Need Money Advice? These 6 Twitter Accounts Are a Must-Follow

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While you’re celebrating America’s independence, take some steps to achieve financial independence!

Hopefully, you’re taking next Monday off and enjoying a nice, loooong 4th of July weekend. In between the barbecues, the fireworks, and arguments about politics that you promised yourself you wouldn’t get dragged into but now you’re two beers in so let’s do this (ahem), you should probably find some time to sit down and take a look at your finances.

After all, 2017 has just passed its halfway point, so now’s as good a time as any to review your financial goals for the year. How are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions to spend less, save more, and start contributing to your 401(k)? If you’re like a lot of us, you certainly haven’t exceeded your goals, and there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve fallen well short of them.

And that’s totally okay! This weekend you can take the time to reassess, regroup, and start tackling your finances anew. And if you’re looking for some financial expertise to guide you, then boy oh boy have we some great recommendations for you.

Below you’ll find the Twitter accounts for six of the best experts, orgs and publications in the personal finance business. Take a few minutes and give them all a follow before you head off to your 4th of July festivities. Don’t worry! All their awesome money wisdom will be waiting for you when you get back.


1. Farnoosh Torabi – @Farnoosh

Farnoosh Tobari is a best-selling author, finance expert, and TV host. Check out her Twitter page for great personal finance advice! Whether you’re looking to save money, spend wisely, or even invest, Farnoosh has the answers.

2. Kimberly Palmer – @Kimberly Palmer

Kimberly Palmer is a personal finance expert and author of Smart Mom, Rich Mom and The Economy of You. She tweets regularly about money, retirement, and entrepreneurship. Check out her feed if you need some tips on personal finance.

3. Kelli B. Grant, CFP® –  @Kelligrant

Kelli Grant is a Certified Financial Planner and Consumer Reporter for CNBC. Her Twitter account is full of great facts and advice about improving your financial well-being. Follow her and you’re guaranteed to learn a lot about money.

4. EARN – @EARN

Earn is a micro-savings non-profit organization, and a great Twitter account for anyone who has to stick to a tight budget. At Earn they believe that saving even very small amounts can help your future financial situation. Keep an eye on their Twitter feed, and check out their website to learn more!

5. The Billfold – @TheBillfold

The Billfold is a finance blog that shares personal stories about struggles and successes in personal finance. If you feel like no one can relate to your financial situation, then it’s time to check out some blog posts on The BillFold. Their motto is, “Everything you wanted to know about money but were too polite to ask. We like to get real.”

6. Money Under 30 – @MoneyUnder30

Money Under 30 is a website that offers simple strategies for saving and spending. You’ll get advice on credit cards, debt, investing, and more. Their website and Twitter page promise to deliver “simple, honest strategies to find success at any age.”


And don’t forget about us! To keep up on all our articles, tips, and financial expertise, just give us a follow at @OppLoans. Have a happy and safe 4th!

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