Vanessa Charlot
2 months ago

5 Financial Gurus You Should Be Following

personal finance
I saw a meme the other day that said, “Being afraid to check your bank account is the adult version of being afraid to check your grades.” I found this particularly hilarious because I’ve unfortunately found myself in both predicaments (more times than I’d like to admit). 

We Millennials and Gen Xers spend much of our idle time on social media. So while scrolling through the myriad DIY projects, plant-based recipes, and travel photography on your screens, sprinkle a little financial inspo into the mix.

Not only might you stop avoiding your bank account, you could actually learn something from some badass, self-made women and start making money moves yourself. 

Stefanie O’Connell

Instagram: @stefanieoconnel

In true fashion, this millennial money expert is all about finding freedom through your finances. She is also the author of The Broke and Beautiful Life: Small Town Budget, Big City Dreams, a sink-or-swim, witty take on her experience with unemployment and learning how to effectively manage money.

Jean Chatzky

Instagram: @jeanchatzky
Twitter: @JeanChatzky

Financial Editor of NBC‘s TODAY Show and host of #HerMoneyPodcast, Jean shares comprehensive financial tips for everyone from the top investment bankers to the recent college grads trying to nav. their freshly earned college loans. 

Farnoosh Torabi

Instagram: @farnooshtorabi
Twitter: @FARNOOSH

Money strategist, author of When She Makes More, and host of So Money podcast, Farnoosh and her guests don’t shy away from sharing their own financial struggles and failures for our benefit. She touches on a variety of topics ranging from money and business to career issues. 

Jamila Souffrant

Instagram: @journeytolaunch

If you’re interested in retiring by 40 but don’t know how, Jamila is your girl. Creator of Journey To Launch blog and podcast, Jamila is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI). Check her out for budgeting tips and all things personal finance. 

Nicole Lapin

Instagram: @nicolelapin

Financial journalist and author of Rich Bitch Nicole has taken all of the information she learned (hard-knock style) and lain it out in simple and actionable tips, advice, and how-tos. 

Just remember, Nav.igators: If you can get your exercise tips, recipes, and travel recommendations from social media—why not get some financial planning advice while you’re at it?