Learning from diverse people helps broaden your perspective, sharpen your empathy, and increase your knowledge base. Being able to finally achieve financial health is just a bonus.
Likewise, the personal finance professionals you follow online and on social media should ideally represent different cultural backgrounds.
From getting out of student loan debt to navigating the competitive housing market, we’ve compiled a list of eight black financial influencers who are enriching the personal finance space with their unique perspectives and expert advice. Whether you’re looking for a new podcast to listen to, a personal finance book to read, or a course to improve your financial literacy, check out these money gurus.
8 black financial influencers to follow
Expand your financial literacy with these black personal finance gurus who work to bridge the wealth gap through financial education.
1. Tiffany “Budgetnista” Aliche
Tiffany Alishe – better known as “Budget Nista” — I know something about how to achieve financial wellness. A former preschool teacher, she has used her financial know-how to bounce back from unemployment, foreclosure, and debt, and grow a multi-million dollar business based on her personal financial education.
Aliche has created an online school. live rich academyand she has over 485,000 members Dream Catchers community group on FacebookShe is the author of her latest book, “Spend your money wisely” Coming March 2021.
Aliche was also the driving force behind legislation in her home state of New Jersey that made financial education mandatory for all middle school students.
2. Mandi Woodruff-Santos from MandiMoney
Looking for advice from an advocate for inclusive wealth building? mandi money Founder Mandy Woodruff Santos and her community mandy money maker Great place to start. As a career and money expert, Woodruff-Santos regularly contributes her personal finance know-how to national media outlets such as CNN and Business Insider.
In addition to her Makers Academy, “Exit Immediately” ToolkitWoodruff Santos also wrote “Brown Ambition” Podcast, nominated for Best Business and Finance Podcast at the 2022 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards. Serving as a “no judgment zone” for aspiring black and brown women since 2016, podcast guests include Stacey Abrams, Imani Walker, and other first-generation wealth builders. It contains.
3. Amon and Christina Browning in Our Rich Journey
Amon and Christina Browning our rich journey Former civil servants who retired at 39 and 41 and moved abroad share sage advice on how to do the same.
Browning offers courses in Invest, emigrate to Portugal When Chasing FIRE(This stands for Financial Independence Retire Early). You can also check out videos about investing, financial habits, early retirement, and more. Rich Journey YouTube Channel.
4. Rich and Regular’s Kiesten and Julian Sanders
Kiesten and Julian Sanders want to break the idea that talking about money is taboo.on their platform rich and regularthis couple’s mission is to inspire better conversations about money.
Watch Saunderses’ web series “Money on the Table” on youtube. In the second season of the series, we chat with various special guests on topics such as entrepreneurship, property planning, and investing.Or stay up to date their blog For updates on their financial journey.
5. Michelle Singletary
Michelle Singletary Award-winning financial journalist and author. She writes her column, “The Color of Money,” in her Washington Post Personals.
Singletary isWhat to do with money in times of crisis: A survival guide” She has made numerous television and radio appearances to share her financial expertise with the public.
6. Kevin L. Matthews II of BuildingBread
Kevin L. Matthews II is a former financial advisor turned investment educator. He took what he learned helping clients manage multi-million dollar portfolios and created the platform. bill breadhe helps beginners start investing and build intergenerational wealth.
sign up for breadwinner’s circle — Check out one of our free weekly newsletters with tips for new investors — or Matthews. investment courseMatthews is also the author of .From Burnout to Blueprint: Rebuilding Black Wall Street after 100 Years of Silence”
7. Lianca Dolsainville
As a certified financial planner and a thought leader in financial planning, Lienka Dolsainville like to lead by exampleDorsainvil is also co-CEO. 2050 Wealth Partnersa virtual commission-only comprehensive financial planning firm.
Dorsainvil’s podcast, “2050 Trailblazers”, of her passion for diversifying the financial planning industry. She hosts financial literacy professionals, as well as advisory or brokerage services professionals, to share insights on how to achieve long-term financial goals.
8. Bola Sokunbi of Clever Girl Finance
Bola Sokunbi is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI) dedicated to empowering women with the financial knowledge they need to make positive changes in their lives. Her one of Sokhumbi’s inspirational achievements: She managed to amass her first $100,000 in just over three years without a six-figure annual income.
socumbiz clever girl finance A brand is more than just a brand blogClever Girl Finance offers free finance courses On topics like saving, budgeting, investing, and building multiple streams of income. You can register to “”Clever Girls Know’ Podcast,look Clever Girl Finance YouTube Channel or read one of Sokhumbi clever girl finance book.
Kaz Weida is a senior writer at Penny Hoarder. Nicole Dow is a former Senior Writer for The Penny Hoarder.