys through her writing,…

READ MORE
Low angle view of a mid adult doctor reading a book by the window.

Where Do Americans Get Their Money Advice? Top Authors and Books

If those money-based New Year's resolutions are starting to collect dust with the treadmill you got for Christmas, maybe it's time for a little inspiration. The right self-help book can reignite the…

READ MORE
Smiling African American woman drinking a cup of coffee and reading the newspaper while standing in her kitchen in the morning.

Where Do Americans Get Their Money Advice? Top News Columns

Today, "media" might mean Facebook or Twitter, YouTube, Google News or any number of 24/7 cable news channels. Before all that — before podcasts, before the internet, before television and even…

READ MORE
Young woman using computer at home.

Where Do Americans Get Their Money Advice? Top Blogs and Websites

Anyone looking for money advice has no shortage of informational and inspirational self-help books to choose from. Likewise for podcasts and radio shows, TV programs and news columns. If it's a great…

READ MORE
Young woman with phone and earphones at the beach.

Where Do Americans Get Their Money Advice? Top Podcasts and Radio Shows

Whether you're driving, taking a shower or laying in bed at night, a good podcast or radio show can turn a little bit of free time into a master class on money. From careers and investing to real…

READ MORE
New Delhi, India - April 23, 2019: Woman holding motorola phone with ban streaming service media and video TikTok application on the screen.

The 10 Best Money Experts To Watch on TikTok

Since TikTok launched in 2016 under the name Musical.ly, it's gained international popularity — with former President Donald Trump even trying to ban the Chinese app in 2020. Support: Don't Miss Out…

READ MORE
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 12: Financial adviser, author, and TV personality Suze Orman speaks at a press conference at the National Press Club, January 12, 2012, in Washington, DC.

Surprising Early Jobs of Suze Orman and 9 Other Money Experts

The world turns to people like Suze Orman and Robert Kiyosaki for insight, advice, guidance and inspiration on all things money. The top money experts write bestselling books, speak before sold-out…

READ MORE
Student girl reading on a bench in the park and listening to music.

Get Richer While You Multitask: 10 Must-Listen Personal Finance Audiobooks

Whether you want to learn how to invest, how to balance your budget, how to perform better at work or how to build wealth, there's an audiobook for that. Many popular personal finance books are now…

READ MORE
20 Life Hacks That Increase Your Wealth

Want To Retire Before 50? A Mindset Shift Can Make All the Difference

Rob Berger is the author of "Retire Before Mom and Dad: The Simple Numbers Behind a Lifetime of Financial Freedom" and the founder of the site Dough Roller, where he has written about personal finance…

READ MORE

Top Money Advice Books That You Should Read in Your Lifetime

When it comes to money advice, the internet is bursting at the seams with information, misinformation and conflicting information. If it all feels like one big mess of confusion and frustration, maybe…

READ MORE
Suze Orman.

Top Retirement Advice From These 10 Experts

Whether you're just getting started in your career or nearing the end of it, you should be thinking about and preparing for retirement. Knowing how much to save, the best ways to save and how to know…

READ MORE

Self-Taught Investor Andrew Sather Shares the 2 Key Things He Did To Boost His Portfolio

Andrew Sather is the co-host of "The Investing for Beginners Podcast," which boasts over 1.5 million total downloads. A self-taught investor since 2012, Sather is also the publisher of…

READ MORE
Jim-Cramer

The Best Investing Advice From Jim Cramer and 9 Other Top Experts

We all know that we should be investing, but figuring out where to start, what strategies to follow and how to best allocate our investments can be overwhelming. And while there is a lot of investing…

READ MORE

Fox Business’ Charles Payne Breaks Down the Ideal Asset Allocation for Long-Term Gains

Charles Payne is the host of Fox Business Network's "Making Money with Charles Payne" and a frequent contributor to Fox News Channel. Payne began his career on Wall Street in 1985 as an analyst at…

READ MORE
Mature couple using a laptop

Best Expert Money Advice for Boomers

Baby boomers currently range in age from 57 to 75, which means some are on the cusp of retiring, some are newly retired and others have been retired for a decade or more. This phase of life requires…

READ MORE

10 Classic Money Books That Everyone Should Read

The world changes quickly, especially with the advent of technology. While investing was once something only those who were already wealthy could afford, it's accessible to almost anyone today….

READ MORE
GOBankingRates.com

12 of the Bestselling Financial Advice Books of All Time

From Gen Zers just starting their first jobs to boomers calling last-minute audibles after years in retirement, everyone could stand to benefit from a little sound financial advice. The good news for…

READ MORE
https://www.jillonmoney.com/

‘Jill on Money’ Host Jill Schlesinger Says the Key To Paying Off Debt Is Starting Small

Jill Schlesinger is a certified financial planner and host of the "Jill on Money" podcast. She is also the author of "The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money" and is a business analyst for…

READ MORE

Columnist David Lazarus Shares the 2 Things All Consumers Should Be Doing To Protect Themselves

David Lazarus is an award-winning business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, where he reports on consumer affairs. He is also a part-time radio host and makes daily appearances on Los Angeles'…

READ MORE
Suze Orman financial expert

A Look Back at the Career of Suze Orman

As an author, speaker, media personality and podcast host, Suze Orman is without a doubt one of Money's Most Influential. Many Americans turn to her for personal finance advice on topics ranging from…

READ MORE

Columnist Michelle Singletary Says You Should ‘Learn To Hate Debt’

Michelle Singletary is a personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Her column, "The Color of Money," appears twice a week in dozens of newspapers across the country. Singletary is a frequent…

READ MORE

Paula Pant Achieved Financial Independence — Here’s What’s Holding Other Women Back

Paula Pant is the founder of the "Afford Anything" blog and podcast, where she teaches others how to achieve financial independence. A former newspaper reporter, Pant achieved her own financial…

READ MORE

Here’s Why This Former Advisor Says Asset Class Investing Is Better Than Picking Individual Stocks

David Stein is the founder of the personal finance site Money for the Rest of Us, which helps people learn to invest for the long term. Prior to launching the site, Stein worked for close to two…

READ MORE
Businesswomen Working On Computer

The Best Expert Money Advice for Millennials

The oldest millennials will be turning 40 this year, and they've been faced with plenty of financial challenges along the way. This generation was just getting started in their careers as the Great…

READ MORE
Smiling man in red sweater against blue wall making happy victorious gesture

Money Experts Share the Smartest Ways To Boost Your Net Worth

Once you've reached the phase of your financial life when you've paid off your debts and have a healthy emergency fund tucked away in a savings account, it's time to shift your focus to building your…

READ MORE
Illustration and Painting.

Here’s Exactly How Much You Should Have Saved in an Emergency Fund

As a millennial herself, Erin Lowry knows the trials and tribulations of figuring out your finances in a world where student debt is the norm and homeownership is a far-off dream. She also knows how…

READ MORE
Top view of stressed young asian woman trying to find money to pay credit card debt.

Want to Retire Rich? Prioritize Debt Repayment First

There's no get rich quick scheme available if you want financial advice from J.D. Roth. The founder of the blog Get Rich Slowly is an accidental personal finance expert, one who knows that in order to…

READ MORE
Family saving money to piggy bank.

This Expert Doesn’t Use the Popular 50/30/20 Budget Rule

Many people use the 50/30/20 budgeting rule where you allot 50 percent of your after-tax income to "needs," 30 percent to "wants" and 20 percent to savings and debt repayment, but Sharon Epperson…

READ MORE
Sad woman in cafe counting money.

16 Expert Tips To Manage Your Money Better

If you're just starting your journey towards financial independence, trying to save while paying down student loans, a mortgage or other debts can feel overwhelming — and many Americans are not…

READ MORE
hands holding pig bank on the vintage blue background, a saving money for future investment concept.

Follow This One Tip to Be Financially Successful

As a millennial herself, Dominique Broadway knows a thing or two about how to make wise money decisions when you're just getting on your financial feet, from paying off debts to saving for retirement….

READ MORE
Girl doing homework and contemplating with father.

Should You Leave Your Kids Money? This Expert Says Not To

Tom Hegna says there is a better way to give your children an inheritance than leaving them money: Use life insurance. Hegna is an author, speaker and retirement expert. As a former first vice…

READ MORE
pulling the rope for teamwork.

Why You Could Be Your Own Biggest Financial Obstacle

Before Jeff Rose got into the world of professional finance, his money situation looked similar to that of many other Americans. Rose was a college dropout with over $30,000 in credit card debt. His…

READ MORE

How This Expert Paid Off $40,000 in Student Loans in 7 Months

Like millions of Americans, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner stepped foot into the real world with student loan debt. Now, she's the founder of Making Sense of Cents, a personal finance website that helps…

READ MORE
Front closeup view of a yellow school bus.

How an Entrepreneur Grew Her Net Worth With an Old School Bus

Marsha Barnes founded The Finance Bar — the first financial education mobile hub on wheels that visits college campuses and corporations — because there's no telling where or when you'll have a…

READ MORE

Doing Something That Scares You Could Help You Build Your Wealth

Jen Sincero knows the best way earn more money is to step outside of your comfort zone. She is a No. 1 New York Times best-selling author, success coach and "motivational cattle prod" who has helped…

READ MORE
Shot of a mature man and his elderly father sitting on the sofa at home and having a chat.

These Are the Tough Questions You Need to Ask Before Retiring

Retiring rich might seem like an elusive goal, but Ted Jenkin — a certified financial planner and co-CEO of oXYGen Financial, a firm dedicated to helping Generations X and Y make good financial…

READ MORE
Tourist with forearm crutch above head achieved mountain peak.

How This Entrepreneur Turned a Terrible Injury Into 7-Figure Success

While recovering from a construction site injury in 2007, John Rampton used the time constrained to his bed to learn about online marketing. Rampton learned what it takes to sell products online, and…

READ MORE
young woman outdoors on a sunny day pointing

Your Turn! Here’s How Readers Like You Made Money Easy

There is a lot to be learned from people who have discovered the ins and outs of finance through hard work and real life. That's why GOBankingRates asked you to submit your best personal finance…

READ MORE
shaking hands at office.

Negotiating Is the No. 1 Money Skill You Need to Master: Here’s Why

To receive a higher salary you need to ask for it. That's why Brittney Castro says you should develop your negotiating skills first. She would know. Castro is a certified financial planner, chartered…

READ MORE
person about to sign a check

The First Thing You Should Do With Every Paycheck

See what the experts recommend to maximize your earnings.

READ MORE

11 Expert Tips for Turning Your Failure Into Financial Success

The next time you’re faced with a financial mistake, check out these experts’ tips on how to bounce back.

READ MORE
mark cuban

20 Mind-Blowing Facts About How Mark Cuban, Tony Robbins and Other Multimillionaires Built Their Empires

Even wildly successful entrepreneurs start out from scratch. But while some build their empires from a young age, others stumble across success, while many more have to roll up their sleeves to make…

READ MORE

16 Best Money Experts of 2017

GOBankingRates wants to know: Who is your #MoneyIdol?Beginning in February and continuing throughout the month, 16 of the biggest names in the personal finance sphere will be fighting for your vote…

READ MORE
Untitled design (1)
Close popup The GBR Closer icon

Sending you timely financial stories that you can bank on.

Sign up for our daily newsletter for the latest financial news and trending topics.

Loading...
Please enter an email.
Please enter a valid email address.
There was an unknown error. Please try again later.

For our full Privacy Policy, click here.